Visitor Info & Rentals

Image of the exterior of the museum from the front. The museum is a brick building. There is a tower above the entrance with large glass windows so visitors can see into the museum as they enter.
Visitor Information & Rentals

The Museum staff is committed to providing a welcoming and safe environment for all visitors. Maps are available for self-guided exploration throughout the three floors. If you have a question about an exhibit or you need to know the location of a particular artifact, ask one of our easily identifiable greeter-guides.

The Museum is handicapped accessible with elevators, wheelchairs, assistive listening devices in the planetarium, and push button door openers to the bathrooms. If you or someone in your group is hearing impaired and plans to attend a program at the Museum, please call two weeks ahead and we will arrange for an ASL interpreter.

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum offers varied options for local businesses and organizations to gather for training or networking. Be advised, the Kalamazoo Valley Museum does not permit alcohol on the premises. To inquire about renting the Museum and/or the planetarium for a private event, contact the Events Office at (269) 488-4204 or email

At this time, the Kalamazoo Valley Museum cannot rent the facilities for private birthday parties. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Museum's Volunteer Program offers a wide variety of opportunities.