Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Where All Are Welcome

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Looking for something fun to do in Kalamazoo? Discover the Kalamazoo Valley Museum in Downtown Kalamazoo! With free general admission, families of all ages can spend a day–rain or shine–at our amazing, awe-inspiring, and ever-changing exhibits. Planetarium shows, hands-on crafts, lectures and musical performances round out the offerings.


Q Is the Museum autism friendly?

YES! Sensory kits are available at the front desk for loan while at the museum. Noise canceling headphones, fidgets, wiggle cushions, stretch bands, etc. are available for use in the planetarium and during programs. A quiet room is set up for all programs as well.

Q Is the Museum accessible?

There is a pull up curb at the front of the museum for dropping off visitors. Wheel chairs are available for use in the museum. There is an elevator to get to all three floors. Sign language interpreters are available for public programs and can be scheduled for visits with a two week notice. Most signs are available in braille and a 3-D map is in the works. The museum is very hands-on with lots of variations on tactile experiences. Assisted listening devices are available in the planetarium and Theater.

Q Is the Museum appropriate for young children?

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