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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. Nitewalk

    Free

    October 25, 2014

    Every 30 minutes from 11 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. Sat

    Take a spooky Nightwalk through a cemetery, caves, and dark corridors. This program will runn all day for FREE during Safe Halloween. Not recommended <more>

  2. Spooky Spaceship Adventure

    Free

    October 25, 2014

    Every 30 minutes from 12:30-3:30 pm Sat

    NASA has discovered an abandoned spacecraft orbiting Earth. This spacecraft supposedly crashed on Mars several years ago, but is now attempting to <more>

  3. Safe Halloween: A Spooktacular Celebration

    Free

    October 25, 2014

    12-4 p.m. Sat

    Downtown Kalamazoo comes alive with miniature ghosts and goblins for Safe Halloween on Saturday, October 25! The Kalamazoo Valley Museum will offer <more>

  4. Big

    $3/ticket

    September 20, 2014 - November 22, 2014

    1 p.m. Sat

    Just how big is space? Sir Richard Attenborough describes the sights seen through the port of a spacecraft on our way outward to the edges of space <more>

  5. Galaxies

    $3/ticket

    September 20, 2014 - November 26, 2014

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

    Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, appears as a faint band of light stretching across the sky. Within the Milky Way, stars are born from clouds of dust <more>

  6. Measuring the Night

    $3/ticket

    September 20, 2014 - December 20, 2014

    2 p.m. Sat

    Hidden in the autumn constellations are special objects that astronomers have used to build a “Cosmic Distance Ladder” which is used to measure <more>

  7. Voices for Social Justice

    Free

    October 4, 2014 - January 19, 2015

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

    What does social justice look like in Kalamazoo? This audio-visual exhibit features community residents who speak about what's happening now and what <more>

  8. 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>