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

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Great educational free bridge Museum!

It's free what's not to like! We came back here after last visiting 15 years ago. They provide some great incite to the challenges and sacrifice that went into making the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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Oxford, Michigan
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Interesting history all displayed in one spot. It was kinda neat to see and hear the cars and trucks and motorcycles above our heads as they cross the bridge.

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Lynden, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The docent was very knowledgeable and the history was interesting, but the village has few structures and they are not authentic to the period or location. They are either representative recreations or were moved from other locations.They are trying hard to make the site a historical representation of the time the railroad came through, but we found it was an... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We went there. One of the best gift shops I have seen Not usual junk. Unique items. I went to buy tickets. The staff member asked the age of my son. To my surprise he was free.

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It's free what's not to like! We came back here after last visiting 15 years ago. They provide some great incite to the challenges and sacrifice that went into making the Mackinaw Bridge! While visiting it would be a shame not to enjoy the restaurant below!

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Edmore, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The biggest, baddest, most beautiful bridge you are gonna find. This powerful majestic beauty inspires awe in the summer and astounds you with its might in the winter. All those fair weather bridges are pussies compared to this big bad beauty!

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Temperance, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The museum is located upstairs at Mama Mias and is free to watch! The seating is nice and the memorabilia is great to see!

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Joliet, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This history behind this bridge and the people who died in the process of building this structure is fascinating.

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Midland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Located upstairs in the pizza place it's a good way to spend your time while your meal is prepared. They have a loudspeaker that announces your meal when ready. There is an elevator for disabled access and the entire building is accessible. There is no cost, so that is hard to beat and you can learn a lot about the... More 

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Hancock
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It seemed a little strange walking through a restaurant to see a museum, but I have done stranger things. The video of the history and build of the bridge is great. Very informative. The rest of the museum was fun to see the stuff there. I thank the person who keeps up this museum. I wish we had stopped for... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Since the museum is on the second floor, you have to walk to the back of the dining area and climb some stairs. But there's an interesting video about the building of the bridge, and there's artifacts that you won't see anywhere else in Mackinaw City. So it's certainly worth some slight hassle to get to this free exhibit. The... More 

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Address: 231 Central Ave., Mackinaw City, MI
Phone Number: 2314365534
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City

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