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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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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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Nice, interactive museum!

Been to Frankenmuth many times, but on this very quiet day we discovered this museum for the first time. Inexpensive at $2 per adult, kids are $1. There are displays with figures... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Sandusky Ohio
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

clean place good food and easy to get around. everyone should visit at least once and bring a good appetite

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Milton,Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

3 floors of Artifacts...amazing displays. Admission only 2.00 which gets you into both museums on the main street. Ron, the curator, was very friendly and informative. Museum is old flour mill which still displays all machinery. First floor is history with antique artifacts. Impressive second floor of over 2500 beer glasses, not to mention the collection of cans on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Been to Frankenmuth many times, but on this very quiet day we discovered this museum for the first time. Inexpensive at $2 per adult, kids are $1. There are displays with figures and narratives. Explains the German and Bavarian heritage of the area. A large group of children came through, so we let them "pass" and then continued through the... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 502 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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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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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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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 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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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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Additional Information about Frankenmuth Historical Museum

Address: Address: 613 S Main St., Frankenmuth, MI 48734
Phone Number: 989-652-9701
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Frankenmuth
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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