Day Trips | Greater Lansing Area Moms


Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor Hands On Museum A playground for the curious mind, a place that inspires people of all ages to discover the wonder of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Pre purchase your tickets HERE


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Grand Rapids

Frederik Meijer Gardens  one of the world’s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, was recently listed in the top 100 most visited museums in the world and the 30 most visited museums in the United States

Robert B. Chaffee Planetarium multiple shows weekly, shows run about 40 minutes, purchase tickets online

Grand Rapids Art Museum open daily, 4 exhibits currently and much more, timed tickets available online

Grand Rapids Public Museum  open daily, Wild Connections made with Lego Bricks now open, online tickets available

The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum, open daily, two floors of hands-on interactive exhibits and daily drop-in programs that encourage discovery and learning through play. Advanced reservations are no longer required, masks are required for ages 2 and up. Capacity is limited.

Gerald Ford Presidential Museum open daily, visitors can experience highlights from President and Mrs. Ford’s lives. The exhibit teaches democratic citizenship and allows for quiet reflection. In addition to the permanent exhibits, changing temporary exhibits draw artifacts from Museums all over the country.

Frankenmuth, Midland & Saginaw

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Stemville 141 N. Center Street, Suite 201, Northville, Play center for children that encourages the use of science, technology, engineering, and math.

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