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Frankenmuth Historical Museum

613 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1689
+1 989-652-9701
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Small but worth it

We really enjoyed going through the museum and reading about the development of Frankenmuth. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Covington, Kentucky
Nice little museum.

Having been to Frankenmuth about 15 times we decided to visit the museum. Was only $2 a person... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerry W
Bucyrus, Ohio, United States
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613 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1689
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed going through the museum and reading about the development of Frankenmuth. The Laura Wilder section was very interesting. The lady at the register was nice and pleasant. It is a worth a look.

Thank jlmp2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to Frankenmuth about 15 times we decided to visit the museum. Was only $2 a person. Took about 15 min. Gave us a new understanding of the town and how it came to be.

Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family love to visit the local historical museums when we travel. This offered a good general overview of the development of Frankenmuth.

Thank Laurel S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We spend about an hour touring this museum. It provides a background of the area without going into too much detail which makes it easy to absorb and doesn't take all day. The Laura Ingals Wilder display was confusing until the staff explained she was...More

Thank Idonnaknow
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Packs a punch for such a small museum. Really points up how hard pioneer life was and the heartaches the early settlers suffered. The excepts from Laura Ingalls Wilder's books gave life to the exhibits and her autobiographical clips were fascinating (I'm glad I finally...More

Thank huskiesfan2015
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This wasn't a large museum, but it was well done and we really benefited from our time there. Learned a great deal about the town and its history and would highly recommend it. Especially for the low admission fee!!

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Had to pay admission, but would have been good to know about the admission in advance. We'll definitely plan for a future tour of the museum.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I thought it was very interesting. A great little museum for a small town. $2.00 tickets were very reasonable

Thank MissouriCinnamon_2
Reviewed 20 May 2017

My husband and I stopped in here while walking along Main St. They have a small, but cool selection of gifts in the gift shop. I found a Michigan made travel journal that will make the perfect gift that I was looking for. My husband...More

Thank spiritcoke
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A must see and right in town. Gives you an overview of the men and women who settled the area and the hardships that they faced.

Thank 190patricia
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Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
Sundays Noon - 6pm; Mondays - Thursdays 10am - 5pm; Fridays & Saturdays 10am - 8pm. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year days. $2 for adults; $1 for students and $5 family (2 adults and 4 students). Hope this... More