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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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Address: Kalamazoo, MI
Phone Number: (800) 772-3370
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Stopped for a quick visit. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful, and the museum offers a wide variety of Kalamazoo related history. Clean interesting and free. great place to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Stopped for a quick visit. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful, and the museum offers a wide variety of Kalamazoo related history. Clean interesting and free. great place to visit

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Portage, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I took my 2 year old granddaughter there and she had an absolute ball! The staff was very friendly and the museum is a treasure in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo!

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is a nice museum and it is free. We were there for two hours and did not get to see everything. We all really enjoyed the hands on activities. They also offered special crafts for kids during spring break.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

There are many things to see and do in this museum that are free. We spent the day her and didn't pay an extra penny for anything. There is the option to pay for exhibits and other fun things but there was no need to the day we went. Exhibits change. Fun for kids of all ages.

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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69 reviews 69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

There are tons of exhibits--fun for both kids and adults. They show movies, history and culture. Well staffed with knowledgeable people.

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Indianapolis
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Fabulous museum. Our family spent 3 hours there, but could have spent more. 2nd floor hands-on science area was amazing!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

After finding this museum here on trip advisor, I decided to give it a once over since I am a huge history buff. My friend and I were very lucky on the day we went because the city was also hosting its fret festival. This festival is perfect for musicians and had a huge display of vintage and new guitars... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

With multiple floors of exhibits, and tons of history about the area of Kalamazoo and surrounding areas, this little museum amazed us! They change the exhibits throughout the year so you may not see the same thing twice on another visit. An informative and entertaining way to spend a few hours!

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Highly engaging and fun museum! Much to learn and do - plus it's free!! Great for babies, toddlers, elementary level students.

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Dearborn
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This place is awesome and its free. We loved every bit of it. Lots of hands on stuff to. We really enjoyed checking this place out. Lots of stuff to learn.

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