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Mackinac Bridge Museum

231 Central Ave., Mackinaw City, MI
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Troutman, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

This bridge is awesome and the history behind it and how the people stood together and didn't give up to get it was awesome.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was a let down. Luckily it was free. But, if you're in town and looking for something indoors to do, stop in and watch the video. That piece was worthwhile to learn about the history of the bridge.

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Detroit, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It's really gratifying that someone took the time to start and maintain this museum. It's located upstairs in the Mama Mia pizza restaurant and there is a lot to see up there including videos, displays, articles, and a little store. We were up there at least 30 minutes and you could easily do longer if you wanted to. It would... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

After consulting TripAdvisor, my blind husband and I had been looking forward to visiting this museum. Our experience turned out to be very disappointing. Located on the second floor of a restaurant, the only entrance into the museum required us to walk to the back of the restaurant through a maze of tables and booths. (For the first time while... More

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Hamburg, Michigan, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Very well kept, very informative, we enjoyed ourselves alot, found this our last day on vacation. Glad we found it lots of good things to look at in here.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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104 reviews 104 reviews
33 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Love going up and seeing all the artifacts and movie reels. It never gets old, and it's FREE! Make time to watch the longer reel, the details are worth it.

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Plainwell, Michigan, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

There is a lot of artifacts, It really is not a place for kids, I saw a lot of bored kids being dragged thru .

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Local history, doesn't take a lot of time, and gives a good background to the straits of Mackinac area.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Incredible items showing how the bridge was built, the video showing what these guys had to work through and with to build it was amazing

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Ararat, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Enjoyed all the history in this area of our country! If anyone gets the opportunity to go, do so! You will not regret your visit always new stuff to be on display real people in character doing what they did in the day. A show preformed by the characters and then invite you the spectator to enjoy the fun that... More

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