Grand Rapids, Michigan: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Team Field Report

303 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI
I-196 to exit 77A/US Hwy 131. South on US Hwy 131 to exit 85B (Pearl St.). East on Pearl, then a quick turn north into the Museum parking lot.
M-Sa 9-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $8.
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Gerald Ford Presidential Museum.

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Exhibits the pen he used to pardon Nixon, and the .45 Colt pistol used by "Squeaky" Fromme to try to kill him. On the grounds are the side-by-side graves of Gerald and First Lady Betty Ford, and outdoor statues including Jerry, Betty, and a full-color space-suited astronaut. Report...

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Museum expansion to accommodate the growing legacy of Gerald Ford

With a Republican in the White House and thriftiness apparently not a concern, the Gerald Ford Museum in Grand Rapids, MI, has embarked on a $6.35 million expansion. By April 2004 the museum will have a bigger store, an interactive replica of the White House's Cabinet Room, and 8,000 more square feet of exhibit space to display important Gerald Ford stuff.... [05/19/2002] Complete News Story

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