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Fort Mackinac

Mackinac Island, MI
+1 906-847-3328
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Great Venue

Fort Mackinac was fabulous, much more so than I expected. It is a very interesting depiction of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Canal Fulton

Be sure to take in the demonstrations at the fort. There is also a great little tea room. No need... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rexburg, Idaho
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Historical site of the re-enactment of the fort's 1763 Indian capture and massacre.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Mackinac Island, MI
+1 906-847-3328
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Reviewed yesterday

Fort Mackinac was fabulous, much more so than I expected. It is a very interesting depiction of fort life in the early days with well-informed hosts. I recommend it highly. We visited Mackinaw Island/ Soo Locks on a bus tour from Canton OH, from Aug...More

Thank BlueChipCanalFulton
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Be sure to take in the demonstrations at the fort. There is also a great little tea room. No need to bring food.

Thank newkirkg
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was nice.Its a self lead tour with some reenactments. I wish the gift shop had more colonial style stuff for sale military and Native American things.

Thank Danny G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent part of our day on the island at the fort. There is plenty to see and many activities (i.e. cannon and rifle firings, music) going on. The views in all directions are stunning and we had the good luck for a beautiful sunny day....More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place to visit if you are an adult or if you have kids. The self tours and posted information allow you to go back in time. Also, every half hour there is a demonstration of some for of life as it...More

1  Thank deanjp2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

I like walking the shore of the fort. I have taken many photo's from the fort area of the bridge and surrounding area. It is a good family day! I like picnic and taking a loafing time around the water. The birds are fun to...More

Thank shirley b
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I love history and enjoy learning new things. We thoroughly loved Fort Mackinac and it's place in war of 1812. We went through most buildings and read all the details about life the fort and the battle's that took place. There are...More

Thank Ed F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of history there. Really like that they added a holographic display.be prepared to climb to get to the fort, but the view was fantastic! Had a nice lunch overlooking the town and harbor.the cast was very friendly and would talk to you and answer...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great time at the island. Fort Mackinac is very interesting and very well maintained . Saw canon firing reenactment very cool. Town is hustle bustle but very fun to window shop. Found the best take-out sandwiches and pizza at the back deli counter of the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you like old stuff and places you'll enjoy this place. They have demonstrations through out the day that are entertaining along with shooting the canon. Old buildings and a place to eat.

Thank ReneeA35
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5 August 2017|
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Response from Gerald H | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. It closes October 8, based on the website.
20 July 2017|
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Response from ohiohockeyguy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is an admission fee. You can find more info on their Web site. If you plan to visit multiple sites, you may benefit from buying the Mackinac Family Heritage Pass. It's $85, but it gets 2 adults and all... More
2 April 2017|
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Response from MSHP | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. There are no stairs upon arrival at Fort Mackinac from the Avenue of Flags entrance (where you'll arrive from the Carriage Tour). There is an elevator available at the Soldier's Barracks upon... More