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Child in labcoatWelcome to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum,
where there is always something new!

Looking for something fun to do in Kalamazoo? Discover the Kalamazoo Valley Museum in Downtown Kalamazoo! With free general admission, families of all ages can spend a day--rain or shine--at our amazing, awe-inspiring, and ever-changing exhibits. Planetarium shows, hands-on crafts, lectures and musical performances round out the offerings.

  1. Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon


    October 3, 2014 - December 19, 2014

    8 p.m. Fri

    Pink Floyd’s progressive 8th album is put to stunning visuals that will send you to the Moon. The album remained on Billboard charts for an amazing <more>

  2. Leslie Goddard's Clara Barton - Civil War Nurse


    December 19, 2014

    7 p.m. Fri

    Leslie Goddard's living history program introduces Clara Barton during her years as a nurse for soldiers in the American Civil War. Learn how Barton became <more>

  3. Mystery of the Christmas Star


    November 28, 2014 - January 2, 2015

    3 p.m. Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat

    Journey back 2000 years to Bethlehem in Mystery of the Christmas Star as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the Star the wise men followed <more>

  4. Season of Light


    November 28, 2014 - January 2, 2015

    11 a.m. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

    Explore the nature of our holiday traditions as Season of Light recounts the historical, religious, and cultural customs throughout time. Trace Christian <more>

  5. Voices for Social Justice


    October 4, 2014 - January 19, 2015

    Museum Hours Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

    What does social justice look like in Kalamazoo? This audio-visual exhibit features community residents who speak about what's happening now and what <more>

  6. Kalamazoo for the Union


    October 18, 2014 - May 17, 2015

    Museum Hours Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

    Kalamazoo for the Union! is not an exhibit of battles won and lost, but, rather, how the people of Kalamazoo County lived through the Civil War. Using <more>