303 Pearl St. N.W., Grand Rapids Michigan 49504
Located on Pearl Street, this triangular building displays both the private life and public career of President Gerald R. Ford. Exhibits include a re-creation of the Ford Paint & Varnish Company where the future President worked as a boy as well as information about the October 1973 vice-Presidential confirmation hearings when Ford served as House Minority Leader.
Visitors also can take a holographic tour of the White House, observe foreign policy procedures in the White House Situation Room and view the Convention in 1976.
Open Monday through Sunday 9am-5pm; closed major holidays.
Other History nearby:
(Holland) Dutch Village
(Grand Rapids) Gerald R. Ford Museum
(Grand Rapids) Grand Rapids Children's Museum
(Hastings) Historic Charlton Park Village & Museum
(Muskegon) Muskegon County Museum
(Grand Rapids) Van Andel Museum Center
10/22 Coming to The Grand Rapids area
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