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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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Address: Kalamazoo, MI
Phone Number: (800) 772-3370
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Too good to be true

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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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 NEW

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

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
26 helpful votes 26 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I came here for my college class and still had a good time even though it's designed for kids. I helped some young ones build some cars and even learned some things from the exhibits. Great free activity for a rainy day.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

All of the Museum is great except the parking. You will have to pay for parking in a ramp or on street

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Vicksburg, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Even the Kalamazoo Valley Museum is on the small side- the exhibits are always kept fresh and interesting. This is a great place to spend a rainy day with the kiddos.

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63 reviews 63 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Like mentioned above, it is a cute and hidden treasure. There is a fantastic planetarium that we went and watched the show. ONLY $3. The exhibits are well done and very well laid out. The staff is nice and always around if you want to ask anything. We got to see their Civil War attraction that they are showing now... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great small kids museum. Free to get in. Love it! Lots of great places to eat nearby. They often have special exhibits. Worth your time.

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