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Port Huron Museum of Arts and History’s Carnegie Center

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Great repurposing of the old library building

Renovations on the building and museum continue. The architecture is a very interesting part of... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
solomon5
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Florida
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Maritime exhibit upstairs is the real attraction

Like many towns, Port Huron benefited from a gift by Andrew Carnegie of a beautiful library. Built... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
interceptpubs
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Columbus, Indiana
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27 Aug 2018
“Great repurposing of the old library building”
21 Aug 2018
“Maritime exhibit upstairs is the real attraction”
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The Port Huron Museum Carnegie Center is housed in a 1904 Carnegie Library in downtown Port Huron,just south of the Black River. The main floor hosts various special exhibits, 3-4 times per year. The marine gallery has one of the best model ship...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1115 6th St, Port Huron, MI 48060-5346
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Renovations on the building and museum continue. The architecture is a very interesting part of the museum. There is a nice variety of exhibits that include marine, city history, local art, and more. The staff is friendly and it is nice to have an elevator...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Like many towns, Port Huron benefited from a gift by Andrew Carnegie of a beautiful library. Built around 1900, the building today houses the area's main museum. The first floor gallery is somewhat mundane - not that different than many a county museum, in fact...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is a history museum. Lots of history regarding Port Huron, which was a very important point on the Great Lakes. Worthwhile for history buffs.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Interesting with Beautiful architecture be sure to look at the chandeliers. Friendly and quiet, welcoming and well lit, it’s a wonderful trip for the family. It’s not too big so it’s good for people who are looking for something quick and are interested in maritime...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

There a lot to see here to see .You can see location history about ship that where go thought area. And second they have location art work the from location art's here

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Museum was clean. there were many exhibits to see. Entrance price was reasonable . There was not a lot of parking space however. Employees were very accessible and went into great detail explaining the history and use of different exhibits. The museum was well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank paul j r
Reviewed 4 January 2017

nice little place to visit alot to see and its great for kids. some days they have special events need to call or check out the web site

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank johnlS6725BI
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Great place to take a family in Port Huron for an afternoon of learning and fun. Port Huron Museum has a maritime display that has intrigued me since I was a child. You and your family won't be disappointed with a visit to this attraction.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank eric_avalanchediver
Reviewed 23 April 2016

There is not a lot to see, but from a distance both the previous bore and the current tunnel under the St. Clair River to Ontario can be seen. To realize the tunnel is a "first" and that it is still used is impressive.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I have visited the museum with my grand children and they were very appreciative of the great items displayed and the interaction they could do with the displays. Our town is better off because of this venue and the people operating it. Thanks Museum.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank dmatzka
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