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Call of the Wild Museum

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Address: 850 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1747
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We have been here before years ago. The place is so fun, especially for kids. They can see animals up close. We spoke with a young lady at the counter who is the original... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Belleville, Michigan
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Ray twp, michigan
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133 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This may be nice for the family trip. A place to stop when the kids are bored and the road trip need's a break. Its dated and a bit of a tourist trap from the 60's. still that being said it was interesting and not expensive

Thank Skimo11
Belleville, Michigan
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326 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here before years ago. The place is so fun, especially for kids. They can see animals up close. We spoke with a young lady at the counter who is the original owners daughter or granddaughter. She told us they have new animals coming this summer. Looking forward to seeing them!

Thank Travelmoorenow
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A must to take the children and adults to. So very interesting & educational..very nice gift shop, plus outside you can ride the go-carts and play mini golf ( I could not get out of go-cart to low but 1st time and what fun) lol

Thank Susan N
Port Huron, Michigan
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70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is a family owned place with a large shopping area for gifts and FUDGE. I would recommend that you look at all the animals and take your time. Kids will love this place under 10 will think its cool. not a lot of frills , but a must see if you are in the area.

Thank John L
Jackson, Michigan
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95 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is always a fun place to stop. My kids have always loved it & loved seeing the animals! It does get pricy for a family but if you have young kids or kids who like to take their time, it's worth it!

Thank mefullerton
Gaylord, Michigan
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very nice to bring family and friends when they come to visit - it's not a National Monument, but it's a good introduction to where our city started...trapping for survival

Thank USPS497
Gaylord, Michigan
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7 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Staff is very friendly and helpful. Great selection of gifts for any occasion . My grandkids love the seeing the animals in the museum.

Thank jeanne b
Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Nice museum and shopping here. Stopped here while raining one day and glad we did. It's definitely worth the stop.

Thank broughtonfamily611
Garden City, Michigan
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9 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Sun shining, elk relaxing on other side of fence. See amazing animals right in the city! Easy to find, clean area.

Thank Willbey1
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6 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a super cute place to take your children or to spend a fun afternoon learning new facts and information about Michigan wildlife. The gift shop is super cute too!

Thank Elizabeth D

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