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Mackinaw Bridge Museum

231 Central Ave., Mackinaw City, MI 49701
+1 231-436-5534
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Very Educational and Interesting

A great collection of artifacts and memorabilia from the building of the Mackinac Bridge. Great... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
arthuro272
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St Paul
Free....

Though I felt obligated to purchase a lousy pizza. I like these old school museums that are... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Charles A
,
Oberlin, Ohio
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231 Central Ave., Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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+1 231-436-5534
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Very cool stuff inside, and lots of suveniors to buy. my family loved this place for all the interesting things they had inside

Thank a125mh
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My husband and I are very familiar with this museum but it was our first time back in several years and our first time taking our kids. It's great being able to show the kids the tools and the size of the cables, let them...More

Thank S-FamilyO4
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jlcole48
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