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Petoskey stones

We stopped so my gf could take a picture of the masstadon. We found out if had blown over in a... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2019
Traverse City, Michigan
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Cool overload; best roadside museum ever!

Rainy day on vacation, looking for something indoors to do. Searched on the phone, and found this... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2019
Strongsville, Ohio
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Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

We stopped so my gf could take a picture of the masstadon. We found out if had blown over in a storm so was a little broken. The hide is made of metal shavings. Very interesting. Inside we went looking for a petoskey stone for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 13, 2019

Rainy day on vacation, looking for something indoors to do. Searched on the phone, and found this awesome place. We were there two hours, and it was not enough time. Hundreds of life like animals ,fish and fowl on display, with Indian artifacts, old west...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

A must for not only any student of Michigan state history, but any student of Native American history. The biggest collection of artifacts I’ve ever seen, and curated with amazing thought and care.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This museum is incredible! I lived up north for 20 years and never went but after I moved and went back up north for a visit we all decided to go museum hopping!! Let me tell you!!!! This place is incredible. My daughter is a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Squireb01
Reviewed February 27, 2017

We were in the area for the weekend. Saw a brochure at our hotel for this museum and decided to take a ride to check it out. Don't be deceived by the exterior....what is inside is amazing! Mounts of many species, an unbelievable arrowhead collection,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank Kimbk65
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a really neat place to bring kids to show them history of and wildlife of northern michigan. They have a huge collection of arrow heads and tools of the native indian. Really fun place to visit.

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Jim W
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

A good place to spend an hour or more. The shop is nice and the museum has good authentic dioramas of Michigan nature. The proprietor is knowledgable in her craft of taxidermy. She and her husband are true artists. The arrowhead display is massive and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank NLG44883
Reviewed April 21, 2016

This was a hoot! We've driven by a hundred times and decided to stop in. The taxidermy exhibits are so much fun to see. Very educational if you've got kids with you. The gift shop is loaded with the type of "up north" kind of...More

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank dre51
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

The woman working there was quite knowledgeable and extremely friendly. They had lots of interesting stuff for sale. The museum was nice and it was free of charge, but they accept donations...Nice unique experience. Would recommend.

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank agatha w
Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled on this shop because of the outdoor Rhino Petosky Painted sculpture. The shop is dated and on the outside but it's a treasure trove of artifacts and taxidermy. The owner shares knowledge like a parent would to a child. Everything you see and touch...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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