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Guntzviller's Spirit of the Woods Museum

11060 S US Highway 31, 2 miles south of Elk Rapids, Williamsburg, MI 49690-9405
+1 231-264-5597
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What a great find!! An amazing wildlife museum and gift shop!

We were in the area for the weekend. Saw a brochure at our hotel for this museum and decided to... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Kimbk65
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Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
Excellent museum for local history.

This is a really neat place to bring kids to show them history of and wildlife of northern... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Jim W
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“taxidermy” (6 reviews)
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“moccasins” (4 reviews)
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11060 S US Highway 31, 2 miles south of Elk Rapids, Williamsburg, MI 49690-9405
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We were in the area for the weekend. Saw a brochure at our hotel for this museum and decided to take a ride to check it out. Don't be deceived by the exterior....what is inside is amazing! Mounts of many species, an unbelievable arrowhead collection,...More

Thank Kimbk65
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is a really neat place to bring kids to show them history of and wildlife of northern michigan. They have a huge collection of arrow heads and tools of the native indian. Really fun place to visit.

1  Thank Jim W
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A good place to spend an hour or more. The shop is nice and the museum has good authentic dioramas of Michigan nature. The proprietor is knowledgable in her craft of taxidermy. She and her husband are true artists. The arrowhead display is massive and...More

2  Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This was a hoot! We've driven by a hundred times and decided to stop in. The taxidermy exhibits are so much fun to see. Very educational if you've got kids with you. The gift shop is loaded with the type of "up north" kind of...More

1  Thank dre51
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The woman working there was quite knowledgeable and extremely friendly. They had lots of interesting stuff for sale. The museum was nice and it was free of charge, but they accept donations...Nice unique experience. Would recommend.

Thank agatha w
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Stumbled on this shop because of the outdoor Rhino Petosky Painted sculpture. The shop is dated and on the outside but it's a treasure trove of artifacts and taxidermy. The owner shares knowledge like a parent would to a child. Everything you see and touch...More

Thank Reaford
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We had a great time visiting this store/musuem. It was very interesting and my animal-loving 5 year old son loved it all, especially the Lion. The displays were realistic with an eclectic collection of wildlife. It was fun for all ages and cheap entertainment for...More

Thank rebecky8
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Guntzviller's store is great -- full of moccasins and other really nice Minnetonka items. If you go through a doorway, you enter the museum. It's bigger than it appears from the outside. There are many native Michigan species featured, but also many other animals. They...More

Thank Samantha484
Reviewed 3 December 2014

This is a great attraction for families and the owners have a great personality. ( they also support the local church "Hunting nights")

Thank NorthWhiteWolf
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I have taken a Kid's summer camp program here to see the museum. Very Cool! Lot's of artifacts and taxidermy animals to see.

1  Thank tmorrison
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