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A Pleasant Surprise

The heritage village was made up of historical buildings brought from other locations and set up as... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Sandy S
North Smithfield, Rhode Island
Old Fashioned Fun

What a cool place we discovered just outside Mackinaw City. It's free and there are several... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Gary A
Midland, Michigan
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1425 W Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9643
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit here. History lesson was awesome but beware, this place is hot in the summer. Be sure to dress in light clothing and brink plenty to drink, and please don't leave a pet in a vehicle in the hot parking lot!

Thank Allen B
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The heritage village was made up of historical buildings brought from other locations and set up as a village. It was a very peaceful walk. There is a garden and an Indian color circle with information of its significance. We enjoyed the time spent in...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed June 24, 2018

What a cool place we discovered just outside Mackinaw City. It's free and there are several buildings brought here from local towns, such as a school, a Quaker church, a log cabin, and even a building used to house medical patients during outbreaks. There are...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Not knowing what to expect, I was pleasantly surprised to find this hidden gem, lots to do, nice interactive things to do. Very informative and interesting.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed July 18, 2017

There were interesting buildings to see. They had plaques to read. You could peek in windows, but that was about it.

Thank brideforlife
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Great history and nice and peaceful. Enjoyed the buildings and people working it. Everyone seems pretty knowledgeable and friendly. Loved it.

Thank Homewardbound2010
Reviewed November 15, 2016

It is always enjoyable to step back in time and see what life was like in earlier years. We think you will enjoy it too.

Thank prholland95
Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you know where the Headlands are, you'll easily find Heritage Village. The folks running it are knowledgeable and eager to talk about it. They continually work to enlarge and improve the site. Growing some of the vegetables much like the Native Americans is interesting....More

Thank WCMJerseyGirl
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We found this place earlier this year when we visited in the spring! It is a very quiet, low-key place to get away from the tourist hustle and bustle. I was even able to let my then 22 month old son run around without being...More

Thank vinvinsmama
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This is a gem, hidden away! We spent over 2 hours going through this historical village - had a personal tour guide, Betty, who was very knowledgeable about the history of each building. Definitely worth your time!

Thank Denny467
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February 5, 2015|
Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
We are open every day, but don't have tours that month. Our docent tours are from Memorial Day to Labor Day. But, on May 28 we are open with a special day of plowing with horses. Hours are from 10-3:00 pm. The public is... More