We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Thumb Octagon Barn

6948 Richie Rd, Gagetown, MI 48735-9706
+1 989-655-0081
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Nice family attraction

While geocaching in the area I discovered this a few years ago. It was late at night when I saw the... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2015
Karen S
,
Brutus
Great Festival

This is a very special place, and the volunteers who make it happen should be commended. If you go... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2015
ShellyBelly1975
,
Saginaw, Michigan
Read all 29 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Big 8-sided barn, old farmhouse, school and other buildings. Home of the Thumb Agricultural Museum. Hosts events. Open to public for free.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
12 Sep 2017
“Annual festival”
6 Sep 2017
“Don't Miss This !”
LOCATION
6948 Richie Rd, Gagetown, MI 48735-9706
CONTACT
Website
+1 989-655-0081
Write a ReviewReviews (29)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

11 - 20 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2015

While geocaching in the area I discovered this a few years ago. It was late at night when I saw the signs a few years ago and made a note to go back. Just recently had the opportunity to be in the area. The site...More

3  Thank Karen S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 April 2015

This is a very special place, and the volunteers who make it happen should be commended. If you go during their Fall Fun Days, you will see all kinds of activities happening. Take the time to buy the cider donuts and experience life 'how it...More

1  Thank ShellyBelly1975
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Went here Sept. 2014 for the fall festival. It was crowded, but nice to walk around and look at some animals, (though some had empty food and water bowls, I hate to see that) There were also several vendors selling things from vintage old stuff...More

2  Thank NancyKay
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2014

It was a very busy time to visit as it was Fall festival weekend. They are doing a nice job of preserving the barn, home, school house and various other buildings. Lots of people and vendors because of the festival but also many volunteers to...More

2  Thank Hudsonville_Traveler
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Thumb Octagon Barn is now open Wednesday - Sunday, 11am - 5pm.....some special events have longer hours - website lists those event. $5.00 tour takes you through both levels of the barn, school house, school museum, garage and house...more buildings will be added to tour...More

6  Thank 73,184
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 August 2013

You have two choices here - a guided tour or a $2 "get you in the barn" to look around tour. We chose the two bucks and were satisfied. A lot of information to read inside the barn and we could also walk around the...More

3  Thank trackandcccoach
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Beautiful country side with an old brick church and friendly people. Large ancient maples and oak trees.

4  Thank Skwiddjergensen
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 May 2013

This provides a look back into the history of our area. A wonderful place to take young kids to learn about the life of their great grandparents and grandparents. My own children grew up enjoying the Festival. Some of the best times. Memories to last...More

3  Thank Pamela S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Went out during their Octagon Barn days. Many merchants selling interesting crafts. Horse rides and many displays. Was quite enjoyable.

3  Thank Trina42775
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 January 2013

It was a great place to go and learn about some history that was close to home. The kids were interested the whole time and that says alot.

2  Thank bargainshopper_13
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Gagetown Hotels
Executive Inn
14 reviews
5.28 miles away
Airport Motel
6 reviews
12.89 miles away
Kingsway Inn
24 reviews
14.52 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Bad Axe
108 reviews
14.60 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Nick's Country Oven
15 reviews
5.11 miles away
Hitching Post Inn
8 reviews
10.52 miles away
El Rio
19 reviews
11.48 miles away
The Lamplighter
10 reviews
12.50 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Sanilac Petroglyphs
44 reviews
10.02 miles away
Dizzy Daisy Winery
11 reviews
17.15 miles away
Albert E. Sleeper State Park
58 reviews
21.43 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Thumb Octagon Barn staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;