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Spring Break Experience: Interesting Insects!

Interesting Insects! (Ages 4–5, 6–8, 9–11)

$35 per person members | $45 per person nonmembers

 

Ages: 4–5 years – Butterfly Fun! (Class Full)

Let the Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition spark your creativity as you observe an array of colorful butterflies flying, resting, and eating. Learn how a caterpillar changes into a butterfly by playing an engaging butterfly game and exploring the butterfly life cycle. Create a unique mask and wings to wear while listening to butterfly stories.

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Ages: 6–8 years – The Buzz about Bees! (Class Full)

Catch the buzz and find out why pollinators are so important by learning about friendly, native Mason bees. Make a bee house to hang in a sunny location and create a small beeswax candle. Then pot a “bee-utiful” plant in an eco-friendly container to place near your bee house and attract our winged friends.

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Ages: 9–11 – Insect Transformations!

After visiting the Flying Jewels & Other Lofty Insects exhibition, learn about the amazing transformations insects go through, from egg to nymph to adult. Become inspired to reimagine common insects in artful ways—beetles that transform into butterflies, ants that become ladybugs. Using a variety of materials, create one-of-a-kind 3D insect transformation.

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Date

Apr 01 2024
Expired!

Time

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

HOURS

Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
Monday 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 9 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday 9 am - 5 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

RATES

Members (with ID) FREE
Adults (14-64) $20.00
Seniors (65 and older) $15.00
Students (with student ID) $15.00
Museums for All $2.00
Children (3-13) $10
Children (2 and younger) FREE

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2024 Lineup Announced

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water outage UPDATE:

We are open during our normal operating hours as the City of Grand Rapids continues to test water quality after this weekend’s city-wide water outage. Water fountains are not running until further notice. Bottled water is available for purchase, or you may bring your own water. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Spring Break Hours

Extended Hours

Enjoy extended spring break hours until 9 pm on April 1-5.

Extended Member Early Hours

Each Sunday from 9-11 am during Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming and Saturday, April 6, from 8-9 am. 

HOURS

Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

RATES

Members (with ID) FREE
Adults (14-64) $20.00
Seniors (65 and older) $15.00
Students (with student ID) $15.00
Museums for All $2.00
Children (3-13) $10
Children (2 and younger) FREE