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Shrine of the Pines

8962 S M 37, Baldwin, MI 49304-8084
+1 231-745-7892
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beautiful craftsmanship on a scenic spot of the Pere Marquette River.

The unique woodworking a creative treasure. A must see, an experience you won't soon forget. Easy... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Barb J
Baldwin, Michigan
Beautiful but ehh.

The Shrine of the Pines is a Log Cabin that has a bunch of furniture made out of tree trunks... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Chris H
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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10 Apr 2017
“beautiful craftsmanship on a scenic spot of the Pere Marquette River.”
9 Sep 2016
“Craftsmen and Carpenters, prepare to be amazed.”
8962 S M 37, Baldwin, MI 49304-8084
+1 231-745-7892
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The unique woodworking a creative treasure. A must see, an experience you won't soon forget. Easy to find right off M 37. In Baldwin. Many people pass it by, not knowing what is really there. Better signage describing the attaction would bring in more people.

Thank Barb J
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The Shrine of the Pines is a Log Cabin that has a bunch of furniture made out of tree trunks, roots, and fallen logs. A lot of the work took place in the 1920's. It is a fairly intresting place in a very beautiful setting...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Now county owned, for the 5.00 admission price, you will spend an hour inside the head, and in view of the productions of a genius of imagination and craftsmanship. A guide and hunter, he did what he loved to both earn a living, and satisfy...More

1  Thank Sharrygranny
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Have driven by this place since the 1970s and finally decided to take a look. Something that has been around that long, well, must be something to it. I spent $5.00 for the tour and glad I did, nice to get the background on this...More

2  Thank bcs488
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I called more than 4 months ago to check the days, dates and times this museum would be open. After being assured several times that the museum would be open on July 27, 2016, we made plans to drive out of our way to visit...More

2  Thank Darryl L
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We enjoyed taking our sons here 30 years ago and recently returned with their children. The interesting tour of the cabin and its hand carved furniture was just as we remembered and still worth seeing. The price is very reasonable and includes following the little...More

1  Thank Gerri B
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We just wanted to take look inside so there was no charge.The tour is $4.00 ea. The furniture and everything inside was fascinating and beautiful. There is a nice little gift shop with handmade items. The prices were really reasonable and there were some nice...More

Thank debra1959
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

After reading some of these reviews, I went thinking that I might be confronted with a closed door. That was most definitely not the case. The Shrine (under new management) is open and ready for visitors. The cost is a flat $5.00 (no senior/student discounts)...More

1  Thank cem184
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We had driven by this many times and finally decided to stop. It is situated on the Pere-Marquette River and there are some small nature trails to walk. The interior of the place is fascinating; all kinds of furniture made from trees and trunks. It...More

1  Thank Hola4876
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Stopped here recently and totally enjoyed it. Had been there 40 to 50 years ago on a school field trip. The furniture is amazing and the admission fee is low. I'm glad the county was able to preserve this quirky place.

Thank Lynne K
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