John Ball Zoological Gardens - the state's second largest zoo with a new aquarium and a snake house. Located at West Fulton and Valley in Grand Rapids. Open daily mid-May thru Labor Day. 616-336-4300.
Gerald Ford Museum - featuring the life and times of Gerald R. Ford, our 38th president. 303 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids. Open daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 616-451-9290.
Grand Rapids Art Museum - a large art collection, children can get involved in the hands-on art and color experiments in the Children's Gallery. Closed Monday. 155 North Division Street, Grand Rapids. 616-459-4677.
Van Andel Museum Center/Grand Rapids Public Museum - an "entertainment/educational center" with a planetarium, a Michigan Indian exhibit, a 1910 furniture factory exhibit, and a habitat exhibit about the natural environment. The museum is on Pearl Street just west of the Grand River in downtown. Open daily. 616-456-3977.
Grand Rapids Children's Museum - a brand new facility with all kinds of cool stuff for kids. Explore this great Web site for more information. Located at 22 Sheldon Rd., Grand Rapids. Open Wed.-Sun.. 616-235-4726.
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