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. Kalamazoo A-Z

    Free

    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>

  2. Treasures of the Great Lakes

    $3/person

    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>

  3. Perfect Little Planet

    $3/ticket

    June 16, 2018 - September 8, 2018

    1 p.m. Sat

    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. Treasures of the Great Lakes

    $3/person

    June 16, 2018 - September 8, 2018

    2 p.m. 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>

  5. Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here

    $3/person

    June 16, 2018 - September 8, 2018

    4 p.m. Sat

    Following the success of "Dark Side of the Moon" and the demands placed on Pink Floyd, "Wish You Were Here" speaks to the absence of Syd Barrett, a <more>

  6. Journey to Space

    $3/person

    June 23, 2018 - September 9, 2018

    3:00 p.m. Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat

    Man has an inherent need to explore what lies beyond the next horizon. This drive combined with emerging technologies from sailing ships, air travel <more>

  7. Cats & Dogs

    Free

    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>

  8. Circle Time

    Free

    April 14, 2018 - December 15, 2018

    11:00 a.m. Sat

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