Ultimate List of the Best Museums and Art Galleries near St. Johns, MI

Become a part of the community of St. Johns, Michigan by visiting the nearby museums and art galleries. See what the locals are up to by checking out our list down below.
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Center Art Gallery

Address: 1795 Knollcrest Circle Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI
Hours: 9 or 10 a.m. to 4, 5 or 9 p.m.; closed Sun.
Distance from Nordic Pineapple B&B: 1-hour-and-15-minute drive 
The Center Art Gallery showcases the art of Calvin University Bachelor of Art graduates. Past exhibits or events include "Merging Stem and Art: Artist Talk," "Borrowed Light Reception," and "The Undefeated Reception."


Clinton Northern Railway Museum

Address: 107 E Railroad St, St Johns, MI
Distance away: 3-minute drive
At the Clinton Northern Railway Museum, you can tour antique railcars and see other railroad artifacts. The knowledgeable guides there are ready to help you learn about the history of the railroad. 

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Grand Rapids Public Museum

Address: 272 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI
Hours: 9 or 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Distance away: 1-hour-and-20-minute drive
This museum has a variety of interactive exhibits for you and your family. You'll be able to learn about "Amazing Pollinators," "West Michigan Habitats," "1928 Mighty Wurlitzer Organ," "Meet Finny" and more. The three main areas you'll be able to explore at this museum are culture, history and science.
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Address: 1130 S Dewitt Rd, St Johns, MI
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; closed Sat. and Sun.
Distance away: 5-minute drive
Dive into the world of agriculture at IQhub. This museum has your typical exhibits, along with a tractor simulator and planting fun. Become part of the outdoors and the world of farming at IQhub.  

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Lansing Art Gallery

Address: 119 N Washington Square, Lansing, MI
Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 or 6 p.m.; closed Sun. and Mon.
Distance from us: 25-minute drive
The friendly and informative atmosphere at Lansing Art Gallery makes looking at the gallery's art exhibits a fun experience. You'll be able to look at mugs, jewelry, oil paintings and gift ideas that switch out throughout the year.

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MSU Broad Art Lab

Address: 565 E Grand River Rd Suite 1, East Lansing, MI
Hours: Noon to 6 p.m.; closed Mon. through Thu.
Distance from Nordic Pineapple B&B: 25-minute drive
Watch art get made in real time in the art lab's studio share and workshops. The lab also has exhibitions like "Seeds of Resistance," "Michael Burton" and "Interstates of Mind." Sometimes there will be free events there, too.
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Meridian Historical Village

Address: 5151 Marsh Rd, Okemos, MI
Hours: 9 or 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Open only on Wed. and Sat.
Distance from us: 30-minute drive
Learn about the 1850s while exploring the gorgeous grounds of the Meridian Historical Village. You'll see the Grettenberger Farmhouse, Barnes House, Randall Schoolhouse and other historical buildings while visiting this village. Many people use this space for weddings. 
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Saper Galleries and Custom Framing

Address: 433 Albert St, East Lansing, MI
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; closed Sun.
Distance from us: 30-minute drive
The personable staff at this frame shop are great at helping you learn about the art and find a gift-worthy product. Some artists whose work had been on display there in the past include Paul Braslow, Michael Callihan, Tunis Ponsen and Brian Davis. 

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