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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. 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>

  2. Treasures of the Great Lakes

    $3/ticket

    June 23, 2015 - September 17, 2015

    3 p.m. Tue, Thur

    Learn how navigators on the Great Lakes have used the night sky and lighthouses to guide them to their destinations. Discover how you can use bright <more>

  3. Mystery of the Missing Moon

    $3/ticket

    June 22, 2015 - September 18, 2015

    11 a.m. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

    Mrs. Finch's class is assigned a two-week project to watch and draw the changing shape and position of the moon in the night sky. On the last night of <more>

  4. Tinkertoy: Build Your Imagination

    Free

    June 6, 2015 - September 20, 2015

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

    TINKERTOY®: Build Your Imagination™ is an educational exhibit that combines the open-ended and inventive play qualities of the timeless TINKERTOY® <more>