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Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc.

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Address: 131 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9677
Phone Number: 231 436 9825
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Thanks to an upset stomach from the night before, didn't feel like getting on the bike and leaving just yet. So walked down S. Huron Ave. doing tourist stuff and decided to visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thanks to an upset stomach from the night before, didn't feel like getting on the bike and leaving just yet. So walked down S. Huron Ave. doing tourist stuff and decided to visit the Icebreaker Museum. Really glad I did, and it was surprisingly interesting, educational, and interactive. The guy in the Engine Room was an old Coast Guard engine... More 

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Ionia, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My son (9) and I went on this tour. it took us just over an hour. They gave him a sheet of paper to do a little quiz while we toured. It was fun! The ship is pretty cool and we learned a lot. I would recommend if you love boats or even just history. The tour guides are super... More 

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Petersburg, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved touring the ship. Very interesting to see inside and learn the history. Our 12 and 14 year olds enjoyed it. The admission fee was reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great visit. Spent close to 2 hours touring the vessel. The guides were very friendly and knowledgable especially the guy who was from Hayward, WI and who did serve aboard it.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First time going on the Icebreaker , you go to go everywhere including one of the three engine rooms, I learned more and seen more than the ship's at the Coast guard festival.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was in Mackinaw City for one day only and learned about the Icebreaker from a Star Line Ferry ride and decided I was going to take a peek at the ship... Wow! What a fun find! An easy to follow self led tour. Was great to speak with one of the guys who served on the ship during his... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this visit on a rainy morning before the weather cleared. Inspiring stories, great staff and fun opportunity to explore such a big ship and piece of the region's history.

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Ashtabula, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The docents here are very informative and pleasant. The views bring back memories of shipboard life. A lot of climbing for older visitors, but well worth the visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by friendly and knowledgeable staff, loved the videos, and enjoyed the written information. It was fun to see people we knew who had also served on this ship. As a retired Coastie I was sad to see it looking so worn. A wonderful gift would be for someone to help this non-profit group with some much-needed funds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boy Scout Troop 4 from Ann Arbor MI, enjoys coming to service the Mackinaw and prepare it for the tourist season. It is one of the highlights of our calender.

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