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Fort de Baude Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Very nice set up museum

Very good. I recommend it to everybody. The woman in the gift shop was very nice, and the man at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carson Y
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Walk through histrory

Very small musuem that makes very good use of their space. Some very nice exhibits over a period... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Flint, Michigan
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Boasting an impresive collection, the Fort de Buade museum houses items spanning more than 17,000 years, including Native Amerian artifacts, Colt firearems, and the enigmatic Newberry Stones. Every history buff will find something to pique their...more
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334 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1425
+1 906-643-6627
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good. I recommend it to everybody. The woman in the gift shop was very nice, and the man at the front desk spoke very thoroughly and explained everything very good. The young man in the front hallway greeted us very well

Thank Carson Y
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Very small musuem that makes very good use of their space. Some very nice exhibits over a period of history. of the area.

Thank mharroun52
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We went in to "kill some time" and stayed for a couple of hours. If you have any interest in history, you will find things of interest here! Some is hands on, of course much is not touchable but everything is well done. Normally quill...More

Thank Thomas I
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This place seemed to have any kind of souvenir you would be looking for and probably some you were not! They also had a few sale displays. I believe this place stays open the latest for that late day tourist.

1  Thank C1315FYangelag
Reviewed 8 July 2018

It is amazing this museum was put together on garage sale finds! It operates on donations and fun to see.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This museum is amazing. There is just so much information, and it is a small museum, but many great displays.

Thank MZSF1
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Fort DeBuade Museum is one of the best small museums I've ever visited, and I'm a museum junky. Here are the reasons you should not miss a visit as soon as you cross the bridge into the Upper Peninsula: (1) It is very well-organized, and...More

1  Thank Celtaidd
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Very well presented, a good overview of the european colonization of the Makinak area. Starting witht he Ojibwe culture, continuing with the colonization. There are representations of items, uniforms and weaponry from colonization to revolutionary war. You can read about the stories of a few...More

1  Thank Jurek B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This museum appears to be fairly new and is still evolving. It does not have restrooms and sends you to the city offices to use facilities. However, what they do have is worth seeing. The gift shop is rather small and not much to offer....More

Thank tnreb
Reviewed 1 September 2017

A great place to wander through and see the times gone by, the exhibits are thoughtfully out together with some touch and feel items, things ranging from colonial says with Indians even to the construction of the Mackinaw bridge. Too maybe 30-45 minutes with some...More

Thank Amber B
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