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Address: 175 Limit Street, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Phone Number: 269-965-5117
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Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: This natural history museum has great programs for kids and a planetarium.

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A so, so attraction. We enjoyed the Kellogg Discovery Center much more!! It had an average planetarium show, a craft for the kids & the staff was friendly. It took us about 90... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A so, so attraction. We enjoyed the Kellogg Discovery Center much more!! It had an average planetarium show, a craft for the kids & the staff was friendly. It took us about 90 minutes to see the show & tour the museum. It could have taken us less time but we were going at a very leisurely pace. If your... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We liked the museum building an d the e exhibits. When we visited, there was a scavenger hunt type activity for kid. That was interesting. We visited because we live nearby and it participate s in the ASC Reciprocity Agreement. It was reasonable.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It's geared for kids, but my husband and I really enjoyed it. It's in an historic building, three floors and has an elevator. If you're a reader of information, allow at least 90 minutes. The planetarium is a deal! The museum is located at the Leila Arberatum, a beautiful circle drive, picnic areas, frisbee golf, and paved nature trail. A... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Geared to children. Has excellent Planetarium shows. Good geological display and dinosaur interactive exhibit.

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Cortland, Ohio
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We had been here before and my kids wanted to go again! Its a small Natural History Museum, great for younger children because its not overwhelming!

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Concord, Michigan
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64 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Kingman has been around as long as I can remember and it's never disappointed. The planetarium is so peaceful and the exhibits are great. From the moment you approach the building you know this place is going to be something special. Visit it again if you're from the area and visit it for the first time.

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Michigan
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81 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I enjoyed my time in this little compact museum. Nice natural history collection and a small geology collection for some rocks and gems for sale. Great Visual show I saw on distant aliens when I went on a Saturday, other shows are about nature and the solar system. Good value for money for a family and they offer Annual membership.... More 

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BiggVikesFan80
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I took my 2 year old son and his favorite thing was riding the elevator. I think I paid $8 and we were there for less than 15 minutes. Find something else to do!

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Enterance fee was too high for the experience, and museum looked like it hadn't been cleaned in a long time. Bathroom on main floor was very nasty, and changing table was filthy. I should've worn gloves. Has cleaning staff, and what little staff they do have are very stand offish and unfriendly. Exhibits were dirty and compiled by amateurs. Poorly... More 

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Michigan
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285 reviews
170 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Not much in the museum and the entrance fee is not worth what you get. The planetarium is pretty cool however and shows some interesting movies.

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