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    Gerald R. Ford International Airport: 5500 44th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512

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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

1000 East Beltline Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 957-1580
(888) 957-1580
Fax: (616) 975-9545
The 125-acre Gardens and Sculpture Park features the monumental Leonardo da Vinci’s Horse, indoor and outdoor gardens; Michigan’s largest tropical conservatory; nature trails; sculpture galleries; and over 100 world-class sculptures. Admission charged.
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday noon to 5:00 p.m. Thursday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm June through August.

Gerald R. Ford Museum
Gerald R. Ford Museum

Gerald R. Ford Museum

303 Pearl St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 451-9263
Fax: (616) 451-9570
Experience America’s most entertaining presidential museum. Attend a White House State Dinner, step inside the Oval Office and see the original Watergate burglar tools.
Hours: Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Grand Rapids Children’s Museum

11 Sheldon Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 235-4726
Fax: (616) 235-4728
The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum celebrates childhood and the joy of learning by providing hands-on exhibits that inspire learning and encourage self-directed exploration.
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5:00 p.m.

IMAX® Theatre at Celebration! Village

2121 Celebration NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 530 SHOW
Fax: (616) 532-3660
Located on the corner of Knapp St. and East Beltline. The IMAX® large format film presentation is the most intense cinematic experience in West Michigan.
Admission: Admission charged.

John Ball Zoological Garden
John Ball Zoological Garden

John Ball Zoological Garden

1300 W. Fulton St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 336-4301
Fax: (616) 336-3907
John Ball Zoo, with over 1,000 animals, is located in a 140-acre park. The Zoo has an aquarium, children’s zoo, African area and new chimpanzee exhibit.
Hours: Mid-May to Labor Day, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Winter 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Public Museum of Grand Rapids – Van Andel Museum Center

272 Pearl St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 456-3977
Fax: (616) 456-3873
World-class exhibitions about history, nature, science, regional cultural heritage, Native Americans, 19th-century Grand Rapids cityscape and more. Ride a 1928 carousel, eat in the cafe overlooking the river.
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday noon to 5:00 p.m. Closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday and Thanksgiving Day.