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Delta County Historical Museum

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Visited the Delta County Historical Museum. The pass also included the adjacent lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
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Okemos, Michigan
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Beautiful museum. Not just maritime items. Highly recommend. Only $5 for a family and it includes... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
kle2mom
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Midland, Michigan
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The museum features displays about our cities local resources, industry, logging, railroads, and the county’s relationship to the lakes and land. There is an extensive clothing collection, as well as a 1905 motor launch. Open May-Sept.
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16 Water Plant Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-4052
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Visited the Delta County Historical Museum. The pass also included the adjacent lighthouse, boathouse and archives. My wife and I enjoyed the displays which are nicely done. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Well worth visiting, enjoying and learning. Good for everyone from kids...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Beautiful museum. Not just maritime items. Highly recommend. Only $5 for a family and it includes the lighthouse tour too. Be sure to check out the signs and artifacts outside behind the museum. A true gem.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

My wife and I visited Escanaba, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, on the weekend of September 15th to 17th, 2017. This is of importance because the Delta County Historical Museum, here in Escanaba, is closed until MEMORIAL DAY 2018. The museum archives are open...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

For one reasonable admission you can leisurely wander through this well-kept museum of Escanaba history and climb into the lighthouse.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We stopped into this facility and was literally blown away at its beauty, the archives, and the staff. I am a genealogist and found this golden nugget the perfect place to research. I have made it a "must do" stop each time we are in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Well done museum! For someone not interested in history, it was very fun to visit! Climbed the spiral stairs to the top of the lighthouse! Nice Christmas open house with cookies and hot cider!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank JulieAGladstone_MI
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I was impressed with the variety and detailed nature of the collection. Low admission fee also includes the lighthouse. Materials and displays are well organized into themes.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Deltadriver
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This museum has something for everyone. There is plenty of information about the local area and its history, but the artifacts give a general glimpse into life in the past--from things like a switchboard to a moonshine still from the Prohibition era to a voting...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

My 3 children and my cousin visited for the Museum for the 1st time together. We weren't really knowing what to expect and were all pleasantly surprised. There were many donated items of interest which all told various stories which brought the past to life...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank DownInThe906
Reviewed 30 August 2016

While visiting the Escanaba area one should make it a point to stop at the Delta County Historical Museum. The museum features artifacts in several rooms that showcase the early history of both the Native Americans and the American Settlers. It's fascinating to view the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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