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Van Andel Museum Center

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Located on Pearl Street, this museum has exhibits depicting the heritage and manufacturing traditions of Grand Rapids, including a partially operational reconstruction of an early 20th century furniture factory. The museum also houses a 76-foot finback whale skeleton, as well as an operational Spillman carousel. Visitors can walk through a re-creation of a downtown street in 1890s Grand Rapids. The street includes a theater, department store, nine other shops and the sounds and sights of the times. Food is available.

Open daily 9am-5pm.

Location: 272 Pearl St., Grand Rapids Michigan 49504 Telephone 616-456-3977

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

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