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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Kalamazoo, MI
+1 800-772-3370
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Fun for Kids of All Ages

It was a well thought out museum with hands on exhibits that were fun for kids & adults alike. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
s_m_daniels
Fun place and Free

It's a good way to spend an hour or two. They have a few permanent exhibits and then some rotating... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Todd C
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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Kalamazoo, MI
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+1 800-772-3370
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"hands on activities"
in 16 reviews
"free admission"
in 11 reviews
"mummy exhibit"
in 10 reviews
"local history"
in 9 reviews
"second floor"
in 10 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 7 reviews
"three floors"
in 6 reviews
"science area"
in 6 reviews
"rainy day"
in 8 reviews
"all ages"
in 14 reviews
"kids area"
in 4 reviews
"general store"
in 4 reviews
"few months"
in 5 reviews
"older kids"
in 3 reviews
"few hours"
in 8 reviews
"whole family"
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"gibson guitar"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a well thought out museum with hands on exhibits that were fun for kids & adults alike. The Spy Exhibit had loads of puzzles & codes to crack that kept the museum fun.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a good way to spend an hour or two. They have a few permanent exhibits and then some rotating exhibits. The spy exhibit was fun and informational.

Thank Todd C
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

A great hands on history museum. I went with 2 other adults and we had a blast. Tip though check out the 3rd floor first as they seem to have some awesome immersive interactive exhibits. There was one that gave clues that your team would...More

1  Thank spunkyred79
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Took our kids kids to the museum and they loved it and had a blast they loved the planetarium as well. Will definitely return

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Very nice museum focusing on local history. Especially nice Gibson guitar exhibit. Quite a few hands on interactive exhibits especially good for kids.

Thank Brent G
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. It’s a combo college museum, historic museum, traveling exhibit museum and more. I had a chance to stop in...did I mention it was FREE? It houses some fun Kzoo historical ditties, a way to learn about this amazing community. I...More

Thank mariannb
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

There have been great improvements and additions to the museum since they've opened, and it's become the perfect place to spend an afternoon with little ones. Lots of hands-on enriching activities, fun movies, and a super clean and organized environment. Our grandkids love coming here,...More

Thank TravelReview2
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 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

1  Thank Lirpa050709
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

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

Thank DRJHo
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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
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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
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