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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. Thanksgiving

    November 26, 2015


    The museum will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015 for Thanksgiving. We will reopen on Friday, November 27, 2015 from 9 am to 5 pm. <more>

  2. Measuring the Night


    September 22, 2015 - December 17, 2015

    3 p.m. Tue, Thur

    Hidden in the autumn constellations are special objects that astronomers have used to build a “Cosmic Distance Ladder” which is used to measure <more>

  3. Child in a Strange Country


    September 12, 2015 - January 10, 2016

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

    Child in a Strange Country uses tactile reproductions and authentic artifacts to uncover the roots of modern education for children with vision loss. <more>

  4. In The Dark


    October 10, 2015 - January 17, 2016

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

    Immerse yourself in the world of darkness and discover how plants and animals have adapted to dark environments. Learn about unique creatures that dwell <more>