GRCM is two floors of hands-on interactive exhibits and daily drop-in programs that inspire learning through play. GRCM has been a playful destination in downtown Grand Rapids, MI for over 25 years and 4 million guests!
June Coffee Hour
The Local First Coffee Hour events are a casual opportunity to connect with member businesses, hear about our upcoming programs, and learn how to build an economy that puts people first. We host them monthly…Learn More
Loving Day Celebration
Loving Day CelebrationJune 10, 2023 * 11am-4pmGrand Rapids Children's MuseumEbony Road Players, in partnership with the Grand Rapids Children's Museum, presents "Faces of Family: Sowing Seeds of Love." Part of the 9th Annual West…Learn More
2 Million Diapers Donated Celebration
2 Million Diapers Donated CelebrationJune 23, 2023 * 6-9pmGrand Rapids Children's Museum Celebrate with the Great Start Parent Coalition of Kent County at GRCM! With the help of pantry partners, 2 MILLION DIAPERS have been…Learn More
Let’s Play! Golf Outing
The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum invites you to the 4th Annual Let’s Play! Golf Outing. Please join us Monday, June 26th at Thornapple Pointe Golf Course. This fundraiser will help the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum…Learn More
Day of Play Celebration
Join us for the 6th Annual “Day of Play” Celebration on July 30, 2023 from noon-4pm at the Grand Rapids Children's Museum in downtown Grand Rapids. This community outreach initiative began with a proclamation by…Learn More
Promos + Discounts
Museums for All
Museums for All is a national initiative to encourage museum attendance among low-income and underserved families. EBT/WIC cardholders qualify for a reduced GRCM admission rate of $1.75 per person for up to twelve people. This discount is available during all normal operation hours, all you need to do is ask for the Museums for All discount when purchasing admission.
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Mother’s Day – FREE Admission
Happy Mother's Day! We are offering FREE admission for mothers, grandmothers, & mother-like figures on Sunday, May 14. Make memories at GRCM while you play during the last day of Molly of Denali: An Alaskan Adventure. Thank you for all that you do!
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