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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Closed Now: 13:00 - 17:00
Open today: 13:00 - 17:00
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Spent several hours at this fabulous place. When you walk onto this free museum, there are things... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Lots of things for young kids to do. My 2 1/2 grandson had a great time. We were there when they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gail W
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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The Kalamazoo Valley Museum features exhibits on science, technology and the history of Southwest Michigan.
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 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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All reviews hands on activities mummy exhibit second floor local history all ages interactive exhibits three floors kids and adults top floor few hours few months gibson guitar lots of fun all age groups staff was very friendly front desk across the street
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Reviewed 1 week 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Gail W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank AnnH1483
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

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

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.

Thank walkeliz84
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The KVM is a nice family museum. There’s plenty of things for the kids to do. It’s certainly not an entire day but you can easily spend a couple of hours. There’s nice restaurants in the area for afterwards.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We come here every time we visit family in the area. The 2nd floor and the mummy are guaranteed to entertain my kids. They love pretending to run a soda shop, record the news and visit an old general store. And the fact that the...More

Thank kttycat84
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We were passing thru to go to Marshall, WI for nite, and I read about this in guidebook for area. It was in the city, bit hard to find, and find parking for but so worth it. It's FREE!!! There's 2 floors and lots to...More

Thank lynne p
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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