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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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Address: Kalamazoo, MI
Phone Number: (800) 772-3370
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Spring break visit

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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English first
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
26 helpful votes 26 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
23 helpful votes 23 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
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
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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