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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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amazing, free , interactive and modern

awesome family friendly free museum. wow, free! took the toddler here several times all summer. she... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Austell, Georgia
Best free museum I've ever been to!

I love taking visitors to our Kalamazoo Valley Museum when they are in town. It's free, the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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 free admission second floor local history all ages interactive exhibits three floors science area kids and adults general store few months gibson guitar lots of fun all age groups staff was very friendly front desk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This museum is free but is excellent In its galleries that presented the History of this area. They have great interactive stations which appealed to adults and children. It was excellent visit.

Thank Donnagay A
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is a delightful, family friendly museum. We're blessed to have such a gem so close to home.

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Was looking for an inside activity on one of the rainy days in June so decided to check out KVM with my husband. We were not disappointed! So many great exhibits, several interactive. Went back with our granddaughter (23 months old) and she loved it....More

1  Thank Nollikat
Reviewed 19 July 2018

A visitor and locals favorite spot! Kalamazoo's equivalent of other cities' "Please Touch Museums". Don't miss this one! And it's FREE!

1  Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We have been to many similar family museums over the years, and I was very impressed with KVM. For a free museum, the exhibits and experiences at KVM were on par or exceeded what we have become accustomed to at full price museums. KVM has...More

1  Thank Thomas S
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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