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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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Address: Kalamazoo, MI
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The winter zoo to do in kazoo.

In the heart of the downtown and with a lot of heart. This museum offers a lot of exhibits and events to keep a child interested for several hours. Plus, there is a planetarium... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Terri C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

In the heart of the downtown and with a lot of heart. This museum offers a lot of exhibits and events to keep a child interested for several hours. Plus, there is a planetarium with shows daily, a great experience for younger kids who might have never seen a planetarium before, but a good experience even for adults. Lots of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I love to visit this place every once in a while. Freshen up my mind to new facts and culture. A great historical and scientifical resource center.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to spend the day with your kids. Lots of hands on things to do and a ton to learn along the way. Free admission only makes it better

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I go to this place, I have a blast. There is always history of some sort that is fascinating and something interesting for everyone. Very entertaining.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My 3 yr.old loved the museum. There is a bit of everything for every age group. Downtown location makes it event better, as the museum is close to restaurants and other attractions. Its a must when you are in Kalamazoo!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Took my granddaughter at four years old. She had a great time at the hands on area and enjoyed many of the other exhibits that are hands on. And it is free!!

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Thank Jeff M
Kalamazoo, MI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

I've visited this museum many times. My young children (ages 2 and 4) enjoy the kids area and all the interactive exhibits they have built into the rest of the museum, especially the music and the ice-cream parlor. We love that its free and kid-friendly. Great for a rainy or cold, snowy day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in to this lovely museum. I actually did not have high expectations, but was blown away by this place! 3 floors of exhibits. Tons of interactive displays, for adults and kids. Highly recommend the Kalamazoo museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

This has become a New Year tradition for our family, and our children are always eager to go back. We usually spend about 2-3 hours in the museum and I find something new every time. There is always a temporary exhibition, and the hands-on displays on the second floor keep our children occupied even as they grow older. They love... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Our family was in Kalamazoo with my husband on business, so I took my kids (ages 3-11) here while he was at work. What a delight! We ended up coming back again the next day! We all loved the exhibits. The museum definitely didn't feel cheap, even though its free admission. Fun!

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