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Kingman Museum

175 Limit St, Battle Creek, MI 49037-2176
+1 269-965-5117
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Loved the Arborteum

I did not get to the museum, it was closed but the grounds are wonderful. I was driving past and I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CSSnowshoer
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New York City, New York
Local favorite since childhood

Although this museum has changed and evolved from my childhood, we still bring our children and now... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Kathy s
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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This natural history museum has great programs for kids and a planetarium.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 16:00
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175 Limit St, Battle Creek, MI 49037-2176
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not get to the museum, it was closed but the grounds are wonderful. I was driving past and I saw all the carved trees of the fantasy forest, did a U turn and went back. Then I wondered around the whole property. Its...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Although this museum has changed and evolved from my childhood, we still bring our children and now our children's children to this educational place with mastodon and sabertooth tiger bones. The museum is positioned in the Leila Arboretum which also is of interest with their...More

1  Thank Kathy s
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful little gem of a museum There's a awesome little planetarium theater that is totally free with admission. Saw a great show about "black holes" and there was a very interesting discussion about stars afterwards. The Front desk receptionist was above and...More

Thank 1lchic
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Visited today with friends and a 2 year old. There are lots of interesting items in the collection, with our favorite being the dinosaur bones downstairs. We also enjoyed a planetarium show on the sun. It only cost $20 for 4 adults and that was...More

2  Thank Lindsey A
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I have been here with school groups and the kids love going. They have a Planetarium and good exhibits. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. This is also part of the Leila Arboretum! Both are a great family friendly outing. Pricing is reasonable and...More

2  Thank magicmom71
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lot of fun with a educational purposes. Good place for all ages to learn about the past years of experience in the world.

2  Thank Julia H
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a little treasure in our town. They have different exhibit specials throughout the year and really try to engage children in different ways through their programming. Very appropriate for families with young children.

2  Thank Mermaid_at_Heart2014
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Big museums can overwhelm little visitors but Kingman Museum is just the right size for young elementary. Not completely hands-on but there's plenty to keep those little hands happy and minds in motion. The large polar bear & musk ox greets you, and always creates...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This museum is a fun way to spend a few hours- if you include the planetarium. It is an older museum, but my boys 8 and 12 enjoyed it.

3  Thank Kareylynn
Reviewed 26 November 2015

I've been to several world-class museums, and this just isn't one of those, but if you're looking for an entertaining way to spend an hour or so, this is a decent way to do it. The staff is friendly, the space is easy to navigate...More

4  Thank Conally S
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