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Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc.

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Address: 131 S Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone Number: 231 436 9825
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LOTS of History on an AMAZING ship !!

VERY INTERESTING !!! the staff were SUPER nice and very informative - the tour takes about 30 minutes ( self guided and through the ship so some places are a little tough for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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West Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

VERY INTERESTING !!! the staff were SUPER nice and very informative - the tour takes about 30 minutes ( self guided and through the ship so some places are a little tough for older and younger to maneuver but we all made it !! )

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Lynden, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We enjoyed the tour of the ship and the docents were very knowledgeable and friendly. This is a famous icebreaker that performed admirably for over 60 years on the Great Lakes. It is not handicapped accessible. You need to do some climbing and have to be careful navigating the decks as they are not all flat and level. The ladders... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Such a great way to see how the men and women live on water vessels. Pretty much nothing is off limits for touring. Warning there are lots of steep narrow stairs which can present a problem for some as you have to go up and down them to complete the entire tour. Many photo opportunities of the water and bridge... More 

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Howell, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Good tour of the ship, but wish more of it was open. The docents were very knowledgeable, with one having served aboard.

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Livonia, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a fascinating, self-guided tour. You can take as long as you want to look around the ship. There are guides in some spots that are full of useful information and are happy to answer your questions. There are a lot of high doorways and ladders, so keep that in mind if your group includes small kids or the... More 

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Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Interesting, self-guided tour. Lots to see and for a decent price, $11/person. Great history here! By the way, you can drive and park all the way down to the ship. We ended up walking but it was a nice day for it.

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We really liked the style of this do-it-yourself tour of the original Icebreaker ship. You walk through at your own pace and watch rerunning videos at intervals. Guides were strategically stationed to provide more information and answer questions. It was really fascinating. The bugs were AWFUL but luckily most did not make it inside, despite the open doors.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Fabulous experience. Worth every minute. My wife went because I wanted to and she loved it more. Great value and very informative.

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Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This was the 2nd time our family visited. We really enjoy it. It is very interesting and amazing that it was actually used in service to the Coast Guard.

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Allegan, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This was the last stop on our vacation up north. I was pleasantly surprised by the state of the ship and the "self-paced" tour. We enjoyed that we could explore the ship at our own pace and were not rushed nor going too slow. Great 45 minute stop.

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Address: 131 S Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone Number: 231 436 9825
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City

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