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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Address: Kalamazoo, MI
Phone Number: (800) 772-3370
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Kalamazoo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observatories/ Planetariums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Observatories/ Planetariums, Specialty Museums, Museums

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Poulsbo, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
55 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Right in the middle of downtown Kalamazoo is this little treasure of a museum. It was fun reading facts and about the history of Kalamazoo. And, even better, it was free. If you are in Kalamazoo, please check this place out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I took my oldest child there she had a blast and I enjoyed it myself especially the mummy.A very Nice surprise

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is a great place to take you kids when nothing else is going on. You can spend an hour or so walking through the open areas and when we went, it was free.

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Windsor
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I was very impressed with this museum. It was a last minute stop before I left Kalamazoo. I could have stayed longer but could not. Lots to see and do and it was free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

If you have small children it is a great place to go. We didn't see the shows to verify for older children. But for adults... Bells is down the street.

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