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Kent County Residents Getting Special Benefits at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Remember last years millage request and vote to support the Grand Rapids Public Museum and John Ball Zoo? Well, it passed with the help of loyal supporters, and now we get to reap the benefits!

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50th Anniversary of the Apollo 1 Spacecraft Commemorated With Vatican Observatory Director Coming to Grand Rapids

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) just announced some exciting news. The Director of the Vatican Observatory, Brother Guy Consolmagno is coming to Grand Rapids for a  presentation of “Discarded Worlds, Astronomical Ideas that were Almost Correct" on Saturday, February 11 at 11 a.m. Tickets are on sale now!

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Lots of fun in Grand Rapids for the Kids and Family During Christmas Break

Are you looking for things for the family to do over Christmas break? This might be your answer. How about a Snowflake Break?

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is once again hosting family-friendly fun over this year’s holiday break! Now through January 3, the GRPM will celebrate Snowflake Break with additional hands on activities, all included with admission.

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A Beer Lovers Paradise at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Beer Lovers rejoice! The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) continues its very popular Beer Explorers program next year, actually just a few weeks away, on January 12, 2017. Held in partnership with Founders Brewing Company on Thursday evenings, it gives Grand Rapidians a new twist on a Founders beer tasting.

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‘Charlie Brown’ Musical Opening at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Grand Rapids Public Museum is partnering with Stage GR to bring the musical "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" to the stage in the Meijer Theater at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

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Learn the Science of Snow at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Kids have a lot of fun in the snow. Now there's an educational opportunity designed to channel that excitement into a learning experience.

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is giving kids a chance to learn the science behind snow with a special hands-on program.

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Breakfast With Santa? Your Kids Will Love it!

How would your kids like to have breakfast with Santa Clause?

After all, with Santa coming to their house to leave some presents Christmas Eve, wouldn't it be a good idea if they could have breakfast with the jolly old elf before the big event? Of course!

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Classic Fire Truck has new Home at Grand Rapids Public Museum

This is really cool. The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today the newest acquisition to their Collections, a 1937 American LaFrance “Tiller” Fire Truck, originally from the City of Grand Rapids.

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Whales are Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is opening the new exhibit Whales: Giants of the Deep this Saturday, October 22, beginning with a special Opening Party. This exhibition will be really immersive with lots of hands on components, life-size skeletons, models and a whole lot more.

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Dracula’s Blood, Franken-Worms and More at Grand Rapids Public Museum

It might be a very scary time for kids at the Grand Rapids Public Museum this October, because they'll be working with Dracula's blood. Creeeeeeeeeepy!

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ArtPrize Eight is Almost Here

Are you ready? Are you ready for some incredible art, crowds, fun and excitement?

ArtPrize 8 is but days away and the excitement kicks off next week with the opening the 2016 most-attended public art event on the planet!

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The Olympics are Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will open a new mini exhibit An Olympic View, this Saturday July 23rd. With the Summer Olympics arriving soon, this exhibit celebrates the history of the Games, athletes from Grand Rapids, as well as the Brazil, the 2016 host.

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