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Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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Address: Kalamazoo, MI
Phone Number: (800) 772-3370
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Fretboard Festival

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Julie V
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very interesting museum with rotating exhibits. I go several times a year to see what's new. They also have entertainment and special programs especially on the first Friday evenings during Art Hop.

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Thank Maggie B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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Thank Dennis R
Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free admission to a great collection of history. For those who don't know Checker Cabs were made here in Kalamazoo. A.M. Todd was the Mint King. His headquarters were on Douglas Ave., the famous Plank Road. Wrigleys and many others were customers. And of course, the classic Gibson Guitars were made here. The museum encompasses the history of each of... More 

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Thank Dennis B
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent place to take children of all ages. Our granddaughters love the interactive exhibits. The museum offers something for everybody.

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Thank cherylkjozwiak
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met my grandkids down there for afternoon fun. Its nice there's still somewhere to take kids that is free admission and still has a little educational fun to do.

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Thank Jeri N
Berrien County, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome my daughters 3 and 7 years old had a blast! To top it off it was FREE. They liked the Lego cars the best and the space 3D movie was great!

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Thank Kemmoree D
Mishawaka, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. The staff was knowledgeable and vey helpful!

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Thank martintony331
Portage, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small local museum has a little bit of something for everyone. They have some hands on exhibits for kids as well as no touch exhibits that adults will find interesting.

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