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General Events

general events

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit Grand Opening
January 27, 2024

9am Ribbon cutting

10am Daniel Tiger Meet & Greet

Join us for a ribbon cutting at 9am followed by a meet & greet with Daniel Tiger at 10am! Explore the return of the Rapid River Farm & Mitten Kids Dental Exhibit.

Sensory Friendly Playtime
February 19, 2024
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

Together with Autism Support of Kent County, GRCM welcomes families to play in a calmer, quieter environment outside of regular museum hours. Free to attend. RSVP required.

member events

member events

Members-only Playtime
January 29, 2024   *   9am-12pm
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

Daniel Tiger Meet & Greet at 10am

GRCM members, join us for a special Member Monday as we reopen the museum with 3 new exhibits! 

Meet Daniel Tiger, enjoy special playtime in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, get fancy with facepainting, and create a themed craft at this tiger-tastic member morning!

Members-only Playtime
February 12, 2024   *   9am-12pm
Grand Rapids Children's Museum

Daniel Tiger Meet & Greet at 10am

No fuss, all frills! Join us for member playtime on Monday, February 12 from 9am-noon as we break out the beverages and teatime treats for a Valentine's Tea & Cocoa party!

❤️ Make a Valentine for someone special
❤️ Enjoy a tea party with REAL teapots, teacups, & saucers!
❤️ Teatime treats
❤️ Hot cocoa, tea, & coffee


Fancy outfits encouraged at this lovely morning at the museum!

Save the date for upcoming members-only playtimes:

⭐ Monday, February 12 ➡️ Valentine's Tea & Cocoa Party
⭐ Monday, March 11 ➡️ Capes & Crowns Party

fundraising events

grown-up events

 Let's Play Golf Outing Fundraiser 
June 24, 2024
11am registration, 12pm shotgun start
Thornapple Pointe Golf Course


Save the date for the 5th Annual Let's Play Golf Outing! Proceeds from the Let’s Play! Golf Outing will help the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum continually provide funding by supporting our efforts to bring play to all children in our community through open-ended programs, exhibits, outreach initiatives, and community partnerships.

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