Directions / Map


From I-196 W or E

Take the Ottawa Ave. downtown exit (exit 77C) to Lyon St. Left on Lyon to Division Ave. Right on Division to Library St. Left on Library, and an immediate right on Sheldon Ave. will bring you to our front doors.

From US-131 S

Take the Pearl St. exit (exit 85B) and turn left on Pearl to Division Ave. Right on Division to Library St. Left on Library, and a quick right on Sheldon Ave. will bring you to our front doors.

From US-131 N

Take the Market Ave. exit (exit 85A). Head left on Market. Right on Fulton St. Left on Division Ave. to Library St. Right on Library, and a quick right on Sheldon Ave. will bring you to our front doors.

Parking Tips

  • Bring quarters! Meters surround Veteran’s park, the Grand  Rapids Public library, and the Museum. Time limits vary. The  Museum can often make change for you in order for you to park at one of the meters.
  • Parking is sometimes available at the parking lot belonging to Park Church for $5.00.
  • The City operates a fairly convenient parking ramp at Ionia between Louis and Monroe Center (Monroe Center  Ramp.) If you enter before 6 p.m., the first 60 minutes are free.

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