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Child in labcoatWelcome to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum,
where there is always something new!

Looking for something fun to do in Kalamazoo? Discover the Kalamazoo Valley Museum in Downtown Kalamazoo! With free general admission, families of all ages can spend a day--rain or shine--at our amazing, awe-inspiring, and ever-changing exhibits. Planetarium shows, hands-on crafts, lectures and musical performances round out the offerings.

  1. Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here

    $3/ticket

    December 2, 2016

    6:30 p.m. Fri

    Following the success of "Dark Side of the Moon" and the demands placed on Pink Floyd, "Wish You Were Here" speaks to the absence of Syd Barrett, a <more>

  2. Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon

    $3/ticket

    December 2, 2016

    8 p.m. Fri

    Pink Floyd’s progressive 8th album is put to stunning visuals that will send you to the Moon. The album remained on Billboard charts for an amazing <more>

  3. Kalamazoo Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra

    Free

    December 2, 2016

    6 p.m. Fri

    The Kalamazoo Valley Museum's Friday Night Highlights Series presents a live music experience featuring the Kalamazoo Mandolin & Guitar Orchestra for <more>

  4. Season of Light

    $3/ticket

    November 25, 2016 - January 6, 2017

    11 a.m. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

    Explore the nature of our holiday traditions as Season of Light recounts the historical, religious, and cultural customs throughout time. Trace Christian <more>

  5. Mystery of the Christmas Star

    $3/ticket

    November 25, 2016 - January 6, 2017

    3 p.m. Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat

    Journey back 2000 years to Bethlehem in Mystery of the Christmas Star as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the Star the wise men followed <more>

  6. Sustainable Shelter: Dwelling Within the Forces of Nature

    Free

    September 24, 2016 - January 8, 2017

    Museum hours Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

    Shelter is a universal human need – a need we share with other living things. Since buildings consume lots of resources and almost half of all the <more>

  7. Let's Dance!

    Free

    October 15, 2016 - January 16, 2017

    Museum hours Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

    Dancing has long been a way to bring people together. Learn about dance bands, dance halls, and dancing in Kalamazoo, hear stories from the people who <more>