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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. Here I Stand: One City's Musical History with Sonya Hollins, author


    September 25, 2016

    1:30 p.m. Sun

    Hear about the talented African American musicians who honed their skills in Battle Creek. With never-before-published photos and stories, Ms. Hollins <more>

  2. Secret of the Cardboard Rocket


    September 18, 2016 - November 20, 2016

    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>

  3. Dinosaurs at Dusk


    September 17, 2016 - November 23, 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 Lucy <more>

  4. Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here


    September 18, 2016 - January 1, 2017

    4 p.m. Sun

    Following the success of "Dark Side of the Moon" and the demands placed on Pink Floyd, "Wish You Were Here" speaks to the absence of Syd Barrett, a <more>

  5. 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>