Demonstrations for Groups

Free demonstrations, appropriate for all ages, are approximately 20 minutes and can accommodate groups up to 25. Request one of the following demonstrations at least two weeks before your visit.

Currently Available Demonstrations

Cooking a Comet

Science Demonstration
Our chefs are out of this world! Watch while we mix the essential ingredients to create a comet right before your eyes.

Static Electricity

Science Demonstration

Everyone experiences electricity in their day-to-day lives, whether it’s to operate machines, light up a room or by getting that shock after walking across the carpet and touching a doorknob. This demonstration will explain the difference between static electricity and current electricity. It’s guaranteed to make your hair stand on end!

Mystery Artifacts

History Demonstration
Participants will help solve the mysteries of some of our historical artifacts. What are they? How do they work? Who used them? Depending upon the age of the group, this demonstration may be presented in a game show format.

Toys from Times Past

History Demonstration
Sample the fun of toys, unplugged!

Open-to-the-public Demonstrations

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Kalamazoo Valley Museum
General Admission Is Free

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Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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