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Fun for Everyone from Ages 0 to 110

Hop in for a fun-filled family adventure. Stop by as you explore other attractions in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo, discovering our exhilarating exhibits and experiences on all three floors. The options are endless. Explore it your way!

Hours and Admission

COVID-19 Policies

Yes, we are open! Please review the following policies for the safety of our guests, staff and volunteers. Masks are required for all visitors over two years old regardless of vaccination status.

  • Public Hours:
    Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Preregistration:
    Guests are encouraged to preregister; walk-up registrations accepted if capacity exists.

  • Admission:
    General admission to the museum is FREE!

Most programs and events are free, too. Check individual program descriptions for fees and availability for special group bookings. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Things to Do

Calling all solo explorers, families, and group adventurers: the museum has something for everyone.


The museum offers many features designed to increase your comfort while you’re here with us exploring.

  • Accessible restrooms with diaper changing pull-down tables
  • Limited wheelchairs are available for use
  • Guest WiFi
  • Audio tours now available for your own smart device

Food in the Museum

Food and drink are not allowed in the museum at this time. Please finish and dispose of all beverages and food prior to entry. Unfinished food and beverages can be stored at the front desk while you tour the rest of the museum. Lunches may be enjoyed in the Arcadia Festival Site playground located behind the museum, or visit one of the many eateries around downtown.


Unless posted, photography is allowed in the Museum. No flash photography please. Feel welcome to tag Kalamazoo Valley Museum on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Getting Around

Museum Map

Group Visits

Do you have a class or large group to bring to the museum? We’d love to see you!

Audio Tours

A fun and unique way to experience the museum!
Kalamazoo Valley Museum
General Admission Is Free

230 North Rose Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
800.772.3370 | 269.373.7990
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The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is operated by Kalamazoo Valley Community College and is governed by its Board of Trustees.

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