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I am not typically a museum person, but we heard about this on our ferry ride to Mackinac Island... read more

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laurie2668
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Awesome tour!!

Was actually here back in September 2015 but just found that we never left a review or it possibly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

I am not typically a museum person, but we heard about this on our ferry ride to Mackinac Island. The people working there were very friendly, helpful and extremely knowledgeable. The self-guided tour was very interesting. There were informative signs in each room. I felt...More

Thank laurie2668
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was actually here back in September 2015 but just found that we never left a review or it possibly wasn't on here yet. When we were there we had an awesome tour of the Icebreaker!! One of our group wasn't able to take the full...More

Thank MS_downriver
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't sure that I would enjoy this, but it was really interesting. They had videos, interactive displays and people, all giving you a great insight into what it was like for the ship to cut through the ice. You'll need some ability to go...More

Thank Mikey W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I got to take a tour of an amazing vessel! The hard work and dedication of our Coast guard! Helping out military during ww2!

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't know what to expect when we walked up - but this is a tour you do not want to miss. Most of the tour is a self tour but there are guides along the way to explain things and tell a story. My...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ship is just as it was when it was decommissioned. Two men who served on the ship were available for questions. They loved the time they spent there and provided a valuable service to our country.

Thank pcann0n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting and informative. Was nice being able to go through at our own pace. Staff was very friendly and informative.

1  Thank lrev5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour. I don't even remember what it cost, but it's worth it! A little tough to find driving access in a busy area - we parked and walked. Not a good choice for folks with limited mobility -lots of ladders. Self-guided tour with retired...More

2  Thank KathleenBR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here July 9th and spent about an hour and a half touring this retired icebreaker. It was extremely interesting with a lot of pictures and history. You can tour at your own pace, it is very well marked. There were some steep stairs...More

1  Thank J-K-B10_85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I visited the Icebreaker last week. It was really interesting and I would recommend this to anyone looking for things to do regarding the upper great lakes.

Thank Tammy L
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