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Frankenmuth Historical Museum

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Address: 613 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1689
Phone Number: 989-652-9701
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Small museum

Small museum filled with items from the areas history. Has narrative as you walk through. Interesting but it is small, doesn't take long to see everything.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2016
Jack M
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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For only $2, this is arguably the best deal in town for an attraction. That is if you like to know how this town came to be. It's not a long drawn out production but a concise interesting exhibition which covers the history of Frankenmuth, Michigan and it's founders. I think it took me about 45 minutes to get through... More 

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Crystal Lake
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was very interesting, a little dark inside so it was hard to see a lot of the information but it was worth the 2 dollar admission charge

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Thank kayw1029
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not for families, it wasn't very exciting really just a front for another gift store. I didn't enjoy it

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Fort Lawn, South Carolina
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We learned a lot about the creating of this town and it's famous sailor who helped find the cargo ship the Edmund Fitzgerald that was lost at sea in a storm. Very nice staff and very interesting.

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Canal Fulton, Ohio
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138 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Nice little museum that tells a lot about the early days of Frankenmuth. Also has a section on the Edmund Fitzgerald. Only $2 to get in and that included the Frankenmuth Lager Mill museum as well! Can't beat that. The museum is all one floor and easy to navigate. You could spend 15 minutes or an hour here depending on... More 

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Dexter, Michigan
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301 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Reasonable price. Told the story of the german luteran migration to the area.The narrative is incomplete and the displays lacking. Th musum store was like anther novlty store in town. Will not hurt to see but not much gained

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North Ridgeville, Ohio
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

This was a very interesting place to stop and see all about the history of the town. We also enjoy the Edmund Fitzgerald exhibit and video.

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Coimbatore, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

The museum has a variety of dolls, figurines, military memorabilia and other local arts and artifacts of Bavarian culture and lore.

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Thank Anne Mary F
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Small museum filled with items from the areas history. Has narrative as you walk through. Interesting but it is small, doesn't take long to see everything.

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Thank Jack M
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

I found this museum to be a littlle bit creepy because it's so dark but it's cheap and not very big, so you may as well pop in an check it out while you're there.

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