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. Weather and Climate in the Solar System


    April 22, 2018

    1:30 p.m. Sun

    You may be familiar with the weather and climate in Michigan. But what about on Mars? Venus? The outer solar system? In this presentation by Shawn <more>

  2. From Earth to the Universe


    April 8, 2018 - April 22, 2018

    4 p.m. Sun, Tue

    Grades and up
    30 minutes

    The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths, and awe <more>

  3. Top Secret: License to Spy


    January 28, 2018 - April 29, 2018

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

    Top Secret: License to Spy is based around a James Bond-style fantasy of exotic locations, high-tech equipment, and, of course, a mystery to solve. <more>

  4. Secret of the Cardboard Rocket


    April 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018

    2 p.m. Sun

    40 minutes

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

  5. Habitat Earth


    April 2, 2018 - June 15, 2018

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

    Grades 4 and up
    25 minutes

    Discover what it means to live in today's connected world with Habitat Earth, an award-winning film from the <more>