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Fort de Baude Museum

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A Surprising Mix of Exhibits

Located on main street in St. Ignace, it is much larger than it seems. It is free to see the... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
The Villages, Florida
Very nice set up museum

Very good. I recommend it to everybody. The woman in the gift shop was very nice, and the man at... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
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Boasting an impresive collection, the Fort de Buade museum houses items spanning more than 17,000 years, including Native Amerian artifacts, Colt firearems, and the enigmatic Newberry Stones. Every history buff will find something to pique their...more
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334 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1425
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Located on main street in St. Ignace, it is much larger than it seems. It is free to see the exhibits. They do have a donation box and recommend a gift of $5.00 but it's not required. They had several displays of WWI uniforms and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We check the website and trip advisor to see if the fort would be open, and according to both it would be open today. We get to the fort and there is a sign on the window saying fort has closed for the season. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Very good. I recommend it to everybody. The woman in the gift shop was very nice, and the man at the front desk spoke very thoroughly and explained everything very good. The young man in the front hallway greeted us very well

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Very small musuem that makes very good use of their space. Some very nice exhibits over a period of history. of the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

We went in to "kill some time" and stayed for a couple of hours. If you have any interest in history, you will find things of interest here! Some is hands on, of course much is not touchable but everything is well done. Normally quill...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thomas I
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This place seemed to have any kind of souvenir you would be looking for and probably some you were not! They also had a few sale displays. I believe this place stays open the latest for that late day tourist.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

It is amazing this museum was put together on garage sale finds! It operates on donations and fun to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Heather R
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This museum is amazing. There is just so much information, and it is a small museum, but many great displays.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MZSF1
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Fort DeBuade Museum is one of the best small museums I've ever visited, and I'm a museum junky. Here are the reasons you should not miss a visit as soon as you cross the bridge into the Upper Peninsula: (1) It is very well-organized, and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Celtaidd
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Very well presented, a good overview of the european colonization of the Makinak area. Starting witht he Ojibwe culture, continuing with the colonization. There are representations of items, uniforms and weaponry from colonization to revolutionary war. You can read about the stories of a few...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Jurek B
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