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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Kalamazoo, MI
+1 800-772-3370
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So many amazing artifacts and it's not just for kids

I have lived in this city all my 65 yrs. on this earth and still love going to the Kalamazoo Valley... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Pattiinkalamazoo
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kalamazoo, MI
Awesome

My dad and I visited recently, and it's a great museum! I really like the artifacts that are on the... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
ASL_Secretary14
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Kalamazoo, MI
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"hands on activities"
in 16 reviews
"free admission"
in 11 reviews
"mummy exhibit"
in 10 reviews
"local history"
in 8 reviews
"second floor"
in 10 reviews
"free fun"
in 7 reviews
"three floors"
in 6 reviews
"science area"
in 6 reviews
"rainy day"
in 8 reviews
"all ages"
in 14 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 5 reviews
"general store"
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"few months"
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"older kids"
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"kids area"
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"few hours"
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"special exhibits"
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have lived in this city all my 65 yrs. on this earth and still love going to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. It still has the real mummy that I use to go and see when I was a child. They also have a planetarium...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My dad and I visited recently, and it's a great museum! I really like the artifacts that are on the wall. There are a few kiosks you can walk up to see what the artifacts are and what year(s) they dated from. My favorite part...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I took my 3 and 8 year old over spring break. They had a bunch of special activities set up for the influx of extra kids for the week. My son, 8, who is very intelligent and loves learning, had a great time. My daughter...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Went here on a field trips a couple years age. It is a very fun and enriching place for youngsters. I recommend this for younger children and their families.

Thank Ethan M
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a great little gem in the City. We went there to see what was new, having been there years ago. We started on the top floor and worked our way down. We saw an interesting quilt exhibit that highlighted important events and/or individuals...More

Thank Jim M
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Our extended family, ten of us, spent a pleasant Sunday afternoon there recently. There is something there for all ages, including a wonderful children's area. Parking ramp is just around the corner and an easy walk away.

Thank Ganilla
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

KVM is a wonderful museum, highlighting both the history of the city of Kalamazoo and its surrounding areas, and science, through the use of wonderful displays and hands on interactive centers. Children from 3 to 93 will enjoy being part of an old-time string band,...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

They have a variety of very interesting permanent exhibits, and their temporary exhibits are always interesting. Staff overall is friendly and interested in answering questions. Lots of things for children, too. Good use of interactive materials and technology. They bring in the community with music...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

The museum is great for anyone! A great resource for local history. Look out for special speaker series they may have.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

In the heart of the downtown and with a lot of heart. This museum offers a lot of exhibits and events to keep a child interested for several hours. Plus, there is a planetarium with shows daily, a great experience for younger kids who might...More

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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
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