FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: What do your programs cost?
A: Students, kindergarten through 12th grade, visiting as part of an organized classroom visit are admitted free of charge. We require one adult chaperone for every ten students. Those required adults are also admitted free of charge. Additional adults are required to pay admission: $8.00 for adults, $6.00 for senior citizens and military service members, $5.00 for college students with ID.
Q: Is funding available for transportation costs?
A: Yes! Thanks to the Secchia-Allen Bus Fund, visiting schools may qualify for transportation reimbursement. Inquire about applying for these funds when you schedule your visit.
Q: Are the programs aligned with educational standards?
A: Yes, all of our programs have been carefully designed to be age- and grade-appropriate. Programs align with common core literacy standards as well as grade level content expectations for social studies.
Q: Where is the DeVos Learning Center located?
A: The DeVos Learning Center is located within the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum at 303 Pearl Street NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504. (via google maps)
Q: Is there space for my students to eat lunch there?
A: Yes, upon check-in, our staff will assist you in storing sack lunches in our prep kitchen area. Students are welcome to eat outdoors and enjoy the ambiance of the Grand River and Ah-Nab-Awen Park. In case of inclement weather, our staff will assist you in finding an indoor location.