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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Kalamazoo, MI
+1 800-772-3370
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MOSTLY FOR KIDS but,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

My grandkids are not little kids, but they seemed to enjoy many of the hands on exhibits. I am not... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dino and More

For the size of the city, I think Kalamazoo has one of the BEST free museums of most cities. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Kalamazoo, MI
+1 800-772-3370
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My grandkids are not little kids, but they seemed to enjoy many of the hands on exhibits. I am not from the area, so I enjoyed learning the history of Kalamazoo and seeing the relics. Its great that it is free!

Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the size of the city, I think Kalamazoo has one of the BEST free museums of most cities. I brought my 4-year-old grandson and we had a great time exploring the special dinosaur exhibit upstairs. It includes good Kalamazoo history for the older kids...More

Thank TakenByTravel777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit with time restrictions and therefore we didn't get to see the program in the planetarium. Parking is close and either curbside meters or parking lots with minimal fees. The museum is free admittance and we had our 1st very helpful person at the...More

Thank B K
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Kalamazoo Valley Museum is a great place for kids and adults. Lots of hands on things for the kids to learn from doing.

Thank 992maryk
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Fun little place to escape during the weekend or the summer. It's free, lots of fun for the kids and air conditioned so you can escape the summer heat. There's a rotating exhibit that changes every few months so the kids don't get bored.

Thank Kerri E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a great place to take the family. It's set up as both a children's museum and a local history museum. So it's great for all age groups. And best of all, it's free! How can you pass on a free museum with almost...More

Thank FamilyMan2131
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A great little museum with exhibits ranging from mummies to Kalamazoo history. Presently they are having a dinosaur exhibit. It is an excellent value as the admission is free. You can leave a donation if you are so inclined. We go often as we are...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is a community treasure! Permanent displays are interesting and interactive. Traveling display of dinosaurs is awesome . If visiting only for dinosaurs, call first to see if still displayed. Oh and it is free , with donations greatly appreciated.

Thank MickKalamazoo
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to bring our 5 yr old here to see their dinosaur attraction. He loved it and so did we. The staff was very friendly and informative. The only complaint, which has nothing to do with the museum, was the crazy amount of summer...More

Thank Kdiceg
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Took my son to Kalamazoo for the weekend and this spot was perfect! It had free admission and a lot of interactive and learning opportunities.

Thank Esme M
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Eddie M
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The Kazoo Valley Museum is a great place to go: 1. It is located at 230 North Rose St -in downtown Kalamazoo 2. The hours are 9-5 most days. 3. Phone: (269) 373-7990 4. Cost: free !! (some programs have a... More