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. FULL - Camp 9-1-1


    July 17, 2018

    9 am - 4 pm Tue

    This is an interactive camp designed to educate children on the importance of emergency preparedness. Participants will learn how to access the 911 <more>

  2. Kalamazoo A-Z


    April 28, 2018 - August 26, 2018

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

    Dive into some of the KVM’s rarely-seen collections as the story of Kalamazoo unfolds one letter at a time. Kalamazoo A – Z features artifacts <more>

  3. Perfect Little Planet


    July 5, 2018 - August 31, 2018

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

    Imagine the ultimate space vacation. Discover our solar system through a different set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect <more>

  4. Circle Time


    July 5, 2018 - August 31, 2018

    10:00 am Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri


  5. Treasures of the Great Lakes


    June 26, 2018 - September 6, 2018

    3 p.m. Tue, Thur, Sat

    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>

  6. Cats & Dogs


    May 16, 2018 - September 9, 2018

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

    Cats and dogs have lived alongside us for 15,000+ years, and during that time, they have had many different roles in our world. In the exhibit Cats <more>