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Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc.

131 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9677
+1 231-436-9825
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Icebreaker tour

Very interesting tour. Self guided at your own pace. Stairs are challenging but overall well worth... read more

Reviewed today
samson3152
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grand rapids
Very Cool, be nimble

Took my wife and 1yr old son. Very difficult with ladders, but all has had a great time. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeremy W
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Wheeling, IL
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131 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9677
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+1 231-436-9825
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Reviewed today

Very interesting tour. Self guided at your own pace. Stairs are challenging but overall well worth checking out. talked for a while with a man in the engine room of the ship that had served on the ship. Very interesting.

Thank samson3152
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my wife and 1yr old son. Very difficult with ladders, but all has had a great time. Very informative, everyone was friendly, clean. Take about an hour. Could use some minor repairs. It was fun and I would recommend to friends.

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mackinaw Icebreaker is not only a retired Coast Guard ,Great Lake service ship, but she is an important part of US maritime history. The ship was in service from 1944, during the height of WWII ,to the time it was decommissioned in 2005. The...More

Thank trojans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having seen the museum from afar the past few times we have been at the straits, we decided that we wanted to see the icebreaker up close and personal this trip. It was totally worth it. The cost is more than reasonable and the ship...More

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an actual coast guard vessel that served from 1945 to a few years ago in the Great Lakes breaking ice. The tour is self guided. All you have to do is follow the arrows and signs and yellow arrows in the ship. It...More

Thank howard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandfather served on the Mackinac Coast Guard Cutter (Ice Breaker) for many years. I grew up seeing it, but never being allowed on board. Once it was retired & put in dry dock I was excited to go on board and see where my...More

Thank PTSnyder
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is self guided and is estimated to be about an hour, but we took our time as they said we could and got to experience how amazing this icebreaker ship was in her day and what an impact it had on WWII and...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ice breaker was a self guided tour with videos and docents in several spots, including the engine room where we met a former crew member who was very interesting. We spent a couple hours wandering around the ship and enjoyed it because it was...More

Thank eroof01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to spend a couple hours on a rainy day in MC. 12 yr old son and dad had fun touring the icebreaker. The self guided tour was a great way to go!

Thank RnMomma74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a rainy day and we decided to visit this maritime museum. I did have my wife and son (5 years old). At first I was a little reluctant, but man was I wrong. It is a self guided tour and there was 2...More

Thank brian s
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