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Mackinaw Bridge Museum

231 Central Ave., Mackinaw City, MI 49701
+1 231-436-5534
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Great Views

We enjoyed driving across and looking for boats/ships. It gave great views of the lakes. Our sons... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SmithFamilyof6
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Ave Maria, Florida
Dated but Fascinating

This free museum is above the Mama Mia's Pizza shop. The video is very dated but tells all about... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Kim B
,
Akron, Pennsylvania
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231 Central Ave., Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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+1 231-436-5534
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed driving across and looking for boats/ships. It gave great views of the lakes. Our sons enjoyed the trip across.

Thank SmithFamilyof6
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This free museum is above the Mama Mia's Pizza shop. The video is very dated but tells all about how the bridge was built back in the 50s. Pretty amazing! Plus there are lots of artifacts from the people who worked on the bridge.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Nice and interesting information. Could use an update. The area was kind of small. However, they did have some very interesting photos and facts.

Thank Happybambi2
Reviewed 27 January 2017

You go through a restaurant and then up the stairs to visit the museum. There is a lot of memorabilia throughout the entire museum. You can browse through the rooms and find all kinds of interesting artifacts!

Thank 5nn
Reviewed 19 January 2017

There is a movie which has actual footage of the bridge being built. There are artifacts galore from the employees which were really there at the time. Best of all, it's free!

Thank mdklik80
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The museum is upstairs of a great restaurant and is free to anyone without any supervision- just come and go as you please. Lots of interesting information and artifacts from the bridge construction.

Thank waynevern2016
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We walked to the Shepler's Ferry Service from Deer Head Inn. The ferry to us out to the Mackinac Bridge so when could view the bridge up close. The ferry took us to Mackinac Island. The ride only took about 15 minutes

Thank Arlis S
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

It's good, it's free, I just wish it had a little more organization. But again, it is good and it is free!

Thank thetheaterdante
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a very interesting museum with lots of stories about when the bridge was built and the stories of the men who worked on it. They have a few videos to see also. By the way, it is free. Some people in town don't...More

Thank Jasper M
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This little free museum is a great place for kids and adults. It has a great short movie showing the building of the bridge. I say take a break from shopping and go upstairs and see some history and engineering.

Thank Emily S
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