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Mill Race Village

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Winter walk tranquility

I’ve lived in Northville for 3 years and love visiting Mill Race Village throughout the year to see... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
hartgayle
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Northville, Michigan
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What a very beautiful place

I have lived in Northville since 1970 and a visited this little village several times and really... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
johnbJ2216LG
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Northville, Michigan
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History is preserved at Mill Race Historical Village, a gem of the Northville community. Beginning in 1972, the buildings were moved from other locations in Northville, or reconstructed on site, on land donated by the Ford Motor Company. The Village...more
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215 Griswold St, Northville, MI 48167-1664
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

I’ve lived in Northville for 3 years and love visiting Mill Race Village throughout the year to see it’s ever changing landscape. We always make sure to bring visitors here too. Parking is easy, in a well maintained, paved lot. The Village can be accessed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hartgayle
BusinessDirectorMRV, Business Director at Mill Race Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to Mill Race Village. The Northville Historical Society is a small non-profit tasked with management and upkeep of Mill Race Village grounds and buildings and with bringing events that focus on Northville and Michigan...More

Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

I have lived in Northville since 1970 and a visited this little village several times and really have enjoyed it. On Fourth of July they do some special events and they used to have a Civil War Era set up camp. They do host weddings...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank johnbJ2216LG
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Beware that professional - commercial - photographers are not allowed to use this Mill Race Scenery without prior permission. That is why As a inexperienced- very beginner photographer I can take shoots of the family there without a problem.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Zafar39525
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We try to go to as many of the teas that they host as possible. Always a good time. It's the same formula. Tea in the Cady House, talk in the church. We enjoy them. It a nice place to visit. Always.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Davidamy617
Reviewed August 8, 2017

It is wonderful that Northville has preserved some of it's history here. The town itself is filled with wonderful Victorian houses and restored store fronts but this park gives you a chance to step back in time. A good place to stop by and "smell...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank llbalog
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Visit some historic buildings by downtown Northville. Just big enough to get that historic feel in a quiet, treed setting. Quaint. And then walk down the street for a lunch on Main Street. Very nice!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Donna W
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a really pretty park. There are several historic buildings that we wished had been open. The landscaping was really lovely and there appear to be several trails plus there is a scenic overlook by the water with picnic tables. We will try to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank solomon5
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

It is a nice stroll through history looking at all the historic houses. It is not huge and the buildings are most of the time closed. But if you have little kids you can walk through and then let them play at the playground next...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Who would have thought that mere yards away from the hustle and bustle of the 21st century you could step back to the 19th century. This peaceful, quiet collection of 19th century buildings is beautiful. Strolling down the gravel roadway you see homes and buildings...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Gorton54
Reviewed June 20, 2017

This lovely park on the edge of the historic district brings a lot of historic Northville together in one place. We walked with friends reading the descriptions of the different building. Very educational. Pretty flowers.

Date of experience: June 2017
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