Why Support The GRPM?

▼ It is the only cultural institution that represents the spirit of West Michigan through the generosity of residents that have created a publicly owned collection that is second-to-none.

▼ It presents the history, science and culture of our world through the lens of our region and our people.

▼ It is blazing new trails in education through formalized partnerships with local school districts and higher education institutions.

▼ Its newly renovated planetarium and proprietary shows enable the return to prominence in the science education market.

▼ It has an unwavering principle to serve all people: all learners, all backgrounds, all ages, with all physical and cognitive needs.

▼ It brings in blockbuster traveling exhibitions, introduces new programs continuously and is preparing to begin redesigns of core exhibitions.

▼ It is publicly owned.


Thank you to our current members, donors and volunteers!

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is a not-for-profit educational organization that relies on annual, tax-deductible memberships and donations to fund its activities and programs. Your support helps us bring world-class traveling exhibitions to Grand Rapids, helps care for the Museum’s 250,000 artifacts, and provides opportunities for thousands of children and adults of all ages to explore science, history, and culture.