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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. Fares and Squares: The History of Checker Motors

    Free

    April 23, 2016 - August 21, 2016

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

    For six decades, Checker cabs, with their iconic black and white checkered detailing, were synonymous with taxi service in America’s cities, and those <more>

  2. One World, One Sky

    $3/ticket

    June 20, 2016 - September 2, 2016

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

    Join Big Bird, Elmo, and their Chinese friend, Hu Hu Zhu, exploring the sky they share. Discover the Big Dipper and North Star, and take an imaginary <more>

  3. Secrets of the Sun

    $3/ticket

    June 18, 2016 - September 5, 2016

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

    The story of our star is explored in Secrets of the Sun. From the nuclear forces churning at the heart of the Sun to the mass ejections of solar material <more>

  4. LEGO® Travel Adventure

    Free

    May 21, 2016 - September 11, 2016

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

    There are different ways to get from here to there. To go on an adventure in the air, on land, in space, or on the water, all you need is the right vehicle <more>