October Membership Exchange
The Southwest Michigan Cultural Exchange has once again decided to move the reciprocal membership month to October (2021). We hope to return to our normal May reciprocal in 2022. Please note that each organization has new policies and procedures. PLEASE, make sure to check each organizations safety policies and procedures, hours of operation, mask requirements and altered experiences prior to your visit. Online ticketing is not necessary, just bring your current membership card for admission. If you have concerns or questions, please call ahead!
** You must have a membership at one of the six attractions listed below to take advantage of the cultural membership exchange.
The Air Zoo is a Smithsonian-affiliated aerospace & science museum with over 100 rare air & space craft and amazing interactive exhibits, science-based virtual education programs and more!
Please note: for the safety of all, flight simulators and indoor amusement park rides are currently closed.
Binder Park Zoo
Visit the most natural zoo to see Mexican gray wolves, kangaroos, lemurs, bears, snow leopard and red panda! Travel by tram to Wild Africa for a view of the spectacular savanna exhibit and maybe hand feed a giraffe! Marvel at the lions, cheetahs, painted dogs and a giant tortoise named “Al”. No 2 visits are the same!
Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum displays over 400 vehicles on a scenic 90-acre campus. Take a step back in time in vintage car dealerships, an authentic 1940s diner, and see the iconic automobiles that put America on wheels.
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Explore, enjoy, and create art at the KIA, with 10 galleries, art classes for all ages & abilities, and free events like Art Hop, Art Detectives, and weekly ARTbreaks. Join the KIA - where art is for everyone!
Exchange members wishing to reserve tickets online can do so. Just click "Learn More" below, then chose "Book Your Tickets" reserve your tickets and enter discount code: CME20! Please bring your membership card and ID on your visit.
Kalamazoo Nature Center
Explore 1,200+ acres of diverse Michigan habitats along 15 nature trails. Enjoy weekly naturalist-led hikes and programs including wildflower walks and Creature Features for all ages. Join us as we celebrate 60 years!
W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary & W.K. Kellogg Manor House
The Bird Sanctuary is a unique wildlife center offering lakeside trails where guests can see waterfowl, raptors, and gamebirds up close. Over 100 birds can been seen on their migration journey and visit our Pollinator Garden and Rain Garden to get inspiration for your backyard.