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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
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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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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If you are interested in local history this is the place.

Easily accessed on main street. Not too big to get boring but quite educational. Well done for a small local museum. Easily walked through. $2.00 tickets and included another... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily accessed on main street. Not too big to get boring but quite educational. Well done for a small local museum. Easily walked through. $2.00 tickets and included another site down the road. Unusual for a touristy area but interesting and good for kids to learn.

Thank Joy T
Berea, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is located on the main street of Frankenmuth. The self-guided tour shows how the settlers lived back in the 1800's. At the end of the tour there is a display/history of the Detroit Tigers for all you baseball fans. A very nice gift shop is in the Museum.

Thank Judy L
Chennai (Madras), India
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Inspite of being a very small museum, what makes it interesting is they have a lot of Hands-On activity stuff. At the entrance, they have a kind-of-game that gives a clear reason on why people migrated. It was a nice and simple way to explain the history of the city. they have the wooden furniture and the tools people used... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We stumbled upon it as we made our way down Main Street. It is a typical town museum with static displays and collections of the town's past. Kids were bored, but I found some things interesting.

Thank Paul S
Roseville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Alot good history there thought the museum . I learn more about the area of frankenmuth........ ..........I come again

Thank johntavernier
Columbus, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We came from the Columbus, Ohio area to visit a family member who only had a day to visit. Our cousin, 23 years old, is from the UK so we wanted to experience an area that would be of interest. We took the tour and loved it! Everything we saw, touched, and heard was amazing and very interesting. A great... More 

Thank Deb W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

In Frakenmuth for a day and night on our way to the U.P. our first time in Frankenmuth so we wanted to learn about the town. We went to the Frankenmuth Historical Museum and had a pleasant time learning the history. The cost is $2 to get in but you get a voucher to get in free at the Frankenmuth... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We love history and this was our first stop in Frankenmuth after checking into our hotel. $2 for adults and $1 for students. She even let my college age daughter in for $1. Can't beat the price to learn about the history of Frankenmuth! Very interactive and hands-on! Took about 30-45 min to go through and kept us entertained. Would... More 

Thank Lori W
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

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 

Thank Syncona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

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

Thank kayw1029

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