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MUSEUMS
MUSEUMS
Costumed Interpreter at the Biddle House
Mackinac Island ’ s breathtaking scenery , richly detailed architecture , well preserved historic sites and striking natural wonders have been captivating visitors for centuries .
- National Trust for Historic Preservation
2022 STATE PARK SUMMER CALENDAR
May 3 – Fort Mackinac , Biddle House , Benjamin Blacksmith Shop and the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum at Marquette Park open for the season
May 26 – Spring Birding Stroll , 8:30 a . m . – 10:00 a . m . Meet at Fort Mackinac Avenue of Flags
May 30 – Memorial Day Observance , 8:30 a . m . at Post Cemetery
June 4 – American Fur Co . Store & Dr . Beaumont Museum , McGulpin House , & British Landing Nature Center open
June 4 – Movie in the Fort : The Wizard of Oz , Dusk ( Free )
June 4-11 – Complimentary admission to Manoogian Art Museum during the Lilac Festival
June 5 – Lilacs and Warblers Birding Adventure ! 6:30 p . m . Meet at Marquette Park statue ( Free )
June 7 – Mackinac in the 1830s Tour , 5:30 p . m . Meet at Manoogian Art Museum ( Free )
June 9 – Exploring Mackinac ’ s Natural Wonders , 4:00 p . m . Meet at Fort Mackinac Avenue of Flags ( Free )
July 9 – Movie in the Fort : The Sandlot , Dusk ( Free )
July 13 – Underground Fort Mackinac Archaeology at the Fort , 7:30 p . m . ( Free )
July 16 – War of 1812 at Fort Holmes , All Day ( Free ) July 22 – Mackinac ’ s Forgotten Features Guided Bike Ride , 6 p . m . July 23 – Vintage Base Ball , 6:00 p . m . ( By Donation ) August 9 – Fort Mackinac Then and Now , 7:30 p . m . ( Free )
August 12 – S ’ mores and Meteors , Fort Holmes , 9:30 p . m . – midnight ( Free )
August 21 – Full Moon Over Mackinac , Fort Holmes , 8:30 p . m . – 10:00 p . m . ( Free )
August 27 – Movie in the Fort : Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory , Dusk ( Free )
This is only a partial list of highlighted events . For full calendar , go to mackinacparks . com
Cannon Firing Demonstration

MUSEUM LISTING

MACKINAC STATE HISTORIC PARKS Six “ living history ” museums offer spirited reenactments , authentic buildings , and colorful characters of old . Fort Mackinac and Historic Mackinac downtown buildings : the Biddle House , Benjamin Blacksmith Shop , American Fur Company Store / Dr . Beaumont Museum , McGulpin House , and Mission Church . For details , call 906-847-3328
GRAND HOTEL HORSE CARRIAGE MUSEUM Located next to Surrey Hill , this working facility is home to Grand Hotel ’ s 12 horses and is open to the public . It ’ s a great way to see the horses up close , along with 20 antique carriages from both Grand Hotel and Mackinac Island Carriage Tours . Free admission .
IMAGES OF FAITH MUSEUM Located at Ste . Anne Church . The displays highlight the religious history of Mackinac . Records date back to 1695 and show the settlement of the Island through its immigrant population . Free of charge & open to the public . 906-847-3507
MACKINAC ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY Located adjacent to the Theater at Mission Point Resort , this free gallery features various themes and artists ’ works on display . Open Monday through Saturday 9:00 a . m . -5:00 p . m ., Sunday noon to 5:00 p . m ..
STAR LINE SHIPS STORE AND MUSEUM Visit the ship store and museum located on Star Line ’ s Mackinac Island Dock . Unique Mackinac Island treasures including a vintage bike museum and antique boat motors . Enjoy a free theater with Mackinac Island history movie playing now . 800-638-9892
RICHARD & JANE MANOOGIAN MACKINAC ART MUSEUM Three level art museum showcases historic treasures from Mackinac State Historic Parks . For free admission with your Mackinac Island hotel room key for entry . 906-847-3185
STUART HOUSE MUSEUM Original 1817 headquarters of John Jacob Astor ’ s Fur Trading Company . Admission by donation . Groups welcome ! Open 9:30 a . m . - 4:30 p . m . daily . 906-847-8181
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