We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Hidden cultural gem in Michigan

The Dennos Museum was well worth the time to visit. Their Eskimo art and history exhibit is one of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
navigator2018
,
Orlando, Florida
Wonderful collection of Inuit art

The Dennos is a wonderful space with a huge collection of Inuit art, as well as many, many other... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
NDK123
,
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Read all 147 reviews
56
All photos (56)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“inuit art”(40 reviews)
About
Located on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College, the Dennos Museum Center offers an ongoing array of changing exhibits in the arts and sciences. The museum holds and exhibits one of the largest and most historically complete collections of...more
Contact
1410 College Drive, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI 49686
Website
+1 231-995-1055
Call
Reviews (147)
Filter reviews
147 results
Traveler rating
91
45
8
1
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
91
45
8
1
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsinuit arttemporary exhibitsrepeated visitsinteractive roomwonderful collectionall agesrooster fishfor saletwo hoursculturesculpturesauditoriumprintsharpgeographicdrawinghuman
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 147 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Dennos Museum was well worth the time to visit. Their Eskimo art and history exhibit is one of the best in the U.S. There are also many other paintings in the other exhibits that are outstanding. The setting of the museum and the views...More

Thank navigator2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was very pleased to receive a buy one get one free coupon from the library for completing the summer reading program for my daughter only to find out its basically useless if any kind of event or special exhibit is going on. So all of...More

Thank gat2333
JennemanE, General Manager at Dennos Museum Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I regret that you were unable to use your two for one coupon for the Dennos Museum Center during our showing of Monster Fish from National Geographic. Due the nature of this exhibition and our contractual arrangements with NAT GEO we could not accept such...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018

The Dennos is a wonderful space with a huge collection of Inuit art, as well as many, many other displays. There is currently also a great interactive display revolving around the environment. This is a great place for the whole family.More

Thank NDK123
ejenneman, General Manager at Dennos Museum Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you for your visit and review. It sounds like you enjoyed Monster Fish from NAT GEO (environment reference). It is a great exhibition for families, fishermen and anyone interested in environmental issues around the world. Our Inuit art collection, we believe, is the largest...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Oodles of beautiful Inuit art, modern art, and lots of hands on things for children too. Most impressed by the beautiful native collection.

1  Thank Sandra H
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The permanent exhibit is a collection of beautiful art and a special collection of Innuit art. Very cool! This week, they also had a National Geographic traveling show about large things that live in the water. Did I say LARGE? Good grief!

1  Thank Roger S
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This museum is a find! For it's size, it has a large collection. We really enjoyed the Inuit gallery, and the Monster Fish exhibit was cool. Our party was all adults, but we all loved the Discovery Gallery with cool hands-on exhibits which were most...More

1  Thank tripowl3
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Went to see the current Monsterfish Exhibit which was fun for all ages and included much information about human and environmental impacts on these creatures. The life-size sculptures were fantastic! The rest of the museum was also interesting. Several modern art pieces and many native...More

Thank Voyage69944
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Wonderful permanent exhibit of Inuit sculpture, prints and textiles. Mostly contemporary artists, and traditional materials-- we really enjoyed it. Had gone in to see the Natl Geographic's Monster Fish, also excellent.

Thank Jill A
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic little art museum. There is an exquisite collection of Inuit art, with some quirky pieces. You can take photographs if you do not use flash. The Discovery Galerie for children is also fun for adults.More

1  Thank Progenitor
Eugene J, General Manager at Dennos Museum Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2018

Thank you for your review. The newly expanded galleries for the Dennos Museum Center has greatly enhanced an already wonderful museum and we appreciate your comments. We have just reopened our Discovery Gallery after having been closed for an extended period of time due to...More

Reviewed April 19, 2018

Spent several hours in this museum. They have nice exhibits with plenty of space and lots of good information.

Thank iphlye
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 40 hotels in Traverse City
Cambria Hotel Traverse City
748 reviews
.14 miles away
Sierra Motel
128 reviews
.18 miles away
Best Western Plus Traverse City
547 reviews
.21 miles away
Knights Inn Traverse City
335 reviews
.38 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 329 restaurants in Traverse City
Reflect Bistro Inside Cambria Suites Hotel
581 reviews
.16 miles away
The Cottage
303 reviews
.54 miles away
The Omelette Shoppe
317 reviews
.22 miles away
Rounds Restaurant
147 reviews
.58 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 201 attractions in Traverse City
Bryant Park
47 reviews
.49 miles away
Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products
15 reviews
.20 miles away
East Bay Park
10 reviews
.56 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dennos Museum Center staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines