What better way for kids and adults to learn about the Great Lakes than a hands-on, life-size exhibit of its water cycle? This museum is fun for the entire family with cultural displays, arts and crafts, and water play.

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Family Review of Great Lakes Children's Museum

Away Travel Expert: Meagan Francis
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FamilyExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 0 - 2 , 3 - 5 and 6 - 12
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • The museum offers a variety of special events--check the calendar for more details: http://www.greatlakeskids.org/special-programs.shtml
  • Set aside time to check out the gift shop, jam-packed with toys and gifts that encourage curiosity and learning.
  • Planning a tour on the Tall Ship Manitou? Docks are just across the street from the Great Lakes Children's Museum.
A 15-minute drive north of Traverse City you’ll find a gem of a children’s museum that lets kids (and their adult friends) access an interactive and hands-on education about natural habitats, industries, and people of the Great Lakes region. A

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Across from West Bay in Greilickville
13240 S. West Bayshore Dr.
Traverse City, Michigan 49685
Parking: Main museum: Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: $6 admission fee

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 231-932-4526
Email: info@glcm.org
Price Information: $6 admission fee
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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