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Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Museum

735 Park St, Website address shown returns a 404 error., Saugatuck, MI 49453-8403
+1 269-857-7900
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Tiny, but neat, clean, well attended; volunteers are really docents for local history

Taking the chain ferry and visiting the museum could be a half day experience. Something you should... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
FloridaFelix
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Florida
Great little museum

Always enjoy stopping by to see what's new at this quaint little museum. Great place to get a... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Barbara K
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Hawthorne, New Jersey
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735 Park St, Website address shown returns a 404 error., Saugatuck, MI 49453-8403
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Taking the chain ferry and visiting the museum could be a half day experience. Something you should do at least once.

Thank FloridaFelix
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Always enjoy stopping by to see what's new at this quaint little museum. Great place to get a sense of the history of the area with unique glimpses into the past. Volunteer docents are always friendly and eager to answer any questions you may have....More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

A new exhibit entitled Cold War, Hot Towns just opened at this museum across from the foot of Mt. Baldhead. It boasts one of the best public viewing spots in town, with views up and down the river. Nice gardens. The exhibit fits in one...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Located at the base of Mt. Baldhead, the museum houses some nice displays about the area of Saugatuck and the Kalamazoo Lake and River. While free to the public, if you are looking for a souvenir, and you survived the climb up and down Mt....More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Very interesting information about Saugatuck. After we left we climbed to the top of Mt. Baldy. The views were lovely. This museum has a terrific location right on the Kalamazoo River. Beautiful spot. Worth checking out if visiting Saugatuck.

2  Thank HaveBagWillTravel5
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I love historical museums and this one did not dissapoint. Only had a half hour but hope to return real soon. Lots to see.

1  Thank illini61
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Went and then wondered why. Took maybe 15 minutes to see. Pure local unimportant stuff. Stay in town and get an ice cream cone

1  Thank picky4me
Reviewed 15 December 2015

A small building packed with history. The artwork was unique. Well worth the stop to learn the history of the town. The museum is at the bottom of Mt. Baldhead. I did not risk the walk to the top but my friend did and said...More

1  Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Located near Mount Baldhead park. Much information about the history of the area and our environment today. Exhibits gave highlights of each era.....not too much information to keep your interest. Interesting interactive map of the area. Friendly staff available to answer questions. Hours I believe...More

1  Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is the perfect place to learn and to see of the history of this area. They offer and show the history of the early days and of the people who came to this area to settle.

1  Thank William C
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