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Mackinac State Historic Parks

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PO Box 370
Mackinac Island, MI 49757
United States
Regions: Upper Peninsula
(906) 847-3328
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Exciting discoveries await you at Mackinac State Historic Parks in Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island!
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Dominick Miller

Exciting discoveries await you at Mackinac State Historic Parks - Colonial Michilimackinac, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse and Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park in Mackinaw City, and Fort Mackinac, the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum and Mackinac Island State Park on Mackinac Island.

The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum - This museum centers on fine and decorative arts inspired by Mackinac Island through the ages, from a prehistoric pottery rim fragment to historic oil paintings and Native American art.

Fort Mackinac - Experience 1880's fort life during live cannon and rifle firing demonstrations. The 14 original buildings inside the fort, some built during the Revolutionary War, contain interactive exhibits and period furnishings.

Mackinac Island State Park - Free and open year round, experience this landscape characterized by high limestone bluffs, beautiful vistas of sparkling water, vibrant forests, and mystical geological formations.

Colonial Michilimackinac - This reconstructed 1770s fort and fur trading village is brought to life with costumed interpreters, cannon and musket firing demonstrations, foodways programs, and the nation's longest continuous archaeology dig.

Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park - Experience the 18th-century era reconstructed sawmill, the park-naturalist guided Adventure Tour with canopy bridge, zip line, and climbing wall, nature programs, and miles of accessible nature trails.

Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse - With its impressive brick walls, large tower with battlements, and elegant fourth order Fresnel lens, this 1892 lighthouse a source for inspiration. Experience the Tower Tour, Straits of Mackinac Shipwreck Museum, costumed interpreters, and interactive exhibits within this restored lighthouse.

Dates/Hours of Operation
Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Early May to Mid October)

Hours vary by location. Longer hours during peak summer season.
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