Museums & Observatory

Museums & Observatory

 

Explore history through the exhibits of a Newaygo County museum or reach for the stars at our observatory.

 

Expand Your Mind.

The Experience of Exploration

Our museum and observatory offer two unique ways to expand your knowledge about the history of our past and galaxies beyond. Explore the rich educational opportunities of our region.

Stories of the Past & Future

Freedom Fest

Freedom Fest

          When I grew up, it was a seemingly simple affair. We were a small family, myself an only child, and our extended family didn’t visit often. During the cold-weather holidays, we would always venture their way, with some dish wrapped tightly in towels and hot...

Guiso What?

Guiso What?

Guiso What?  The joy of cooking – over a fire! Campers, holiday-makers, hostesses and hosts: what is your favorite table to sit around? Is it one that you decorate during the holidays with special napkins, plates, crystal or glass? Is it the one you congregate on...

Take a Walk – Art Gems in Fremont

Take a Walk – Art Gems in Fremont

When the weather and schedule permits, I walk to pick up my children from school. This gives us a chance to talk about their day without having to navigate after school traffic and attitudes. If we drive home, the ride is filled with complaints about car-sickness and...

Indoor and Outdoor Art

Indoor and Outdoor Art

Indoor and Outdoor Art Every season provides a chance to enjoy all those things we love about living in Newaygo County.  The beauty of seeing the “best sunset ever” every night of the summer, the sound of loons echoing over the lake, feeling your kayak glide along...

Make a Weekend of it!

Newaygo is the perfect spot to expand your experience of the world around you. Whether you are planning an overnight stay or a week long visit, we have just the right spot to rest and renew. What are you waiting for?