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Otsego County Historical Museum

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A small museum with a great staff

Little museums like this are a mainstay of our travel haunts. The staff of two here were very... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Rod K
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Nokomis, Florida
Friendly place to pass an hour

I found the museum while I was killing time while my husband golfed. I enjoyed the exhibits and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
indenver
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Denver, Colorado
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6 Jul 2018
“A small museum with a great staff”
27 Oct 2017
“Friendly place to pass an hour”
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320 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-1862
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+1 989-732-4568
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We stopped for lunch next door at Arlene's (recommended) and went into the museum afterward. We were greeted pleasantly and invited to look around. There are a lot of items in two rooms. The museum is located in what was once a cigar factory and...More

2  Thank CovingtonCat
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Small but has some interesting artifacts. Friends and I went there we enjoyed looking through the items available the people working there were very knowledgeable and willing to answer your questions.

2  Thank MMarshall06
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Little museums like this are a mainstay of our travel haunts. The staff of two here were very friendly, answered all of our questions, and the exhibits, although modest, were interesting, well done, and appealed to all ages. A fine little museum that Gaylord can...More

Thank Rod K
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I found the museum while I was killing time while my husband golfed. I enjoyed the exhibits and learning about the history of the area. There was nothing spectacular here, but it was informative and interesting. The volunteer who was there basically gave me an...More

1  Thank indenver
Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you are looking for a major history museum ...this is not it. But if you would like to stroll in and check out what they have displayed, it is highly interesting. I am proud of this community for having a place where people can...More

1  Thank DBoughner
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We happened into the Historical Museum this summer and was delighted to find a good visual representation of Gaylord over many decades. The displays included a schoolroom, the popular Chatterbox Cafe and a home of the period, among other things, along with artifacts from area...More

1  Thank MarmeladeGypsy
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If history is your thing, or you enjoy learning more about the community or area when you travel, the museum is a really good, home grown museum. A favorite "date night," is to stop at the Alpine Chocolate Hauss and get a cone on Wednesday...More

1  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We were on a walking tour of Gaylord and the open door of this museum beckoned us to enter. The museum, though small, has a great history of the area and it's people. There were two helpful docents to answer any questions and best of...More

1  Thank Randy G
Reviewed 20 July 2015

If you have any connections to Gaylord, this is the place for you. Stop by and see Gaylord History at its best.

1  Thank Mlsmich
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Small but has some interesting artifacts. Friends and I went there we enjoyed looking through the items available the people working there were very knowledgeable and willing to answer your questions.

2  Thank MMarshall06
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We stopped for lunch next door at Arlene's (recommended) and went into the museum afterward. We were greeted pleasantly and invited to look around. There are a lot of items in two rooms. The museum is located in what was once a cigar factory and...More

2  Thank CovingtonCat
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