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Call of the Wild Museum

850 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1747
+1 800-835-4347
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Bavarian Falls Park-Family Fun

The Call of the Wild Museum is at the same address as the Bavarian Falls Park, which adds two more... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Genoa, Italy
Fine Place to Visit!

We have been to many spots like this one, but we enjoyed our time walking through. The animals... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Norton Shores, MI
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850 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1747
+1 800-835-4347
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Call of the Wild Museum is at the same address as the Bavarian Falls Park, which adds two more options when you come to visit, that readers might not be aware of. If its a beautiful day, you might want to add extra time...More

Thank AnnArborMHT
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We have been to many spots like this one, but we enjoyed our time walking through. The animals were very familiar to us since we are from Michigan, but we still learned new things about their behavior and habitats. You really need to stop and...More

Thank LizNortonShores
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The museum was really cool to see. It was really clean and easy to see all the animal scenes. There were even two animals that we could touch and take pictures with. It's definitely worth visiting! The gift shop is huge! There is so much...More

Thank TheBaumFam
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This was a really nice wild animal museum geared towards all ages and fun for everyone! They offer a few different scavenger hunts of different difficulty levels, which is a fun way to find your way through the exhibits. The display cases and signage are...More

Thank aparsegi
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We've been visiting Call of the Wild on our annual Gaylord vacations for over 25 years and it is a very special place with so much to offer. The museum itself is a blast- the animals displayed are impressive and interesting to kids and adults...More

Thank TommyPhant07
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We drove up from Saginaw just to see it and it was well worth the drive. You pay $7.50 for a $25 value. Loved it

Thank Bernadette E
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The gift shop has a lot of cool gadgets and stuff. Some things run a little pricey but it is good quality shirts

Thank annyounghasaeyo
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped here to see the museum, all the animals in there were cool to see... Moose, grizzly bear, polar bear, owls, squirrels, martens, wolverine, deer, beaver... to name a few. They have a scavenger hunt in the museum for kids and adults. It costs $7.50...More

Thank panteralovr2781
Reviewed 5 May 2017 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...More

Thank Skimo11
Reviewed 26 April 2017 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...More

Thank Travelmoorenow
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Patricia S
29 July 2016|
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Response from Carly U | Reviewed this property |
We spent about nearly an hour there. It was 2 adults and 2 teenagers. I'm thinking it would take longer with small children, as its very interactive.
6 May 2016|
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Response from MMarshall06 | Reviewed this property |
This is locally owned, possibly they bought items from the other place. Typically the animals are northern Michigan.