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Frankenmuth Historical Museum

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Address: 613 S Main St., Frankenmuth, MI 48734
Phone Number: 989-652-9701
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10:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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It is a small museum. They have a coupon for a free ticket with purchase of another and students get in for $1. Its cheap and worth going to. They have history of the area as well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Cmkastanek
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

It is a small museum. They have a coupon for a free ticket with purchase of another and students get in for $1. Its cheap and worth going to. They have history of the area as well as some interesting artifacts.

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Hell, Michigan
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139 attraction reviews
496 helpful votes 496 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The cost is very inexpensive; a family of 4 can get in for $5. This isn't the Smithsonian but it tells the unique story of Frankenmuth's history from when it was first settled in 1845 to the present. I hadn't been in this museum in over 30 years and really liked the changes from the old fashioned looking at inanimate... More 

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Willowbrook, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a very small place with some things to see but overall, I think I would skip this unless you were really into that type of thing.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

It tells the story of the German heritage here in the US. Just wish it was larger .A good place to go for a first visit.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A comprehensive history of the German settlers who populated the area. This small museum uses self-guided interactive displays to give voice to Frankenmuth's past. Very well done.

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South Haven, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Easy in and out. Could not find family bathroom. We loved the gift shop! Purchased some cute red white blue raggedy anns.

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Allen Park, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Learn and see the first settlers that founded Frankenmuth. See all the changes through out the years. Learn all the who, what,why. and how the peolple did to make a community!

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Yorba Linda, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great way to spend 30-45 minutes in Frankenmuth. They had some interesting hands-on exhibits, good history on the German missionary and settlement, and at the end a special exhibit. At the moment, this exhibit is Bread Baker to Bread Maker: The Changing Role of Women! $2 to get in and a nice little gift shop with local goods at the... More 

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Milton,Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

At a cost of 5.00/family or 2.00 pp, this also gives you entrance to 2nd museum. Well layed out and informative with seasonal exhibitions. Fun activities for kids. Gift shop on site. Self guided tours with the push of a button.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

i like museums that have local history tied to them. this one is very frankenmuth oriented which was great.

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