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The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is a delightful, family friendly museum. We're blessed to have such a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Great for all ages!

Was looking for an inside activity on one of the rainy days in June so decided to check out KVM... read more

Reviewed 4 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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230 N Rose St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-5803
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I have took my children here many times. they loved it. If you need somthing to do for a family outing here you go.

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for your kids, a field trip and even a date or just enjoy it yourself. Multi level w elevators if unable to take the stairs. Oh and did I say it’s free! There is a perfect little planet section that...More

Thank murpmatt
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The museum is located in downtown Kalamazoo, and is in a modern building. Parking is across the street. The focus is on Kalamazoo history, describing businesses, people, inventions, and more. Most exhibits are permanent, but a couple are temporary. The medical inventions were fascinating (some...More

1  Thank ColoradoCat
Reviewed 23 May 2018

It was an unseasonably cold and rainy day in May so to kill some time, my husband, adult daughter and I went to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. We thought we'd kill a half hour, maybe less--it didn't matter. This place is impressive! First of all,...More

1  Thank deb752
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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
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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