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Child in labcoatWelcome to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum,
where there is always something new!

Looking for something fun to do in Kalamazoo? Discover the Kalamazoo Valley Museum in Downtown Kalamazoo! With free general admission, families of all ages can spend a day--rain or shine--at our amazing, awe-inspiring, and ever-changing exhibits. Planetarium shows, hands-on crafts, lectures and musical performances round out the offerings.

  1. REBEL: Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War

    Free

    March 27, 2015

    7 p.m. Sun, Fri

    In 1861, at the outbreak of the American Civil War, a teenager from New Orleans headed to the front lines. Under the alias Harry T. Buford, he fought <more>

  2. Kalamazoo for the Union

    Free

    October 18, 2014 - May 17, 2015

    Museum Hours Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

    Kalamazoo for the Union! is not an exhibit of battles won and lost, but, rather, how the people of Kalamazoo County lived through the Civil War. Using <more>

  3. Pink Floyd's The Wall

    $3/ticket

    January 9, 2015 - June 5, 2015

    8:00 p.m. Fri

    Experience “The Wall” like never before. Our Pink Floyd series culminates with the band’s 11th studio album set to stunning laser graphics. <more>

  4. Wildest Weather in the Solar System

    $3/ticket

    March 22, 2015 - June 19, 2015

    3 p.m. Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat

    Earth's atmosphere combines heat, cold, liquid, and gases to make weather. Other planets in our Solar System have even wilder weather than we find on <more>

  5. Evidence Found: Explorations in Archaeology

    Free

    February 14, 2015 - August 30, 2015

    Open Museum Hours Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

    Evidence Found: Explorations in Archaeology is a new special exhibit focusing on southwest Michigan's "backyard" archaeology projects, from the greater <more>