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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. Surveying Michigan


    January 22, 2017

    1:30 p.m. Sun

    Beginning in 1815, small groups of men traversed the wilds of lower Michigan utilizing a relatively new method of surveying and describing parcels of <more>

  2. Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon


    January 8, 2017 - February 5, 2017

    4:00 p.m. Sun

    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>

  3. In My Backyard


    January 8, 2017 - March 12, 2017

    2 p.m. Sun

    Through story and song, children’s entertainer Fred Penner invites you to his backyard to explore the changes of the seasons, the concepts of day and <more>

  4. Ice Worlds


    January 7, 2017 - March 17, 2017

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

    Ice Worlds explores the role of ice in the Universe. It is found in the Rings of Saturn, the mountain sized dirty snowballs we call comets, making the <more>

  5. And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations


    January 21, 2017 - June 4, 2017

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

    And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations features works of superb artistry that draw on the enduring American tradition of narrative <more>