Admission

THE MUSEUM WILL CLOSE AT 3 P.M. ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24. 

During the month of February, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum members receive GRPM member pricing including FREE general admission, FREE planetarium shows, FREE carousel rides and $2 admission to Whales: Giants of the Deep!

NEW! Kent County Residents Pricing

  • Reduced admission for Kent County residents – $5 for adults and $3 for seniors
  • Free admission for Kent County children (17 and under)
  • Free parking to Kent County residents with the purchase of Museum admission
  • A photo ID with an address will be required to take advantage of the benefits (For school groups and children: parent/guardian/teacher ID)

Whales: Giants of the Deep

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Admission to Whales: Giants of the Deep includes general admission to the Museum.

Members Kent County Residents  Non-members
Adults – $2 Adults – $10 Adults – $13
Seniors – $2 Seniors – $8 Seniors – $12
Students – $2 Students – $8 Students – $8
Children – $2 Children – $5 Children – $8
Children 2 and under are FREE Seniors ages 62 & older | Children ages 3-17  Students must show valid school ID

General Admission 

Members Kent County Residents  Non-members
FREE Adults – $5 Adults – $8
FREE Seniors – $3 Seniors – $7
FREE Students – $3 Students – $3
FREE FREE Children – $3
Children 2 and under are FREE Seniors ages 62 & older | Children ages 3-17  Students must show valid school ID

Carousel Rides

Members Kent County Residents  Non-members
FREE $1 $1

Chaffee Planetarium Shows (per program)

 

Members Kent County Residents  Non-members
With general admission FREE $4 $4
Planetarium-only ticket FREE $5  $5

Discounts

The GRPM offers several discounts off general admission.

  • Active Military Discount: $1 off
  • AAA: Receive $1 off by showing your AAA membership card
  • American Alliance of Museums members receive free general admission by showing your membership card
  • College students: Receive child pricing by showing your college ID
  • Free general admission with proof of Association of Science and Technology Center’s reciprocal membership
  • GR Conventioneers: Receive $1 off by showing your convention/conference badge
  • Teacher Club: Teacher Club members receive $1 off (teachers only)
  • Culture Pass: $1.00 off a planetarium show, good for up to 4 tickets