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Mackinaw Bridge Museum

231 Central Ave., Mackinaw City, MI 49701
+1 231-436-5534
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Don't miss this museum! It is worth the stop.

This great little museum is well worth the stop and the time. While it is plain from the outside... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rafiki485
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Milwaukee, United States
interesting stop

This was a cool place! It is the upper floor of a restaurant, so you have to walk through to the... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
haleykacos
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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231 Central Ave., Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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+1 231-436-5534
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This great little museum is well worth the stop and the time. While it is plain from the outside, the interior is loaded with attractive and informative information, enhancing the value of your visit. I'll go again and again. Take the time to see this...More

Thank Rafiki485
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This was a cool place! It is the upper floor of a restaurant, so you have to walk through to the back and then take the elevator up, but they have SO much stuff! It was fun to see pictures of the bridge being built...More

Thank haleykacos
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

A great collection of artifacts and memorabilia from the building of the Mackinac Bridge. Great movie on it's construction and video of comments by some of the men that were on the job. Best of all it's FREE.

Thank arthuro272
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Though I felt obligated to purchase a lousy pizza. I like these old school museums that are collections of stuff without too much curation. An interesting story.

1  Thank Charles A
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Upstairs they have a very extensive museum on the Mackinaw Bridge with a ton of artifacts! Photographs, equipment, mini theatre showing a video of construction, you name it it's probably there! The Curator did a great job collecting and putting on display all of the...More

1  Thank keysgetaway
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Loved the variety of displays! I came out of there with an appreciation of the work required to build the Mackinac Bridge. Ended the visit with a delicious pizza.

Thank Patate
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

History of the building of the bridge.Including memoriablia from Ironworkers from US and Canada. There is a small theater to view what went into the construction and during the construction as well. A learning experience that will make you think.

1  Thank Donna C
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Neat museum located in the upstairs of a restaurant. Free movie regarding the construction of the bridge. Neat place. My kids loved it and it had tons of memorabilia and articles dating back to when the bridge was built. We will definitely return, and likely...More

Thank lmengel2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Hard to find, upstairs from a bar. Interesting bridge construction history. Iron workers have created this and it pays tribute to those who died while building the bridge.

Thank bud065
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Very interesting facts about how, when, and tidbits of information on the bridge. Great place to stop for a break while in town and traveling.

Thank 4U2C2B1
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jlcole48
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