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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. Storytelling Festival: Stories Gone Wild


    February 6, 2016

    10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat

    Stories Gone Wild, the Fourth Annual Storytelling Festival at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, takes place February 5 & 6, 2016. National storytellers Adam <more>

  2. Orion Nights


    December 19, 2015 - March 12, 2016

    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>

  3. Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity


    January 2, 2016 - March 18, 2016

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

    Super computing technology takes the audience on a hunt for the ultimate cosmic monster -- to the center of a black hole, a place humans can never venture <more>

  4. Secret of the Cardboard Rocket


    January 2, 2016 - March 18, 2016

    1 p.m. Sat

    Join in the story of two children who build a rocket out of a cardboard box and take a fantastical voyage through the solar system with the help of <more>

  5. Kalamazoo Gals


    January 23, 2016 - April 10, 2016

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

    The “Kalamazoo Gals” exhibit tells the history of the Gibson Guitar Company in Kalamazoo, with special focus on the World War II era. See the instruments <more>

  6. Goose Bumps: The Science of Fear


    February 6, 2016 - May 8, 2016

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

    Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear is a traveling exhibition developed by the California Science Center, which provides an experiential and holistic <more>