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The Marine Museum

26275 Main St, Beaver Island, MI 49782-5101
+1 616-448-2254
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Very interesting and fun for children. Many pictures and three old boats you can walk in. No charge... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Breckenridge, Colorado
via mobile
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Small but nice Maritime museum with good & interesting histories of all Islands in the Beaver... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Leonard W
Oswego, Illinois
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26275 Main St, Beaver Island, MI 49782-5101
+1 616-448-2254
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and fun for children. Many pictures and three old boats you can walk in. No charge just a donation box.

Thank LauraB09
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Small but nice Maritime museum with good & interesting histories of all Islands in the Beaver Island archipelago. Artifacts, old boats, boat making, settler history, books for sale, etc. Donation only. Worth spending time at.

Thank Leonard W
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Anything I say here will not do it justice. Small and easy to follow undirected more fun if the curator joins you. Please leave a lil something in the jar! It is well worth the visit!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A small museum, mainly pictures and a few artifacts from the days Beaver Island had a huge fishing business. Friendly volunteer managing the desk.

1  Thank Monique1952
Reviewed 2 September 2016

a rebuilt boat motor is the highlight of the museum. The are photos most of the ferries used to get to the main land. Note that the lake is frozen from about Jan to April, so stories are told about attempts to get around in...More

Thank hevan4
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We stopped in here on one of our rainy days on the Island. We had five kids ranging in ages 5-11 and they all loved it. It has mostly local marine history; lots of pictures and artifacts. If you have kids with you they'll love...More

1  Thank Julie K
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Interesting information, you can go on a old fishing boat on the side doesn't take long to go through. They have a life boat from the Bradley but, someone painted it gray so it looks like a replica now.

1  Thank Zentrekker
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I took my youngest son and we read through and toured this museum. It was supremely enjoyable. We especially enjoyed the experience of being able to both board and walk around the "Bob" fishing vessel that was dry-docked. This is a compulsory stop on your...More

1  Thank BenPhasey
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Lots of interesting pictures & displays about the fishing industry, ships & shipwrecks near the Beaver Island area.

Thank paelse
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Nice collection of historical photos, information on the fishing industry, the island ferries, and area shipwrecks. Restoring fishing boat and lifeboat on site.

Thank kerry101
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