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'Under the Arctic' exhibit now open at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Posted at 7:52 AM, Sep 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-27 07:52:46-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Public Museum is debuting a new interactive exhibit to highlight the subject of climate change.

The 'Under the Arctic' exhibit hosts experiential components such as a 30-foot Alaskan permafrost tunnel replica, fossil research stations, and games.

The goal of the exhibit is to educate museum-goers about permafrost's traits and larger role within the environment, with the display showcasing on the museum's second floor now through Spring 2021.

Alee'a Cherry, Marketing Manager for Grand Rapids Public Museum, joined Fox 17 live to talk about the 'Under the Arctic' experience.