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Address: 231 Central Ave., Mackinaw City, MI
Phone Number: 2314365534
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Early morning visit

Great collection of artifacts and stories and all for FREE! Highly suggest you make a donation to keep this going, spoke with the owners wife after our tour, what a wealth of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2015
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Windsor
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West Branch, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We had some time to kill on our last trip to Mackinaw City so we stopped in. Upstairs from a pizza place, this museum is free to attend. Best part is the film on the making of the bridge, quite informative.

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1 Thank Lillian H
Windsor
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Great collection of artifacts and stories and all for FREE! Highly suggest you make a donation to keep this going, spoke with the owners wife after our tour, what a wealth of information she provided, wished we could have stayed for lunch at Mama Mia's pizzeria which is below the museum

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Thank cantravel14
Pinckney, Michigan, United States
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I've visited a few times as a kid and always loved it. Recently went back as an adult with my mother and enjoyed reminiscing and seeing all the sights.

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1 Thank Colleen M
Coopersville, Michigan, United States
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This museum is on the top floor of the Mama Mia's pizza restaurant. Its an excellent place to learn how the Mackinaw Bridge was built. Also very interesting. Its free to visit and would be a nice place for adults and children to see the tools used, logbooks, and many other interesting pieces of history.

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1 Thank Debbie K
Ionia, Michigan
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Over Mama Mia's Pizza. A great tribute to the men who built the Macinaw Bridge. Don't forget: if you are (or were) part of the Iron workers Union you can get 20% of your(and your group's) order downstairs

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Thank Sassenach48846
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This museum is loaded with interesting exhibits, film footage, pictures, and other artifacts relating to the construction of the Mackinaw Bridge. In fact, you feel the history jump out at you as you make your way through this museum.

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Thank NeilMichaels
Circle Pines, Minnesota
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This museum is a great way to learn about the building of the Mackinac Bridge. It is free and there is a lot of information and several documentaries you can watch. The only draw back is it is not air conditioned.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I didn't care about visiting this museum, but my husband wanted to go to visit because he remembers it as a kid. I didn't think much of the museum at all and he agreed it wasn't as impressive as it once was, but it's free!

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Thank OpenRoader
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43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This intimate and free museum honors the iron workers that built the Mackinac Bridge as well as the iron workers of today. There are hard hats from and artifacts from the build, plus movies that tell the story. Any history buff would be intrigued by the displays. It is located upstairs of Mama Mia's Pizza where you can get a... More 

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1 Thank Marge A
Convoy, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

This was the weirdest thing I've ever seen. There is a too with a model if the bridge, a room full if hard hats, and a theater showing a a movie about how the bridge was built. That's it. Museum? And you had to walk through a pizza parlor to the back and up a narrow staircase to get there.... More 

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