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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Kalamazoo, MI
+1 800-772-3370
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A nice variety of exhibits. Winter break fun.

It was a nice mix of exhibits. We saw some neat hands on weather related exhibits downstairs we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Decatur, Indiana
via mobile
Happy visit to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum.

This local museum is really special, especially in its number of historical items related to local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice mix of exhibits. We saw some neat hands on weather related exhibits downstairs we had not seen at other museums. The guitar special exhibit was interesting for my metal head husband. The giant electric guitar was memorable. We enjoyed the mummy/Egyptian...More

Thank Lirpa050709
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This local museum is really special, especially in its number of historical items related to local history.

Thank DRJHo
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We live in Kalamazoo but had never been to the planetarium or the museum. We had a great time and learned some interesting things about our town. The show was great!

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 14 November 2017

So much history. Free? Enough said. I now wish I had a girl from Kalamazoo. To be honest, after my hotel stay, my college game experience, & this place; I am ready to move.

Thank toddross1234567
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Family friendly activities and learning stations for all. Must visit! Seasonal events and projects are great!

Thank sondral211
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Our family LOVES this place! Great FREE family fun, our boys absolutely love building and racing cars around the race track. Also playing in the children's room. Our boys love putting on puppet shows for us and there older siblings.

Thank JENLB78
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I visited KVM worth my wife Ann's my 16- and 10-year-old kids. The "Voices for Social Justice" exhibit was sobering and powerful. I had to explain things to my kids that, thankfully, they didn't understand. The mummy was interesting, particularly to my 10-year-old. The real...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is a great museum of local history. Temporary exhibits are well done and always fascinating. Beautiful building with outstanding architecture. Centrally located near hotel, restaurants and other features. Highly recommended!

Thank frankjs2015
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It's part of the community college. The exhibits are primarily about the history of the city. It looks like many generous folk donated things form their homes to fill the museum. It's free. A warm place on a cold day but not much more than...More

1  Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 8 September 2017

A KVM visit is educational and enjoyable, and that experience is primarily because the staff is so professional and so focused on ensuring the museum fulfills its educational mission. Thank you, KVM!

Thank donnabF2357SJ
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Eddie M
8 March 2017|
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Response from TripHelp272 | Reviewed this property |
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