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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Closes in 27 min: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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One of the best places for family entertainment in Kalamazoo

I’ve taken my children there, and now my grandchild. The museum features interesting exhibits and... read more

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Fantastic visit! Plenty to do for all ages! The little ones loved every thing, adults had a... read more

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The Kalamazoo Valley Museum features exhibits on science, technology and the history of Southwest Michigan.
Closes in 27 min
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
230 N Rose St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-5803
+1 800-772-3370
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve taken my children there, and now my grandchild. The museum features interesting exhibits and hands on learning in a safe environment for kids to explore. Wonderful staff. Excellent rotating exhibits as well. A donation box instead of admission fee means you pay what you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KSG1873
Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic visit! Plenty to do for all ages! The little ones loved every thing, adults had a blast too!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hischild1090
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to this museum with our grandson and he loved it (two and a half years old). He especially loved the dinosaur exhibit and the interactive science exhibits. With their swirling tornadoes and tidal effects. The local history on industry and people from Kalamazoo...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bobamys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent several hours at this fabulous place. When you walk onto this free museum, there are things to do. There is a sun dial that was interesting to look at along with some other items. When we went in, we were greeted by a friendly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Crandallsplenty
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Lots of things for young kids to do. My 2 1/2 grandson had a great time. We were there when they had the dog and cat exhibit. Both kids and adults had fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gail W
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This museum is free of charge and perfect for kids of all ages and adults! I visited with a group of friends in the fall. We were all out-of-towners. Unfortunately the museum closes at 5pm sharp, but it is floor after floor of detailed, Kalamazoo...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnnH1483
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is one of the nicest free historical museums that I've ever been too. The museum was within walking distance of our hotel & several restaurants. Lots of interactive displays that were interesting for children & adults. There is a focus on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heather J
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Free museum with a lot to see and do. Just park in the parking garage near by, instead of using parking meter, way more comvient! Also, pay the $3 for the movie, it is worth it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed 4 October 2018

awesome family friendly free museum. wow, free! took the toddler here several times all summer. she loves the toddler room. they have play stations, story time and seems like an art room. the rest of the museum is pretty interactive and we can easily spend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JAluvsTrips
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I love taking visitors to our Kalamazoo Valley Museum when they are in town. It's free, the planetarium is inexpensive and it is always updating it's displays. It's incredibly educational, interesting for all ages and a beautifully kept space.

Date of experience: September 2018
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11 June 2018|
Response from deb752 | Reviewed this property |
It's right across from the Radisson. You might prefer the Kalamazoo House, which would just be a short walk..
Eddie M
7 March 2017|
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Response from TripHelp272 | Reviewed this property |
The Kazoo Valley Museum is a great place to go: 1. It is located at 230 North Rose St -in downtown Kalamazoo 2. The hours are 9-5 most days. 3. Phone: (269) 373-7990 4. Cost: free !! (some programs have a... More