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Marinette County Historical Logging Museum

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Cute and informative!

So glad we stopped here - we learned quite a bit about the logging history of the area. Such a deal... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Chicago, IL
Bigger than it looks from the outside

They have a big collection of items from the logging days, and beyond. My mom found her fathers... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Cathy S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1650 Bridge Street, Marinette, WI 54143
+1 715-732-0831
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

So glad we stopped here - we learned quite a bit about the logging history of the area. Such a deal at only $3 - plus you get a free postcard and a tour of an original homesteader's cabin. Situated in a beautiful park on...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

They have a big collection of items from the logging days, and beyond. My mom found her fathers junior and sophmore school pictures in the yearbooks. They also have a lot of information on Queen Marinette which I hadn't known before. Very glad we stopped.

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

They did have great history and artifacts. However, I do not like the fact that you are "assigned" a guide. I am the kind of person who likes to leisurely stroll through a museum without being followed by a guide who babbles on. My son...More

1  Thank rosiemk080808
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Located right off the Interstate Bridge that connects Wisconsin and Michigan, you can’t miss this quaint museum with the Clydesdale horses pulling a load of logs! Museum offers a look back into the history of our area which was built on the logging industry. Also...More

Thank mstef99
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of interesting stuff here, but hours seem to be irregular. If you get there when it's open, you'll find friendly and knowledgeable guides. There's a miniature sawmill and a restored pioneer cabin. The location on an island In the Menominee Rivers adds to the...More

1  Thank MimiJWisconsin
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My Husband and I went into the Stephenson Island Museum and as Rick was looking around he noticed a framed map about what are trying to learn of the home we bought 12 years ago. So we'll be going back and check on this. If...More

4  Thank HelenKHaulotte
Reviewed 20 August 2016

There are so many unusual things in this museum and out buildings. Totally immersed in the culture of the area. Every type of job and feature of living is touched on from logging camps to the Indians in the area. Would definitely recommend planning a...More

3  Thank Monica58860
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were blown away by the size and quality of displays at this sort of hidden treasure of a museum! The museum was staffed by a couple of "more experienced" ladies and a young student. We asked for a guided tour and the ladies recommended...More

3  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This was a bit of American history I would recommend to anyone. This was hard, back breaking work and I have nothing but respect for the men who did it. Looking at all the wide open saws they used, and so many hand tools, that...More

Thank GrammaJo I
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The archives in this museum are just some of the things found and donated about Marinette WI. I love coming here for the free wifi also

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