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Old Mormon Print Shop Museum

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26275 Main St, Beaver Island, MI 49782-5101
+1 616-448-2254
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history of the island and overthrow of the king

photos of historical people of the island, starting with the native americans and a good history of... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2016
hevan4
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WHEATON
Don't overlook a gem of a museum

Museum is just a short walk from the ferry dock and is free. It is easy to spend a lot of time... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2015
Paul S
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Marion
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Sep 1, 2016
“history of the island and overthrow of the king”
Sep 29, 2015
“Don't overlook a gem of a museum”
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26275 Main St, Beaver Island, MI 49782-5101
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+1 616-448-2254
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

photos of historical people of the island, starting with the native americans and a good history of the strange happenings. the museum is not large and can be seen in as little as 15 minutes or you can spend a few hours if you read...More

Thank hevan4
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Museum is just a short walk from the ferry dock and is free. It is easy to spend a lot of time there because the exhibits are thorough and interesting. When we were there, no one else went upstairs or out to the old jail....More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed June 29, 2015

I wish we'd had a little more time to spend here. The rooms inside aren't large, but they contain so much of Beaver Island's quirky history. Who knew cannons had been fired, groups of people run off, kingdoms established, etc? We snapped pictures of the...More

1  Thank justus2now
Reviewed August 9, 2013

Lots of interesting displays regarding the history and people of Beaver Island--on the main road--a must see!!!! Free, give donation if you wish.

Thank paelse
Reviewed July 28, 2013

Small place, but rich with history. Very interesting aspect of Momorn history that I had never heard. No charge for the museum...they just ask for free will offering.

1  Thank debbylf
Reviewed July 19, 2013

The rich history that this island possesses is quite amazing. I even ended up purchasing a book to learn even more :).

Thank Mturner91
Reviewed August 26, 2012

Enjoyed the stories and photos on display of all aspects of the colorful history of Beaver Island. Definitely worth a visit

Thank kerry101
Reviewed August 17, 2012

We stopped by while waiting for the Ferry and were pleasantly surprised to see all the historical items and info they have on display. The island has an amazingly rich history that is worth learning about!

Thank WMICHBEN
Reviewed July 10, 2012

Small museum presenting the island's heritage. A lot of genealogy of the island's long-time residents. Don't expect to see a printing press, I was told the actual printing press has never been found, Upstairs has some interesting items as well.

Thank KibbleGR
Reviewed May 1, 2012

I have spent many a pleasant hour in this small museum. It houses records and photographs of the people who have called this island home...Indians, Mormons, the Irish, a king, fishermen, trappers, and farmers. It's all here folks! Plus a small bookstore offering selections related...More

1  Thank MizKate
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