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Delta County Historical Museum

16 Water Plant Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-4052
+1 906-789-6790
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Great local museum!

Well done museum! For someone not interested in history, it was very fun to visit! Climbed the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gladstone, MI
via mobile
Very diversified collection

I was impressed with the variety and detailed nature of the collection. Low admission fee also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Escanaba, 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
+1 906-789-6790
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Thank JulieAGladstone_MI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Deltadriver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Anne S
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

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

Thank Michele D
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

It looks small, but it is not. Packed with local artifacts, information and pieces of history. Families in the area have donated countless items to the museum and the historical society has done an amazing job of displaying and explaining each section. It's arranged very...More

1  Thank K P
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Been here many times, but it's updated, and improved. Wonderful displays. Loads of local history, and helpfull staff. Be sure to visit the lighthouse as well.

1  Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Don't miss this gem of a museum. It's well thought out and organized. I found it extremely interesting and found myself spending more time here than I had planned. Even my children were amazed at the exhibits when usually they would have lost interest in...More

1  Thank jen b
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The greatness of this museum is understated. Great displays of life many years ago. And with a great variety of items, from wedding dresses, to logging tools, military items, medical depictions. We spent about an hour with the museum and the Lighthouse, and most of...More

1  Thank Duke G
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The museum and the 'old rudder' saved from a burning ore ship, both have pokestops. With both loaded with lures it is a popular stop.

1  Thank Eskyfood
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