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Grayling Fish Hatchery Museum Project

4890 West North Down River Road, Grayling, MI 49738
989-344-1100
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Ranked #3 of 17 attractions in Grayling
Type: Museums, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Most recent review
- Aug 10, 2014
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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107 reviews 107 reviews
40 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Limited hours and days depending on the time off year. Summer is wed-sat noon-6 for example and currently, they are only open to public Memorial day through Labor Day. So, do yourself a favor and check to ensure they are open before you head out. This is a small site and self guided tour. However, they will provide tackle and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Took a family with 4 little children and my family with a 6 month old. EVERYONE had a good time. Even the 6 month old like watching the fish splash around. Great family time.

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Higgins Lake, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

A nice find. Historic spot! Worth the cost to feed the fish. Bring something to wash your hands with tho, the fish food is STINKY!!! Good for all ages.

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Oxford, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We packed up four kids and four adults to go to the fish hatchery and we were bummed to drive there only to find it closed! They don't open until noon! We arrived at 11 am. Kids were really disappointed.

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Gaylord
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

If you want to see fish up close this is the place to be. I'm not sure teens would enjoy if but younger children (as shown in the photo) would really have a good time.

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Houghton Lake, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

The kids will love seeing so many fish in one place. They can fish and get help catching their dinner. A little pricey on the fish but a good experience.

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detroit
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78 reviews 78 reviews
8 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I've been here before, and wanted to show my nephews on our way upnorth. Even though they are a little older now, and it does seem to be fun for the toddlers and kids. There are a few cement "lakes" that hold the fish, and you can purchase baggies of fish food, and you toss it in, and they go... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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77 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We did not know what this pace was and stopped. We were glad we did. If you want to learn about fish spawning, their different stages of life, and see a well maintained and clean facility- this is the place. it is great for the whole family of all ages from very young to grand dad!

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Grand Rapids
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012 via mobile

Fun for the kids. Interesting and educational. Cheap afternoon feeding the fish and seeing them at different stages development.

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Charlotte, Michigan
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7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Enjoyed feeding the fish, the toddler loved it. Be warned, though - it's pretty basic and you'll be right out in the blazing hot sun the whole time.

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