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Dr. John Harvey Kellogg Discovery Center

480 Van Buren St W, Battle Creek, MI 49037-2339
+1 269-965-3000
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I think that this place has a long way to go to be truly interesting to the average visitor. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mhm49mhm49
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White Plains, New York
What a hidden gem located in Battle Creek

Dr. Kellogg Discovery Center is a great hidden gem located in Battle Creek. The museum isn’t... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Shari P
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Located just west of downtown Battle Creek, this recreated 19th century village takes visitors back in time through reenactments, restored and replicated buildings to tell the story of a people who lived to honor God. Visitors experience living history in a restored log cabin, one-room schoolhouse, and the houses of the Adventist pioneers who settled in the west end of Battle Creek in 1855. Sunday – Friday from 10am to 4 pm, Saturday from 2pm to 4 pm. Call ahead for an appointment. Admission by donation. We are closed the follow Holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day.
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480 Van Buren St W, Battle Creek, MI 49037-2339
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+1 269-965-3000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I think that this place has a long way to go to be truly interesting to the average visitor. We were probably most disappointed that KELLOG's no longer has factory tours... and that this was about all there was to see in Battle Creek. Don't...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Dr. Kellogg Discovery Center is a great hidden gem located in Battle Creek. The museum isn’t large, but starts off with a informative short video for you to watch first before checking out and trying some of Dr. Kellogg’s inventions. Fun, and informative place to...More

1  Thank Shari P
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

The Discovery Center is located just west of downtown Battle Creek in the heart of the Historic Adventist Village. Upon entering, you should proceed to the back where you watch a short video that gives you the history of Dr. Kellogg and his inventions. After...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Very small but nice Kellogg's actual Museum. There are other houses, school and churches with religious to see around the museum. It is very interesting. Must visit if you are in the 40 to 50 mile radius. Check for timings before you visit. Very friendly...More

1  Thank Shaukat K
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

The free tour starts at the Kellogg Discovery Center. It has a good video on Dr. Kellogg. The museum has an interesting collection of his inventions and discoveries. He was very focused on healthy eating and fitness. Battle Creek owes many of its buildings and...More

3  Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

You start off watching a movie about Dr. John Kellogg inventing corn flakes and then learn exactly why he invented the breakfast cereal for his patients at the health institute. We actually had the director of the Discovery Center give us a tour of all...More

1  Thank Chuck K
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We'd expected to stop here and see very passive museum type displays of Kellogg's life and work. Instead, we had an interesting guide who walked us through and encouraged us to try some of the equipment developed by Kellogg and used to stimulate better health....More

2  Thank 2seniors53
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We weren't going to stop but changed our minds last minute and we are SO glad we did! Our guide (can't remember his name) was so Informative and helpful. We came on a Sunday and pretty much had the place to ourselves. Very very much...More

2  Thank Alicia D
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Took my youth ministry volunteer team visit the Adventist Village to be acquainted with their church's history and visit the home of one of the pioneers of the church. Wow! It was great to see the many early inventions of Dr. Kellogg, a pioneer in...More

1  Thank tomo848
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Started with a good video about the discovery of corn flakes. Also a nice tour guide gave insight into the inventions of Dr. John Kellogg. We had less than an hour to get this in our schedule. There is more to see, but this worked...More

1  Thank fishgolfforever
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Kathryn W
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Response from Ralph L | Reviewed this property |
There are a few steps to the museum and to enter the old buildings. If you can manage these, you should be fine. You mat park right near the museum instead of the lage parking lot. Ignore the barricade for a "through... More
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