A list of cultural resources in
Battle Creek, Michigan
7400 Division Dr., 269-979-1351, open weekdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and holidays 9 a.m.-6p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. from April 13 to October 13. June, July and August open until 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays
"One of the 10 best large automotive museums in the country." Car Collector Magazine. More than 100 restored vintage vehicles are on display in a half-dozen barns. 6865 Hickory Road. 269-671-5089
Sadly - this attraction has CLOSED. Read the link above to learn more. The following is OLD information that is now outdated: Explore cereal manufacturing and marketing, health and nutrition and the evolution of a unique American industry at the complex. Three major themed areas as well as numerous interactive and educational exhibits and theaters.
The Kimball House Museum is open on Friday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m. from May through Christmas. Appointments for group tours during other hours are also available. 196 Capitol Avenue NE, 269-966-2496. Admission is free. Home of the famous Strawberry Festival in June.
From prehistoric bones to constellations and distant planets, Kingman Museum offers kids and adults alike a fun, hands-on trip through our natural world. A must-visit spot for families and youth groups. Natural history exhibits, family and group programs, planetarium, library, gift shop, free and easy parking. Back entrance at 175 Limit Street across from Northwestern Middle School. Front entrance in Leila Arboretum, entrance on West Michigan Avenue near 20th Street. I-94 to M-66 North, left on Michigan Avenue, right into Leila Arboretum. (269) 965-5117. For hours and admission charges, visit their website by clicking on the name above.
Underground Railroad Sculpture
This sculpture is the nation's largest tribut to the Underground Railroad. It is located on the riverwalk near the This bronze sculpture pays tribute to the slaves and conductors of the Underground Railroad as well as those who worked together to advance the idea of equality. The sculpture is located in Battle Creek's Linear Park, adjacent to the Kellogg House between Capital Avenue and Division Street. Map of the Scuplture location (near Clara's Restaurant - park on the river side parking lot.)
Dedicated to the preservation
of early firefighting paraphernalia and local history, this recreated
Romanesque Revival-style fire station exhibits a working fire alarm
system, early motorized and hand-drawn apparatus and other firefighting
memorabilia. 13280 Verona Road, Battle Creek; (269) 968-2998. Open
first Saturday or by appointment. No admission charged. (donations
Dedicated to the preservation of early firefighting paraphernalia and local history, this recreated Romanesque Revival-style fire station exhibits a working fire alarm system, early motorized and hand-drawn apparatus and other firefighting memorabilia. 13280 Verona Road, Battle Creek; (269) 968-2998. Open May-Oct., first Saturday or by appointment. No admission charged. (donations accepted.)
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