Grand Rapids Public Museum

272 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI
Capacity: 1,200 people

About Grand Rapids Public Museum

Making lasting memories by celebrating life’s major social events at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Overlooking the Grand River and downtown Grand Rapids cityscape, this is the perfect place to celebrate Anniversaries, Birthdays, Proms or Cocktail Receptions. Guests can take a stroll through “The Streets of Old Grand Rapids” and enjoy a memorable ride on our carousel. Our special events team will help make this an extraordinary and unique experience for your guests.

Event Pricing

Meijer Theater
Attendees: 255 max | $500 - $3,000 /event
Pricing for weddings and parties only
Attendees: 147 max | $500 - $1,500 /event
Pricing for weddings and parties only
Outdoor Lawn
$1,000 /event
Pricing for weddings only
First Floor
Attendees: 275-350 | $2,000 - $3,000 /event
Pricing for weddings and parties only
First and Second Floors
Attendees: 375-550 | $2,750 - $3,750 /event
Pricing for weddings and parties only
Whole Building
Attendees: 550-1200 | $3,500 - $4,500 /event
Pricing for weddings and parties only

Event Spaces

First and Second Floor
First Floor
Mejier Theater
Whole Building
Venue Types
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Valet Parking
  • Waterview
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1200
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 5
  • Special Features: Contains three floors of exhibits, the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium, the Cook Carousel Pavilion, Meijer Theater, cafe, and gift shop.