Historic Sites

Through informative exhibits, impressive collections, and surprising hands-on activities, the rich narrative of life on the Great Lakes comes alive when you visit these historic sites.

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Allegan County Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Allegan County Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Allegan
Amble Inn
Amble Inn
New name, new owners, same rustic charm!
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
The historic Amway Grand Plaza is much more than a hotel. It's a destination.
Antiquities' Wellington Inn
Antiquities' Wellington Inn
Bed & Breakfast in downtown Traverse City. Walk to shops, restaurants, beaches.
Box Factory for the Arts
Box Factory for the Arts
The Box Factory for the Arts is a multi-use arts facility for the region.
Cartier Mansion Bed & Breakfast & Events Center
Cartier Mansion Bed & Breakfast & Events Center
Bed and Breakfast, Event Center, Museum, National Registry of Historical Places
Castle Farms
Castle Farms
See the largest outdoor model railroad in Michigan plus beautiful gardens.
Chippewa Hotel
Chippewa Hotel
Mackinac Island
Constantine Brewing Company and the Laughing Leaves Winery
Constantine Brewing Company and the Laughing Leaves Winery
Cozy small town brewery/ winery. 8 rotating taps, Tasty pub fare, too!
Coopersville & Marne Railway
Coopersville & Marne Railway
West Michigan's All-Volunteer, Historic Railroad
Coopersville Farm Museum & Event Center
Coopersville Farm Museum & Event Center
Coopersville
Coopersville Historical Society Museum
Coopersville Historical Society Museum
Coopersville
Fallasburg Arts Festival
Fallasburg Arts Festival
Fine Arts and Crafts Annual 2-Day Outdoor Festival at Fallasburg Park, Lowell
Feast of the Strawberry Moon
Feast of the Strawberry Moon
18th Century historical re-enactment set on Harbor Island. June 10 & 11, 2017.
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel
America's Summer Place, located on Mackinac Island. Owned by the Musser family.
Grand Traverse Lighthouse
Grand Traverse Lighthouse
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum/Historical Society
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum/Historical Society
Harbor Springs Area Historical Society
Harbor Springs Area Historical Society
349 E Main Street, Harbor Springs, MI
Herman's Boy Inc.
Herman's Boy Inc.
Coffee Roastery, Deli, Smokehouse, Confectionery, Bakery, Kitchen Gadgets & more
Historic Charlton Park
Historic Charlton Park
Historic White Pine Village
Historic White Pine Village
Historical Association of South Haven
Historical Association of South Haven
Holland Museum
Holland Museum
Island House Hotel
Island House Hotel
Sweeping harbor views and a full compliment of amenities on Mackinac Island.
Kalamazoo County Parks and Expo Center
Kalamazoo County Parks and Expo Center
Kingman Museum
Kingman Museum
Natural History! Space! Science and Technology! World Cultures!
Krasl Art Center
Krasl Art Center
Krasl Art Center brings people and art together for classes, events, and more.
Lake County Historical Society
Lake County Historical Society
915 N. Michigan Avenue PO Box 774 Baldwin, MI 49304
Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour
Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour
Lakeshore Museum Center
Lakeshore Museum Center
The Lakeshore Museum Center has five unique sites to tour in Muskegon County.
Ledge Craft Lane
Ledge Craft Lane
Art & Crafts Gift Shop and Art Gallery. Painting and writing classes offered.
Legs Inn
Legs Inn
Ludington Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Ludington Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Ludington Area Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomes you to Mason County.
Mackinac State Historic Parks
Mackinac State Historic Parks
Six living history sites in three state parks. More than 300 years of history.
Marshall Area Economic Development Alliance
Marshall Area Economic Development Alliance
Marshall, Michigan promises the ultimate personal experience, all year round.
Marshall Historical Society
Marshall Historical Society
Michigan Agritourism
Michigan Agritourism
Experience our local farm fun!
Michilimackinac Historical Society
Michilimackinac Historical Society
History Lives Here!
Mission Point Lighthouse
Mission Point Lighthouse
Traverse City and Old Mission Peninsula historic icon
Mission Point Resort
Mission Point Resort
Genuine hospitality, refined comfort, inspired cuisine and comfortable elegance.
Music House Museum
Music House Museum
Muskegon Museum of Art
Muskegon Museum of Art
Changing exhibitions enhance displays of paintings, sculpture, glass, and prints
National House Inn
National House Inn
Restored 1835 stagecoach inn, downtown in Historic District.
Nelis' Dutch Village
Nelis' Dutch Village
Dutch Village is like a step back into the Netherlands of over 150 years ago.
Old Lighthouse Museum-Michigan City Historical Society
Old Lighthouse Museum-Michigan City Historical Society
Pastrami Joe's Deli & Take-Out Marshall
Pastrami Joe's Deli & Take-Out Marshall
Real, honest deli food.
Pentwater Historical Society
The Museum is open June through October
Point Betsie Lighthouse
Point Betsie Lighthouse
Benzie County's most famous landmark
Port of Ludington Maritime Museum
Port of Ludington Maritime Museum
Portage Point Inn and Marina
Portage Point Inn and Marina
Nestled on a peninsula between the waters of Portage Lake & Lake Michigan
Ramsdell Inn
Ramsdell Inn
Downtown Historical Manistee
Robinette's Apple Haus and Winery
Robinette's Apple Haus and Winery
Apples, cider & hard cider made on site, large gift shop, corn maze, hayrides
S.S. Badger
S.S. Badger
Travels between Ludington, Michigan and Manitowoc, Wisconsin
S.S. City of Milwaukee
S.S. City of Milwaukee
National historic landmark, operating as a musuem and a bed and breakfast.
S.S. Milwaukee Clipper
S.S. Milwaukee Clipper
A 361 foot passenger and package freight steamer for service on the Great Lakes
Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers
Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers
Step back in time and tour our historic lighthouses!
Saugatuck Douglas Area Business Assoc. (SDABA)
Saugatuck Douglas Area Business Assoc. (SDABA)
Non-profit organization dedicated to promoting local member businesses.
Schuler's Restaurant
Schuler's Restaurant
Founded in 1909, the iconic Schuler's Restaurant & Pub epitomizes hospitality
Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry
Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry
First Class Service. Every Guest. Every Day.
Shrine of the Pines, Inc.
Shrine of the Pines, Inc.
Makes for a memorable location to have your wedding ceremony!
Silver Beach Carousel
Silver Beach Carousel
Come for the best ride in town – it’s unforgettably happy!
South Haven Center for the Arts
South Haven Center for the Arts
:Community Enrichment Through the Arts
South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau
South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Find Your Escape in South Haven
Stafford's Bay View Inn
Stafford's Bay View Inn
The grace and romance of a bygone era
The Bailey Museum
The Bailey Museum
See the story of L.H. Bailey in his childhood home and gardens.
The Felt Estate
The Felt Estate
Felt Mansion is the ideal location for hosting gatherings and events of any size
The Gallery Brewery
The Gallery Brewery
Small batch artisan ales, live entertainment, diverse menu, & art gallery.
The Gerber Guest House, LLC
The Gerber Guest House, LLC
A delightful alternative to hotel or motel accommodations
The Grill House Restaurant & The Silo Banquets and Catering
The Grill House Restaurant & The Silo Banquets and Catering
The Harris Building
The Harris Building
Special Events // Art Gallery // Music
The Heritage Museum & Cultural Center
The Heritage Museum & Cultural Center
Historical preservation & education for Benton Harbor, St. Joseph, & surrounding
The Terrace Inn and 1911 Restaurant
The Terrace Inn and 1911 Restaurant
The Terrace Inn and 1911 Restaurant is located in Bay View, Petoskey, Michigan
Tibbits Opera House
Tibbits Opera House
More than just a theatre, this historic gem has year round entertainment for all
Tri-Cities Historical Museum
Tri-Cities Historical Museum
A local history museum serving Grand Haven, Spring Lake, and Ferrysburg.
USS Silversides Submarine Museum
USS Silversides Submarine Museum
Climb aboard, immerse into the past and discover the future
Visit Muskegon
Visit Muskegon
W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) Conference Center
W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) Conference Center
a full-service conference center on Gull Lake, open year-round to serve you!
Walldorff Brewpub & Bistro
Walldorff Brewpub & Bistro