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Family friendly free museum of local history, culture and relaxing gardens.

The indoor museum and gift shop has many wonderful and affordable first nations gifts. The outdoor... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2017
moontoes
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St. Catharines, Canada
Very educational and interesting

We went to the museum to learn about the native American culture for this area. There were a lot of... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2017
J6734KJkarenf
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Columbus, Ohio
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We are closed for the SEASON. We will reopen May 2019! At this National Historic Landmark, visitors can learn about 17th century St. Ignace: the Ojibwa who formed the population, the Huron refugees and the French who established the area as the...more
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500 N State St, Corner of Marquette St. and N. State Street, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1429
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

This was a nice little museum. They have a good video on how to build a birch bark canoe. They also had some nice souveniers.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2017

The indoor museum and gift shop has many wonderful and affordable first nations gifts. The outdoor gardens and learning stations inspire and teach how each of us has unique gifts to share. When i went there was a movie playing about how a canoe is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

Dear Moontoes, We cannot thank you enough for your wonderfull review. We are so happy you came and enjoyed yourselves and appreciated all that we have. Yes, the Earls Canoe is so worth watching. We are honored to show it. Thanks again. Judy Bonello Museum...More

Reviewed November 4, 2017

We went to the museum to learn about the native American culture for this area. There were a lot of artifacts and several displays detailing the Ojibwa's lives and struggles. There was also a brief but informative film detailing family members' roles. Then there was...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

Dear Karen, Thank you for your wonderful review of our Museum. We are so happy you visited us and appreciated our gift shop and everything else we have to offer. What a treat to be able to talk to White Wolf. Looking forward to seeing...More

Reviewed October 31, 2017

A goldmine of native american history ,one of the best I have ever seen and I've been to many in the northwest and southwest. The history of the straits native Americans is amazing, loaded with artifacts this museum is a goldmine of history. I highly...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

Dear Linda, Thank you for visiting our museum. We are thrilled with your wonderful review. I made sure our Director read this and she was so happy. People like you who can appreciate all our hard work to educate people and have their time here...More

Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Very cool place visit there is a lot of history that you get have for your enjoyment. Good place to have kids with you as well.

Date of experience: October 2017
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OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Dear Jplesco, Thank you for stopping by our museum. We are glad you had a good time visiting us and we are glad the kids enjoyed themselves. We worked hard on getting the kids area just right. Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture St.Ignace, Mi.

Reviewed October 24, 2017

Useful exhibition of artefacts and historical details of the First nations in this are. History did not start with the arrival of the white man!More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank John T
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Dear John T., Thank you for visiting our museum. We are proud to pass on the information of the Hurons and Ojibwa who were here and like you said, are the First nations. Thank you for appreciated it so much! Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa...More

Reviewed October 23, 2017

Have been to this Museum several times and always enjoy walking through and viewing the various collection of artifacts and the nice displays. You can watch a video of some men making a birch bark canoe.

Date of experience: October 2017
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OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Dear buchster2, Welcome back! We are so glad you enjoy our museum. The Earls Canoe video is so interesting...glad you like it. Come back again! Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture St.Ignace, Mi.

Reviewed October 10, 2017

This is a nice little museum with a store as its front. Great displays and history of the Ojibwa culture. Small so it won't take long to take a peek. The store carries good Indian resources and I purchased a few books. Dream catchers are...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Dear maryb, Thank you for stopping by our museum. We are very proud of our shop area where we represent over 128 Native Artists. Like you said, our dream catchers along with so much more is Native made. Thank you again for stopping by Mary...More

Reviewed October 9, 2017

This is right across street from Mackinac Island ferry terminals. You will be able to do in half hour. It has nice exhibits, clean & friendly knowledgeable worker and cute quality Native-made crafts.More

Date of experience: October 2017
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OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Dear JustSlip, Thank you for stopping by our museum. We are very proud of our staff who work hard to make sure our visitors enjoy their time here. We so appreciate your kind review and please come back. Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture St....More

Reviewed October 9, 2017

Very well displayed. The outside has an explanation of Ojibwe tribes/clans correlated to their animal spirit. Also a model Ojibwe hous. The entrans has a good display of earlier Americans jewelry and art for purchase. It is a small museum but very interesting.More

Date of experience: September 2017
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OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Dear Jurek B., Thank you for visiting our museum. We see you enjoyed our outside Clan Park and our Long House. We are so proud of our gift shop in which we have over 128 Native Artists Wares displayed for sale. Thank you again for...More

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barmanma133
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Response from OjibwaMuseum | Property representative |
Hello, We are blown away from all the wonderful answers by visitors to our lovely museum. Thank you all so much!!! Admission is free and we do appreciate any donation. It all goes to the upkeep of our 180 year old building... More
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June 7, 2017|
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Response from OjibwaMuseum | Property representative |
Oh yes, our Museum is handicapped accessible. We have also widened our aisles for that reason.
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Response from SewnHearts | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission fees but donations are greatly appreciated and accepted. They also have souvenirs of all price ranges. And, yes I do believe there is handicapped access if I remember correctly.
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