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Museum of Ojibwa Culture

500 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1429
+1 906-643-9161
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If you are interested in Native Americans life and art is awesome!

I absolutely loved this place! I has living abodes on the outside. Inside you learn many facts of... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2016
Sandra C
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Detroit, United States
The first People.

The area abounds with great Native People and their history should not be lost on others just... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2016
Phillip N
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Milford, Michigan, United States
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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 center of fur trade. Check out our award winning Clan Park and our Longhouse on our grounds. Also visit Father Marquettes burial site in our Marquette Mission Park. Admission is by donation.
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500 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1429
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+1 906-643-9161
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

I absolutely loved this place! I has living abodes on the outside. Inside you learn many facts of the Ojibwa culture! There are many fascinating items inside! Its a great way to spend an hour!

2  Thank Sandra C
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2016

Thank you Sandra for taking the time to share your experience. We love hearing from folks who have been to our area. With our Museum being remodeled this Spring and the new longhouse going up, we are so proud of what we have to offer.

Reviewed April 21, 2016

The area abounds with great Native People and their history should not be lost on others just because we outnumber them. The rich culture and history displayed here is worth the time.More

3  Thank Phillip N
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2016

Phillip, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We love hearing from folks who have been to our area. With our Museum being remodeled this Spring and the new longhouse going up, we are so proud of what we have to offer....More

Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

My 17 year old has been wanting a necklace. We were in the UP, and i kept telling him to wait to buy one from a real native. We went here and found an arrowhead necklace, beautifully made, and not expensive. The museum is small,...More

2  Thank Crissy D
Judy O, Owner at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2015

Crissy, Thanks for visiting our Museum. We are so glad you found the perfect necklace for your 17 yr old. All our employees are fountains of information and are so glad to help out. Customer service in our museum is number one and I think...More

Reviewed October 8, 2015

Ojibwa museum that also shows a short film explaining the culture. Displays were interesting. Nice surroundings.

2  Thank Llittlewing
Judy O, Owner at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2015

Littlewing, Thank you for your kind words. We so appreciate you checking us out. The Staff of the Museum.

Reviewed October 7, 2015

This gives the history of the area. A small museum but a must see. if you are in St. Ignance.In the middle of town, it's easy to find. Take donations for admission.

1  Thank gladman
Judy O, Owner at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2015

Gladman, We appreciate all our customers...and it is comments like yours that keep us going. Thank you for your remarks. Gratefully, Museum of Ojibwa Culture

Reviewed October 5, 2015

Don't let the size of the museum fool you. There are days or knowledge inside, and a curator willing to share her expertise. Great explanations of the different clans and their function in Ojibwa culture. The visuals are stunning, and the placement of the exhibits...More

2  Thank Thomas V
Judy O, Owner at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2015

Thomas, Thank you for your kind words about our Museum of Ojibwa Culture. It is always a great pleasure to hear about new customers like yourself discovering us. We are committed to providing unique quality that you can enjoy and hopefully keep you coming back....More

Reviewed September 23, 2015

Very cool and learned about native cultures in the area. loved the little shop that was attached to it and bought some artifacts at the shop.

1  Thank Jill C
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2016

Jill, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We love hearing from folks who have been to our area. With our Museum being remodeled this Spring and the new longhouse going up, we are so proud of what we have to offer.

Reviewed September 19, 2015

The museum is small, but worth seeing. It does a good job of describing how the Objiway were forced further west. There is an excellent video on the building of birch bark canoes. Outdoors there is a statue of Pere Marquette and his gravesite. My...More

1  Thank Janet L
Judy O, Owner at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2015

Janet, Thank you so much for your feedback. Our clan display is brand new this year and will be completed by next season. The Museum of Ojibwa Culture

Reviewed September 18, 2015

Pretty good. Some interesting displays about American Indian culture, including arrowheads and spear points, as well as some brief videos and dioramas. Good for a visit with the kids. And it's free!

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Reviewed September 16, 2015

Definitely make a stop here if you are in town. The aboriginal culture that lived - and continues to live - in the area is really fascinating. Watched in rapture a video of people making a canoe the old fashioned way. To learn about the...More

1  Thank Christopher P
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2016

Christopher, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We love hearing from folks who have been to our area. With our Museum being remodeled this Spring and the new longhouse going up, we are so proud of what we have to offer.

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OjibwaMuseum
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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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Pauline W
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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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