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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice little museum

The KVM is a nice family museum. There’s plenty of things for the kids to do. It’s certainly not an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chris H
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Always Something New

We come here every time we visit family in the area. The 2nd floor and the mummy are guaranteed to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The Kalamazoo Valley Museum features exhibits on science, technology and the history of Southwest Michigan.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
230 N Rose St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-5803
+1 800-772-3370
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All reviewshands on activitiesmummy exhibitfree admissionsecond floorlocal historyall agesinteractive exhibitsthree floorsscience areakids and adultsgeneral storefew monthsgibson guitarlots of funparking rampall age groupsstaff was very friendly
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The KVM is a nice family museum. There’s plenty of things for the kids to do. It’s certainly not an entire day but you can easily spend a couple of hours. There’s nice restaurants in the area for afterwards.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every time we visit family in the area. The 2nd floor and the mummy are guaranteed to entertain my kids. They love pretending to run a soda shop, record the news and visit an old general store. And the fact that the...More

Thank kttycat84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were passing thru to go to Marshall, WI for nite, and I read about this in guidebook for area. It was in the city, bit hard to find, and find parking for but so worth it. It's FREE!!! There's 2 floors and lots to...More

Thank lynne p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is free but is excellent In its galleries that presented the History of this area. They have great interactive stations which appealed to adults and children. It was excellent visit.

Thank Donnagay A
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is a delightful, family friendly museum. We're blessed to have such a gem so close to home.

Thank workingforvacation15
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Was looking for an inside activity on one of the rainy days in June so decided to check out KVM with my husband. We were not disappointed! So many great exhibits, several interactive. Went back with our granddaughter (23 months old) and she loved it....More

1  Thank Nollikat
Reviewed 19 July 2018

A visitor and locals favorite spot! Kalamazoo's equivalent of other cities' "Please Touch Museums". Don't miss this one! And it's FREE!

1  Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We have been to many similar family museums over the years, and I was very impressed with KVM. For a free museum, the exhibits and experiences at KVM were on par or exceeded what we have become accustomed to at full price museums. KVM has...More

1  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

one of the best places to visit around Kalamazoo, they always have changing exhibits. Lots of interactive exhibits along alot of history about Kalamazoo. 3 floors of exciting things too see.

2  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is a wonderful place for kids of all ages. The Children's Landscape on the second floor holds all kinds of interesting activities for children three and under. There are permanent exhibits like the school bus with lights and horn and the...More

1  Thank 735NancyH
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11 June 2018|
Response from deb752 | Reviewed this property |
It's right across from the Radisson. You might prefer the Kalamazoo House, which would just be a short walk..
Eddie M
7 March 2017|
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Response from TripHelp272 | Reviewed this property |
The Kazoo Valley Museum is a great place to go: 1. It is located at 230 North Rose St -in downtown Kalamazoo 2. The hours are 9-5 most days. 3. Phone: (269) 373-7990 4. Cost: free !! (some programs have a... More