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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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Address: Kalamazoo, MI
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+1 800-772-3370
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While in Kalamazoo for a week with my husband while he was in training the kids and I explored. The museum was the best find for us. It kept us busy for a few hours. I would love... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

While in Kalamazoo for a week with my husband while he was in training the kids and I explored. The museum was the best find for us. It kept us busy for a few hours. I would love to visit again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This was a nice surprise. We didn't expect so much from this museum. Lots of interesting local history and great hands on exhibits that kept our tweens engaged for a couple hours! The science exhibits were excellent and we all enjoyed them. It was the prefect size for exploring. Not too big...not to small. It had something for all ages.... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This event is ALWAYS fantastic. There are book reviews, hands on information, mini concerts, Chris and team do a wonderful job of connecting the string community.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I take my grandchildren there yearly and they still love it even though they are 14. It is very informative and educational. They love the hands on experience. The featured exhibits are always great to visit, along with the permanent ones.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Free admission but it would not disappoint even if they charged. Lots of hands-on and well presented exhibits. Lego special exhibit high lighting Travel fascinating. Don't miss the Mummy exhibit. Need to return and spend more time.

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Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Free admission to a great collection of history. For those who don't know Checker Cabs were made here in Kalamazoo. A.M. Todd was the Mint King. His headquarters were on Douglas Ave., the famous Plank Road. Wrigleys and many others were customers. And of course, the classic Gibson Guitars were made here. The museum encompasses the history of each of... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is an excellent place to take children of all ages. Our granddaughters love the interactive exhibits. The museum offers something for everybody.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Met my grandkids down there for afternoon fun. Its nice there's still somewhere to take kids that is free admission and still has a little educational fun to do.

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Berrien County, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome my daughters 3 and 7 years old had a blast! To top it off it was FREE. They liked the Lego cars the best and the space 3D movie was great!

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Thank Kemmoree D
Mishawaka, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Family and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. The staff was knowledgeable and vey helpful!

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