Take a trip to Grand Rapids (2.5 hours from Detroit) and visit the new Molly of Denali exhibit at the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum. With tons of hands-on experiences your kids are sure to enjoy it!

The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum has two full level’s of fun! Shoot a movie, enjoy a full room dedicated to music making, a giant light bright, and a mini town with a shopping area complete with cashier stations and a bank. All of this and more is just on the first floor! Head upstairs for a bubble area, giant train table, pizza making area and a hands-on room that has rotating fun activities to do.

The Molly of Denali exhibit can be found on both floors of the museum. Fly a bush plane through Alaska, care for sled dogs, go ice fishing or check out the trading post. There is so much fun to be had and so much exploring to do. All while learning about Alaskan traditions and values! But hurry, The Molly of Denali exhibit will only be here until May 14th! Be sure to catch Molly of Denali on your local PBS station. While in Grand Rapids, be sure to check out World of Winter festival’s larger-than-life art installations. The FREE outdoor winter festival is the largest in the Midwest and fun to explore during the day or at night.

The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum is open: Sunday & Tuesday 12pm-4pm, Thursday 12pm-7pm, Friday & Saturday 9am-4pm.
Admission: Adults and children are $10, under 1 are FREE
The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum is located at// 11 Sheldon Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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