The Innovation Gallery includes one-on-one dynamic, technology-rich exploration of four major areas.

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. U2 Laser show


    November 4, 2017 - November 18, 2017

    4 p.m. Sat

    Where the Streets Have No Name, Sunday Bloody Sunday (live from Red Rocks), Pride (In The Name Of Love) , I Will Follow, With or Without You, Bullet the <more>

  2. One World, One Sky


    November 4, 2017 - November 18, 2017

    1 p.m. Sat

    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>

  3. Coffee, Donuts, and Discussion with Lecia Brooks


    November 18, 2017

    10:30 a.m. Sat

    Have coffee, donuts, and discussion with Lecia Brooks of the Southern Poverty Law Center as she discusses how they fight hate, teach tolerance, and <more>

  4. Two Small Pieces of Glass


    November 4, 2017 - November 18, 2017

    2 p.m. Sat

    Join two young teens who decide to attend a Star Party, where their teacher and other astronomers have set up telescopes for star gazing. There, they <more>

  5. The First Stargazers


    October 29, 2017 - November 22, 2017

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

    Journey back in time to explore how the first stargazers experienced the sky above. Your guide is Nashira, a friendly time traveler who has visited <more>

  6. Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World


    September 30, 2017 - January 7, 2018

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

    GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World is a touring exhibition that offers attendees an entertaining, engaging, and hands-on experience with one <more>