Mission & Goals

Our Mission

Kingman Collections inspire wonder and encourage learning about our natural, scientific, and cultural world by providing stories and resources for our diverse communities in Battle Creek, Michigan and beyond.

Our Goals

1) Ensure that the historic Kingman collection stays based in Battle Creek, Michigan, USA.
2) Keep the natural resources, science, and cultural artifacts in the Kingman Collections protected, organized, and available for the public to explore.
3) Involve diverse stakeholders that model and encourage life-long learning for others.
4) Be enthusiastic and effective as community and museum industry partners. Conserve, create, present, interpret, and share knowledge about our universe.
5) Work towards a return to a permanent central location for Kingman Collections exhibits and programs, while continuing varied community-based exhibits and outreach.
6) Be recognized as a key destination that supports educational goals and enrichment within our county, and beyond our region.

Statement of Inclusiveness

Kingman Collections welcomes all individuals regardless of the individual’s race, religion, color, age, gender, medical condition, disability, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, citizenship status, protected veteran status or status in any group protected by state or local law.