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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Kalamazoo, MI
+1 800-772-3370
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Downtown Kalamazoo Gem

This is a great museum of local history. Temporary exhibits are well done and always fascinating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Small town museum about a small town - by Nicole Rovig

It's part of the community college. The exhibits are primarily about the history of the city. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole R
East Lansing, Michigan
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Kalamazoo, MI
+1 800-772-3370
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great museum of local history. Temporary exhibits are well done and always fascinating. Beautiful building with outstanding architecture. Centrally located near hotel, restaurants and other features. Highly recommended!

Thank frankjs2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's part of the community college. The exhibits are primarily about the history of the city. It looks like many generous folk donated things form their homes to fill the museum. It's free. A warm place on a cold day but not much more than...More

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A KVM visit is educational and enjoyable, and that experience is primarily because the staff is so professional and so focused on ensuring the museum fulfills its educational mission. Thank you, KVM!

Thank donnabF2357SJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go here often. The third floor exhibits are interactive, and change every few months. Highlights are the children's rooms, and the Egyptian section. My grandkids beg to go!

Thank FredaAB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had the afternoon without the munchkin. Looking for something different to do, we headed over to the KV Museum. Walked in and were greeted by a nice employee at the information desk. When I asked how much it cost to enter...More

Thank skywarn6118
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this museum with our grandson several times. The exhibits are fabulous! Wonderful for school-aged children.

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My grandkids are not little kids, but they seemed to enjoy many of the hands on exhibits. I am not from the area, so I enjoyed learning the history of Kalamazoo and seeing the relics. Its great that it is free!

Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 10 August 2017

For the size of the city, I think Kalamazoo has one of the BEST free museums of most cities. I brought my 4-year-old grandson and we had a great time exploring the special dinosaur exhibit upstairs. It includes good Kalamazoo history for the older kids...More

Thank TakenByTravel777
Reviewed 28 July 2017

A visit with time restrictions and therefore we didn't get to see the program in the planetarium. Parking is close and either curbside meters or parking lots with minimal fees. The museum is free admittance and we had our 1st very helpful person at the...More

Thank B K
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Kalamazoo Valley Museum is a great place for kids and adults. Lots of hands on things for the kids to learn from doing.

Thank 992maryk
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Eddie M
8 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