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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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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