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Kingman Museum

175 Limit St, Battle Creek, MI 49037-2176
+1 269-965-5117
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Legit museum

My wife and I visited the Kingman museum on a Saturday in March and were pleasantly surprised at... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Mike S
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Fun time with the grandkids

We enjoyed our visit with the little ones, &I think they enjoyed it as well....there's a... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Steve J
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Battle Creek
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This natural history museum has great programs for kids and a planetarium.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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175 Limit St, Battle Creek, MI 49037-2176
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+1 269-965-5117
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Kingman museum on a Saturday in March and were pleasantly surprised at the quality and the variety of the exhibits that were here. There is no admission except if you want to enjoy the planetarium show, there was a...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit with the little ones, &I think they enjoyed it as well....there's a planetarium they went to , and enjoyed the dinosaur exhibits....I really thought that their interests wouldn't last long, being 5 & 9 years old, but I was wrong.....of course...More

1  Thank Steve J
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This was a great place to bring my son to learn. They people here are very friendly and helpful. The planetarium was really cool. I recommend this for sure.

1  Thank Robert G
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We found this hidden gem and stopped in with our 6 year old daughter over Winter Break on our way through Battle Creek. So glad it was open on a weekday! The scavenger hunt was a big hit. The taxidermy is really cool and the...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Going to the Kingman is always a fun time for our family, we especially love the Spooky Science event which occurs around Halloween. The Kingman is a must with family fun for everyone.

1  Thank Breezy T
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

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

1  Thank CSSnowshoer
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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

2  Thank Kathy s
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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

1  Thank 1lchic
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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
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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
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