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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. Sky Legends of the Three Fires


    January 3, 2015 - March 14, 2015

    1 p.m. Sat

    Gather around a flickering campfire with Larry Plamondon, known as Two Hawks, for three stories about the night sky. These stories, from the Native American <more>

  2. Back to the Moon for Good


    January 3, 2015 - March 20, 2015

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

    When Apollo 17 astronauts left the last footprints on the Moon, no one knew how long it would be before the next steps would be taken on the Moon's surface <more>

  3. Orion Nights


    December 20, 2014 - March 20, 2015

    2 p.m. Sat

    During cold winter nights the bright stars of Orion the Hunter twinkle overhead. Learn to find stars within the constellations, and how they go through <more>

  4. Kalamazoo for the Union


    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>

  5. Evidence Found: Explorations in Archaeology


    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>