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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. Festival of Health


    January 21, 2017

    12-4 p.m. Sat

    Take charge of your health! Learn about healthy eating habits, exercise, preventative medicine, and relaxation. Join community experts and advocates <more>

  2. Pink Floyd's The Wall


    January 7, 2017 - February 25, 2017

    4:00 p.m. Sat

    Experience “The Wall” like never before. Our Pink Floyd series culminates with the band’s 11th studio album set to stunning laser graphics. <more>

  3. Eclipse 2017


    January 7, 2017 - February 25, 2017

    2 p.m. Sat

    See a simulation of the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017, and view how the motions of Earth and the Moon cause solar and lunar eclipses. Review <more>

  4. In My Backyard


    January 7, 2017 - March 11, 2017

    1 p.m. Sat

    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>

  5. 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>

  6. 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>