Entries by Great Lakes Children's Museum

Get Your Rubber Duckies Here!

GLCM is once again selling Rubber Duckies to race in the 30th Annual TC Optimist Boardman River Duck Race- held on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at 4 p.m. (Kids Day of National Cherry Festival) @ UNION ST. BRIDGE. What is the TC Optimist Boardman Duck Race? Every year on the first Thursday of the National […]

GLCM Voted Red Hot Best #1!

2015, 2016 and AGAIN in 2017!   Thank you Northern Michigan for voting us the #1 Place to Take the Kids on a Rainy Day! Of course, the GLCM is also AWESOME on snowy days, and even on nice days too- sometimes you and the kiddos need a break from the sun for a few […]

Write-up in SW Michigan Dining!

  SW Michigan Dining Eating out & Entertainment in Kalamazoo and SW Michigan Our big plans for Saturday in Traverse City was checking in to Great Wolf Lodge.  L couldn’t wait, but we had a few hours between lunch and when we could actually get in. In past trips up north, we have always found […]

Daddy Daughter Sweetheart Dance February 10th!

 The Great Lakes Children’s Museum presents a Daddy Daughter Sweetheart Dance on Friday, February 10th, 2017 to support the hands-on, play-based learning opportunities offered at the Museum. This year’s dazzling evening will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum in Traverse City.   All girls of all ages and […]

GLCM programs in the news again!

Program celebrates King’s legacy   Peace, science, understanding promoted at Great Lakes Children’s Museum   ·         BY CAROL THOMPSON cthompson@record-eagle.com ·         Record-Eagle/Jan-Michael Stump Record-Eagle/Jan-Michael StumpMadison Harrington, 6, examines the peace symbol she decorated during Peace Day activities in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum in Traverse City. The […]

Member Night Jan 20th- this Friday evening!

We will play the movie “Finding Dory” at 5:30 pm in the Great Lakes Room, and the uniform for the evening is PAJAMAS!  (Parents, bring your cameras!) Children can alternate between watching their favorite parts of the movie, creating Finding Dory- themed crafts, snacking on underwater themed munchies and playing with the Museum exhibits. For […]


Need a holiday present idea that isn’t just more STUFF??   Fortunately, we all probably have a little too much stuff these days…  so just what is a good present? What do we all need more of?   QUALITY TIME WITH OUR LOVED ONES!   Just think- wouldn’t it be nice to drop in to the Great […]