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Museum of Ojibwa Culture

500 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1429
+1 906-643-9161
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Gives one an insider's view of Ojibwe culture

As a scholar who has taught courses on First Nations, I found this to be a very nicely put together... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
KARoberts1947
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Interesting Local Native Culture

This was almost an after thought. Fortunately, we arrived late on a Tuesday afternoon. For a... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
bharrier
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Norcross, Georgia
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At this National Historic Landmark, visitors can learn about 17th century St. Ignace: the Ojibwa who formed the population, the Huron refugees and the French who established the area as the center of fur trade. Check out our award winning Clan Park, the beautiful new Sculpture Park and our Longhouse on our grounds. Also visit Father Marquettes burial site in our Marquette Mission Park. Admission is by donation. Must be seen to be believed! Amazing!
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500 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1429
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

As a scholar who has taught courses on First Nations, I found this to be a very nicely put together museum. Some of the photography is stunning. There is also a very nice video that engages the visitor and immerses her or him into some...More

Thank KARoberts1947
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Dear KARoberts, Thank you so much for your very nice review of your recent visit to our Museum. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself. We work very hard to make sure our visitors enjoy themselves and appreciate what they see. Thank you again for...More

Reviewed 16 August 2016

This was almost an after thought. Fortunately, we arrived late on a Tuesday afternoon. For a donation only we were immersed in the native Ojibwa culture through artifacts, storyboards, and videos. If you are in the area - don't pass this up. Stop in for...More

Thank bharrier
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear bharrier, thank you so much for your review of our museum. We are glad you stopped by and enjoyed everything. We pride ourselves in making sure our customers/visitors enjoy themselves and have everything they need to have a good experience. Glad your after thought...More

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We did a quick tour. The history of the people was both interesting, sad, and a reminder of how history repeats. We enjoyed the totem explanations outside. I would have spent more time if kids were not hungry!

Thank Sara H
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear Sara, Thank you so much for your nice review regarding your familys recent visit. Glad you enjoyed your time here even though it was quick. Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I was really impressed by the variety and depth of information. I took my mother-in law, teenage daughters and my two year old. Everyone food something interesting to look at /do. The exhibits here well documented and extremely interesting. The quality was amazing and the...More

Thank Smarti M
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear Smarti, Thank you for the wonderful review of your recent visit to our Museum. We are happy that everyone in your party found something that engaged them. We work hard to make sure everyone has a good experience when they visit. Thanks again! Judy...More

Reviewed 13 August 2016

We made an unplanned stop and are glad that we did. The museum is well done and does not have a commercialized feel to it. The items in the gift shop area are authentic and Native made either in the States or Canada with most...More

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OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear travlingmama, Thank you for the kind review of our MUSEUM. We are glad the unplanned visit turned out well for you. We are proud of our Museum and always try and make sure our visitors enjoy their visit. Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture

Reviewed 12 August 2016

Was very impressed by this museum. Enjoyed learning about the Ojibwa Culture. The exhibits were very enlightening. We are still talking about how the Indians were sent off to boarding schools and how their culture was stripped from them. This happened for three generations. UNbelievable....More

Thank Kathy L
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear Kathy, Thank you for the nice review of our Museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and could appreciate the Boarding School Wall exhibit. We are really glad that the motel owner mentioned us! Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Really well done museum with a variety of exhibits regarding Ojibwa Culture. When we were visited there was a special exhibit on the terrible practice of removing Indian children from their families and placing them in western style boarding schools. The museum is free but...More

Thank sunriser8
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear Sunriser8, Thank you for your great review of our Museum. We are so glad you could appreciate the Indian Boarding School exhibit that is brand new. The Native Elders who were involved with the making of this exhibit now feel it is a 'Healing...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you have a child who is interested in history, than this is a great place to visit! Loved the way they made it interactive for the young children as well. Was surprised about the Native American boarding schools that happened in years past. All...More

Thank Gina K
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear Gina, Thank you so much for your review of your recent visit to our Museum. We strive to make the experience for children just as interesting as the areas for adults. Thanks again. Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We really liked the museum. It was very interesting & educational. Sitting in the long house had a spiritual feeling. The fountain outside was relaxing to sit by.

Thank Cindi K
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2016

Cindi, thank you for your nice review of your visit to our Museum and grounds. Our longhouse is a special structure. Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This is extremely educational & a must see. We had the opportunity to talk to the staff, listened to informative & educational information. The museum was small, surprisingly full of information with a lovely gift shop. We bought a couple of CDs, sage & planning...More

Thank Anita J
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2016

Anita, Thank you so much for the lovely review of our Museum! We are glad you enjoyed yourselves and appreciated what information and items we had there. WE are so glad you stopped by. Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture

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barmanma133
30 July 2017|
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Response from OjibwaMuseum | Property representative |
Hello, We are blown away from all the wonderful answers by visitors to our lovely museum. Thank you all so much!!! Admission is free and we do appreciate any donation. It all goes to the upkeep of our 180 year old building... More
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OjibwaMuseum
7 June 2017|
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Response from OjibwaMuseum | Property representative |
Oh yes, our Museum is handicapped accessible. We have also widened our aisles for that reason.
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Pauline W
19 August 2015|
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Response from SewnHearts | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission fees but donations are greatly appreciated and accepted. They also have souvenirs of all price ranges. And, yes I do believe there is handicapped access if I remember correctly.
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