click to enlarge directions and google mapDirections from the north (Grand Rapids) or south (Indianapolis)

  • Take US 131 to Kalamazoo.
  • Take Exit number 38a, West Main Street (M-43) East.
  • Proceed east toward Kalamazoo for 3.5 miles.
  • As you descend the hill on West Main Street, there will be a cemetery on your left.
  • Turn right onto Thompson Street at the Dow Science Center.

Directions from the east (Detroit) or west (Chicago)

  • Take Interstate 94 to Kalamazoo/Portage.
  • Exit 75, Oakland Drive.
  • Take Oakland drive north (turn right if coming from the east, left if from the west).
  • Proceed north toward Kalamazoo through nine traffic lights (about 3 miles).
  • Oakland Drive merges with Stadium Drive at the ninth light.
    Stay to the left as you proceed onto Stadium Drive.
  • Make a sharp left-hand turn onto Academy Street at the end of the median.

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