Unleash your imagination at Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Photo courtesy Kalamazoo Valley Museum
Photo courtesy Kalamazoo Valley Museum

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOTV) There is always something going on to get the creative juices flowing at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. The museum has three floors of free fun, with a focus on regional history and science technology. You can see the way people lived in Kalamazoo and the surrounding area and how they built the community.

There are so many opportunities for hands-on learning at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. There is a science gallery and a planetarium with daily programs designed for people of all ages.

A favorite spot is the Challenger Learning Center. You can see what it’s like to be in a simulated space mission. Participants work together at different stations to complete a mission. One goal of the center is to promote teamwork and problem solving.

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum offers free Summer Hands-On Programs for kids on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. through August 6. There is a different theme each week, with a focus on creativity!

July 23 – Wild and Crazy Science
Conduct experiments and try your hand at wild science.

July 30 – Mind Games and Puzzles
Solve puzzles, make games, and figure out mysteries.

August 6 – Inspired by Nature
Create using materials found in nature.

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