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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. Violent Universe


    September 19, 2015 - November 25, 2015

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

    The starry night sky is our window to a fantastic, ever-changing sculpture we call the universe, where constructive and destructive forces make changes <more>

  2. Small Worlds


    September 21, 2015 - November 25, 2015

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

    In the summer of 2015, three space probes are exploring comets, asteroids, and dwarf planets: the small worlds of our solar system. Hori, the New Horizons <more>

  3. SpacePark 360


    November 25, 2015 - November 27, 2015

    2 p.m. Wed, Fri

    Travel through an amusement park that spans the Solar System. Computer generated graphics create unique but somewhat familiar rides at each of the planets <more>

  4. One World, One Sky


    November 25, 2015 - November 27, 2015

    1 p.m. Wed, Fri

    Join Big Bird, Elmo, and their Chinese friend, Hu Hu Zhu, exploring the sky they share. Discover the Big Dipper and North Star, and take an imaginary <more>

  5. Child in a Strange Country


    September 12, 2015 - January 10, 2016

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

    Child in a Strange Country uses tactile reproductions and authentic artifacts to uncover the roots of modern education for children with vision loss. <more>

  6. In The Dark


    October 10, 2015 - January 17, 2016

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

    Immerse yourself in the world of darkness and discover how plants and animals have adapted to dark environments. Learn about unique creatures that dwell <more>