Arts, Museums, & Historic Sites

Enjoy West Michigan’s dynamic art scene with innovative performances, distinctive exhibits at museums and galleries, and festivals and contests that defy convention. Explore informative exhibits, impressive collections, and engaging hands-on activities that bring the vibrant history of the Great Lakes to life at historic sites. Whether immersing yourself in local history, discovering the creations of national and local artists, or visiting kid-friendly museums, West Michigan offers a wealth of enriching experiences across its impressive locations.

View the West Michigan Experience the Arts Article in the 2024 Carefree Travel Guide

View a map of history hotspots in the 2024 West Michigan Carefree Travel Guide.