Reciprocal Membership Benefits for Grand Rapids Public Museum Members with the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum

This month the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is partnering with the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum (GRCM) to offer reciprocal membership benefits for the month of October.

Through this partnership, GRPM members can visit the GRCM and receive free general admission. GRCM members in return can visit the GRPM and receive free general admission, free planetarium shows and free carousel rides. GRCM members will also be able to visit the new traveling exhibit Whales: Giants of the Deep at GRPM member pricing of $2 between October 22nd and October 31st, as well as visit Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown! free of charge between October 29th and October 31st.

“October is a great time to be a member of the GRPM!” said Kate Moore, VP of Marketing and PR for the Grand Rapids Public Museum. “The GRPM partnered with the Children’s Museum in May this year, and with such a great success and partnership, we decided to do it again.”

“We love to partner with the Grand Rapids Public Museum on reciprocal memberships – there is so much for our members combined between the two organizations!” said Adrienne Brown, Marketing and Events Manager of the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum.

For more information on the reciprocal membership benefits or to become a member of the GRPM, please visit

Organization Info

Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is an invaluable, publicly-owned institution that is home to more than 250,000 unique artifacts that tell the history of Kent County and beyond, houses the only planetarium in the region, and is responsible for protecting the Norton Indian Mounds, a national historic landmark. The Grand Rapids Public Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, with its main location in downtown Grand Rapids, MI at 272 Pearl Street, NW. For additional information including hours of operation, admission fees and exhibit/event listings, please visit

Grand Rapids Children’s Museum

The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum creates minds through play by providing open ended, creative, interactive, play experiences which have been shown to help the cognitive, social emotional and physical development of children. Children ages 0-10 learn while having fun each time they visit. The Museum is open to the public Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30am to 5pm, Thursdays 9:30am to 8pm (Family Night Thursday 5pm to 8pm) and Sundays noon to 5pm Regular admission is $8.50 per person,$7.50 ages 65+. Family Night is $1.75. Pals Members and children under 1 are free! For more information, please visit