Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime is now decommissioned. It is now always at the same place: 632 Coast Guard Drive Cheboyen 49721. People can visit the Icebreaker.
The self-guided tour of this massive vessel, complete with abundant signage and a number of videos explaining its operation and life onboard, is surprisingly interesting and well worth an hour or so of one’s time. While the engine room and bridge were certainly tour highlights,…
Historic ship to tour. This ship had a lot of history, and there were retired former crew, at different stops on the tour. They had personal stories about their service on the ship. There were exhibits and photographs of things about the ship when it was active.
I should note that I was in the Coast Guard myself, so this was especially meaningful to me. That aside, they have set up the walk through the ship in a manner that allows you to see a lot of the rooms and areas, from the bridge to the engine room. The tour is self-guided, so…
Excellent self guided museum! We had so much fun exploring the ship at our own pace, watching the videos, checking out the pictures, etc. We loved that they had someone that used to work in the ship in the engine room to answer questions. The only thing I would recommend they do…