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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. Past Forward: Bringing an Old House into the 21st Century


    April 19, 2015

    1:30 pm Sun

    Sharon Ferraro, founder of the Old House Network, will give practical advice about how to get your old house up to date and energy efficient AND keep <more>

  2. 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>

  3. Secret of the Cardboard Rocket


    March 22, 2015 - June 14, 2015

    2 p.m. Sun

    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 a <more>

  4. Wildest Weather in the Solar System


    March 22, 2015 - June 19, 2015

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

    Earth's atmosphere combines heat, cold, liquid, and gases to make weather. Other planets in our Solar System have even wilder weather than we find on <more>

  5. Evidence Found: Explorations in Archaeology


    February 14, 2015 - August 30, 2015

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

    Evidence Found: Explorations in Archaeology is a new special exhibit focusing on southwest Michigan's "backyard" archaeology projects, from the greater <more>