NEW Saturday Curiosity Labs at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) just announced new Saturday Curiosity Labs will be starting Saturday, September 22. Curiosity Labs give visitors the opportunity to get hands-on with science during their visit!

Curiosity Labs will feature fun, hands-on activities themed around science for all ages! Highlights visitors can expect include: learning how a watershed works through the Museum’s water table and utilizing an Augmented Reality (AR) sandbox in which by moving and building the sand, visitors can create erupting volcanoes, rivers, oceans, mountains. Additional hands-on activities will change week to week.

Saturday Curiosity Labs will be free with general admission take place every Saturday at the GRPM from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in an open house style format.

Labs begin Saturday, September 22 and will run through Saturday, May 18, 2019. For more information on Curiosity Labs and to see upcoming exhibits and programs at the Museum, visit

The GRPM’s Watershed Lab was funded by Great Lakes Fishery Trust and Wege Foundation. Saturday Curiosity Labs are funded by the Brookby Foundation.

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 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