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Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

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Address: 7400 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48710
Phone Number: (989) 964-7125
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If you love sculptures, this museum is not to be missed

You get to see how the original sculptures came to be and get up close with them. It is amazing ! Glad I went.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Saginaw, Michigan
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Saginaw, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

You get to see how the original sculptures came to be and get up close with them. It is amazing ! Glad I went.

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Big Rapids, Michigan, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Enjoyed learning about the cross that was made here and is in northern Michigan. Very good Michigan history.

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Chesterland, Ohio
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136 attraction reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Marshall M Fredericks Sculpture Museum is an excellent museum devoted to the artist's work. You've quite seen his sculpture before, whether you were aware of it or not, with important and recognizable pieces of public sculpture in front of the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C.; Cleveland (the recently renovated war memorial fountain); New York City; Detroit (the Spirit... More 

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you are a Michigander this museum on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University, just off I-75 at exit 160, is a MUST see. I am a l;little biased as Marshall was my Dad. This museum celebrates his artistic and humanitarian legacy. His most important mentor was Carl Milles, a sculptor who studies under August Rodin at the turn... More 

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Taylor, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Like the history and seeing the evolution of the work of pieces that I am familiar with, and new pieces that I discovered there I also enjoyed the setting on Saginaw Valley State campus.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is one of those places that is a hidden secret. It is beautiful inside & free. They have different displays come in so there is always something new to see.

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Bay City
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Excellent display of larger than life sculptures by Marshal Frederick's. Truly an asset to our community. A great place to go for quiet reflection and appreciation of art....Call ahead for hours.

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We loved the sculptures in this museum, and the peacefulness. Glad we were able to take pictures. Mi Husband does sculptures so this was really amazing to see what tools they worked with back then.. It was just so many vida sculptures by Fredericks inside and outside. Loved the campus, we walked around it was such a nice day. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The sculpture found inside and outside of this Museum was beautiful and well worth the short trip to find it. Free parking and admission also. It is nice to have a superior museum in Saginaw.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Based on Tripadvisor reviews, I wanted to stop in to the museum on way to Mackinaw City. What was initially intended as a way to spend a few hours on the way northward through Michigan became one of the highlights of our trip. Outside the museum are many of the sculptures. Inside are numerous plaster models used in creating finished... More 

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