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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. Secret of the Cardboard Rocket


    September 19, 2016 - November 4, 2016

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

    Join in the story of two children who build a rocket out of a cardboard box and take a fantastical voyage through the solar system with the help of <more>

  2. Dinosaurs at Dusk


    September 17, 2016 - November 5, 2016

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

    Propel yourself back through time to explore an Earth teeming with the feathered dinosaurs that are likely the ancestors of modern-day birds. Join <more>

  3. Sustainable Shelter: Dwelling Within the Forces of Nature


    September 24, 2016 - January 8, 2017

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

    Shelter is a universal human need – a need we share with other living things. Since buildings consume lots of resources and almost half of all the <more>

  4. Let's Dance!


    October 15, 2016 - January 16, 2017

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

    Dancing has long been a way to bring people together. Learn about dance bands, dance halls, and dancing in Kalamazoo, hear stories from the people who <more>