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Call of the Wild Museum

850 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1747
+1 800-835-4347
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Lots of fun!

This was a really nice wild animal museum geared towards all ages and fun for everyone! They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Favorite spot in Gaylord!

We've been visiting Call of the Wild on our annual Gaylord vacations for over 25 years and it is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gurnee, Illinois
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“gift shop” (17 reviews)
850 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1747
+1 800-835-4347
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really nice wild animal museum geared towards all ages and fun for everyone! They offer a few different scavenger hunts of different difficulty levels, which is a fun way to find your way through the exhibits. The display cases and signage are...More

Thank aparsegi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been visiting Call of the Wild on our annual Gaylord vacations for over 25 years and it is a very special place with so much to offer. The museum itself is a blast- the animals displayed are impressive and interesting to kids and adults...More

Thank TommyPhant07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove up from Saginaw just to see it and it was well worth the drive. You pay $7.50 for a $25 value. Loved it

Thank Bernadette E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The gift shop has a lot of cool gadgets and stuff. Some things run a little pricey but it is good quality shirts

Thank annyounghasaeyo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here to see the museum, all the animals in there were cool to see... Moose, grizzly bear, polar bear, owls, squirrels, martens, wolverine, deer, beaver... to name a few. They have a scavenger hunt in the museum for kids and adults. It costs $7.50...More

Thank panteralovr2781
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

This may be nice for the family trip. A place to stop when the kids are bored and the road trip need's a break. Its dated and a bit of a tourist trap from the 60's. still that being said it was interesting and not...More

Thank Skimo11
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

We have been here before years ago. The place is so fun, especially for kids. They can see animals up close. We spoke with a young lady at the counter who is the original owners daughter or granddaughter. She told us they have new animals...More

Thank Travelmoorenow
Reviewed March 13, 2017

A must to take the children and adults to. So very interesting & educational..very nice gift shop, plus outside you can ride the go-carts and play mini golf ( I could not get out of go-cart to low but 1st time and what fun) lol

Thank Susan N
Reviewed March 9, 2017

This is a family owned place with a large shopping area for gifts and FUDGE. I would recommend that you look at all the animals and take your time. Kids will love this place under 10 will think its cool. not a lot of frills...More

Thank John L
Reviewed February 14, 2017

This is always a fun place to stop. My kids have always loved it & loved seeing the animals! It does get pricy for a family but if you have young kids or kids who like to take their time, it's worth it!

Thank mefullerton
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Patricia S
July 29, 2016|
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Response from Carly U | Reviewed this property |
We spent about nearly an hour there. It was 2 adults and 2 teenagers. I'm thinking it would take longer with small children, as its very interactive.
May 6, 2016|
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Response from MMarshall06 | Reviewed this property |
This is locally owned, possibly they bought items from the other place. Typically the animals are northern Michigan.