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Address: Mackinac Island, MI
Phone Number: (906) 847-3328
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Historical site of the re-enactment of the fort's 1763 Indian capture and...

Historical site of the re-enactment of the fort's 1763 Indian capture and massacre.

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good family activity

My family really enjoyed visiting the fort. It was a great activity for a rainy day. The displays are well maintained and informative.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Mary Lynn K
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family really enjoyed visiting the fort. It was a great activity for a rainy day. The displays are well maintained and informative.

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Tennessee
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246 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There is a $14 entrance fee. The fort is located on a bluff overlooking the town, harbor, and Marquette Park. There is a short but interesting film about the island's history. The fort is well preserved and contains a number of buildings and static exhibits. There are a number of reenactment a during the day including rifle and cannon fire.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I use a wheelchair and found the Fort easy to get around with a nice elevator to negotiate the two floors. Though a few buildings were not ramped I did not feel like I missed anything important. Well done to average museum with wonderful views of the Harbor and a nice setting to sit and have a mid-day drink on... More 

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michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fort Mackinac was well worth the walk. What an amazing piece of history. There are live demonstrations also.

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Davison, Michigan
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very Boring, not much to look at, very disappointing! Very empty! THis is very overrated.I dont know hy this is so big of an attraction.

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North Liberty, Iowa
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Fort was so cool and an interesting place to visit had great demonstrations and is also a good place to learn history for a variety of ages!

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Bluffton, Indiana
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was well worth the price of admission and the hike up the hill to go see the fort! The reenactors were very friendly and interacted really well with my 10 and 12 year old. The kids enjoyed playing the old fashioned games. The displays were well done and we learned a lot while having fun. We enjoyed exploring all... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The first thing I want to say is this: Buy the Mackinac Family Heritage Pass for $75! It will get you and your family into Fort Mackinac on the Island, Colonial Michilimackinac on the mainland, the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, and Historic Mill Creek. You will save a ton of money. I have reviewed the other places already. But of... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fort rich in history. You can walk through the building and see the life of a soldier. There are reenactment throughout the day on the lawn. You can really see what firing the rifles is like during the demonstrations. There is a gift shop in the old barracks. The view of Lake Huron from the fort is... More 

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ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is well worth the $12 admission. A lot of history to the area, and the battle(s) involved to gain control of this fort are truly historic and important to our freedom. There is a military cemetery (not at the fort but elsewhere on the island) that always has its American flag flying half-mast, and that designation is only given... More 

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