march, 2018

18mar10:00 am5:00 pmFree Day - Sponsored by Kent County Farm Bureau10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Event Details

The GRPM will open their doors free of charge on Sunday, March 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. thanks to sponsorship from Kent County Farm Bureau.

Visitors will receive free general admission on this day to explore the Museum’s three floors of core exhibits at no cost, and get hands on with agriculture-themed activities from Kent County Farm Bureau and artifacts from the GRPM Collections.

The GRPM offers fun, hands-on learning opportunities for all ages through a variety of core and traveling exhibits. Visitor favorites include the Streets of Old Grand Rapids, an immersive exhibit that transports visitors back to 19th century of downtown Grand Rapids, and West Michigan Habitats, that showcases the vast wildlife found in West Michigan.

The current traveling exhibit Water’s Extreme Journey will be included free of charge for visitors on the Museum’s Free Day! Visitors will become a water droplet as they enter an experiential maze to learn about water conservation.

Additional experiences for visitors include the special traveling exhibit Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids, planetarium shows and the Museum’s 1928 Spillman Carousel – that are available for an additional charge.

The free day will be held during the Museum’s normal hours, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 18.


(Sunday) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Grand Rapids Public Museum

272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504