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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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If you are making a visit to Mackinac Island, St. Ignace or the general vicinity, the museum is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
yeahilovetotravel
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Very nice displays

I happened into the Ojibwa Culture Museum today, and not only did I learn a lot about the culture... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Diverjean1
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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 and our Longhouse on our grounds. Also visit Father Marquettes burial site in our Marquette Mission Park. Admission is by donation.
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500 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1429
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are making a visit to Mackinac Island, St. Ignace or the general vicinity, the museum is worthy of your visit, particularly as it retraces the migration of Native Americans, not only in St. Ignace but throughout the Great Lakes region. It also includes...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I happened into the Ojibwa Culture Museum today, and not only did I learn a lot about the culture of the Ojibwa's, but also about other Great Lakes Native American culture. Brenda, a lady who works there, was very helpful and friendly. I thoroughly enjoyed...More

1  Thank Diverjean1
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Diverjean1, Thank you so much on the nice review of your recent visit to our Museum. We are so glad you found it informative. And thank you for the compliments on our employee, Brenda. We will pass the nice things you said to her....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Nice local artisan gifts. Small as museums go, but worth a trip. Across from the water and at the edge of town. Worth checking out ... especially if you don't want cheesy souvenirs.More

Thank Scarecrow2802
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Scarecrow, Thank you so much for your great review of our Museum. We are so glad you stopped by and enjoyed yourself. We take pride in our staff who are always courteous and very knowledgeable and lthey love helping our guests. Again, thanks for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband loves history and he enjoyed this quick visit very much. Lots of things to learn and look at and there was no charge to get in.

1  Thank Lori M
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lori, Thank you for your kind review of our museum. We are so glad your husband enjoyed the history and cultural teachings we have in and around our museum. Thanks again for visiting us! Judy Bonello Museum of Ojiibwa Culture St.Ignace, Mi.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well prepared museum, good films, nice murals & loads of information we all should have learned in school. This is also the burial ground for Fr Marquette.More

1  Thank Tom L
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tom, Thank you so much for the nice review of our Museum. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We are newly remodeled and very proud of what was done. Thanks again for taking the time to stop by Tom. Judy Bonello Museum...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are incredibly friendly, helpful and informative! The gift shop has many beautiful items. The museum is is interesting and informative. This place is rooted in the local culture and portrays an amazing objective point of view of the history of the area!More

1  Thank Lovethewaterfront
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lovethewaterfront, First of all, we love your moniker. We are also so glad you stopped by and got to visit with us. Thank you for the nice review. We like to make our visitors feel welcome when they arrive here and it looks like...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibits are nice and it's family friendly. The museum is free to enter but they request a donation. Nice little place in St Ignace to visit.More

1  Thank Marissa C
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Marissa, Thank you for the nice review. We are glad you had time to stop and visit us. We always appreciate a donation but the museum is free to all. (100% of our donations goes to the upkeep of our 180 year old building....More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

My son and I visited the museum. It was informative and well-done. Very visual exhibits. Good for all ages!

Thank TJacobs113
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear TJacobs, Thank you for the nice review of our Museum. We are glad you and your son visited and enjoyed the exhibits. Thank you again! Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture St. Ignace, Mi.

Reviewed 22 February 2017

The museum demonstrates in interesting detail the Ojibwa, Huron and French lifestyles as they met in Saint Ignace. During the summer the GrandMother Moon Drummers sing traditional songs. They are a CIRCLE of women who bring the traditions, songs and drumming to the Ojibwa Museum....More

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OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you Dennis for the great review. We cant wait till July 7th, 2017 when the Grandmother Moon Drum Circle starts performing here at the Museum. Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture St. Ignace, Mi.

Reviewed 30 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this museum. Their staff was very informative. My favorite part was the Ojibwa Doodems outside the building. This explains the clans of the Indian tribe in words, pictures, and sculpture. Great for kids.

4  Thank ginquilts
Management response:Responded 31 October 2016

Dear GinQuilts, Thanks for stopping by our Museum yesterday. Our Ojibwa Doodems showing the Clans are amazing and has won an international award for the folks who built them. Thank you again for stopping by. Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture

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OjibwaMuseum
You must come back and see our newly remodeled Ojibwa Museum and Park. We have our new Longhouse on our grounds along with our award winning Clan Park exhibit and in 2 weeks, we will unveil our fabulous Sculpture Park. It must be seen to be believed! Our staff is ready to greet you back and we look forward to you reviewing our new Museum. Thanks again, Judy Bonello Front office manager Museum of Ojibwa Culture St.Ignace, Mi.
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
What is the admission fee? I use a electric scooter. Can I use it here
20 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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