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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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Address: Kalamazoo, MI
Phone Number: (800) 772-3370
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A planetarium, exhibits about Kalamazoo history, the mummy, and friendly docents - what more can you ask for? IT'S FREE !!!! (I'm sending in a contribution because there is no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
ckjones55
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cleveland, Ohio
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cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A planetarium, exhibits about Kalamazoo history, the mummy, and friendly docents - what more can you ask for? IT'S FREE !!!! (I'm sending in a contribution because there is no such thing as FREE. Somebody has paid for it.)

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can't say enough about our museum. It's free unless you want to purchase some of the extra programs. We love it. So much to look at. Mystery of the Mummy has always been my favorite exhibit. Science in motion is another really cool exhibit. Everything there is hands on. We go a couple times a year.

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Thank Sher B
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't wait to bring my grand kids to this museum although I also enjoyed it myself. It's very interactive and entertaining all while teaching valuable lessons. There is no admission fee except a small fee for the planetarium which is well worth it.

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Thank Jonnie W
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun museum especially for children. Lots of hands on activities and history of the local area. Planetarium is state of the art. Admission to the museum is free but there is a charge for the planetarium and a few special exhibits.

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Thank Kim C
East Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice free hands-on museum. There are 3 floors of exhibits, although the first floor has one exhibit hall and the planetarium. The planetarium show is only $3.00 and well done. The early show is aimed at younger children. There is plenty of parking near by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in Kalamazoo for a week with my husband while he was in training the kids and I explored. The museum was the best find for us. It kept us busy for a few hours. I would love to visit again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nice surprise. We didn't expect so much from this museum. Lots of interesting local history and great hands on exhibits that kept our tweens engaged for a couple hours! The science exhibits were excellent and we all enjoyed them. It was the prefect size for exploring. Not too big...not to small. It had something for all ages.... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This event is ALWAYS fantastic. There are book reviews, hands on information, mini concerts, Chris and team do a wonderful job of connecting the string community.

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Thank Julie V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I take my grandchildren there yearly and they still love it even though they are 14. It is very informative and educational. They love the hands on experience. The featured exhibits are always great to visit, along with the permanent ones.

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Thank Linda H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free admission but it would not disappoint even if they charged. Lots of hands-on and well presented exhibits. Lego special exhibit high lighting Travel fascinating. Don't miss the Mummy exhibit. Need to return and spend more time.

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