The Geek Group

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The Geek Group
Status closed
Country United States of America
State or District Michigan
City Grand Rapids
Date of founding 1994/07/07
Last Updated 2020-02-14
Phone 616-466-GEEK
Snail mail

902 Leonard NW
49504 Grand Rapids
United States of America

Number of members Over 4000 World Wide"Over" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 4000.
Size of rooms 42,000 square feet
Location 42° 59' 6.70" N, 85° 41' 28.41" W

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The Geek Group provided access to science, technology, engineering and math by developing programming and facilities for individuals and institutions to learn, explore, innovate and play at an independent pace according to their needs. They closed their doors December 31, 2018.

The Geek Group was a US 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Geek Group had over four thousand members scattered across the globe, in every state in the US and one hundred and forty one countries.


The Geek Group was founded in 1994. It moved locations several times before coming to Grand Rapids in 2010.

During 2017 and 2018, The Geek Group slowly rebranded itself as The National Science Institute, eventually dropping the "The Geek Group" name altogether.

In the December of 2018, The Geek Group (now fully The National Science Institute) was raided by several federal authorities[1], fully shutting down on December 31[2].