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Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers association

707 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9664
+1 231-436-5580
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Hands on exhibits

Nice museum with a story to tell. Plenty of interesting artifacts and history. Some exhibits are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marcus_Travelus
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Michigan
Knowledgeable staff!

We have been to the GLLKA several times and are never disappointed. The staff there is very... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Kanda F
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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1 week ago
“Hands on exhibits”
11 Sep 2017
“Knowledgeable staff!”
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707 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9664
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice museum with a story to tell. Plenty of interesting artifacts and history. Some exhibits are hands on for kids of all ages!!

Thank Marcus_Travelus
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We have been to the GLLKA several times and are never disappointed. The staff there is very knowledgeable about the lighthouses their association maintains. Further, you can get the stamps for about 16 lighthouses in the Mackinaw City area that are in both Lakes Huron...More

Thank Kanda F
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit even though my wife is a member. The staff member was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. She pointed out several things in the shop related to my wife's interests that we likely would have missed.

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

last year the store clerk was not very good this year there were 2 different people there and very helpful. made it worth going in.

Thank charmelash
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The clerk which helped us was an excellent local ambassador for the area. Definitely worth visiting and learning about the "to do and see" here✔️✔️

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

GLLKA is an organization devoted to preserving history, its a lot more than a gift shop devoted to maritime items from the straits, they run lighthouse cruises out of the Sheplers Ferry company to many of the lighthouse in the straits. A great family activity

Thank Thomas P
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed spending a early Sunday morning looking through their gift store selections of decorations, T-shirts, books and lighthouse art while we talked with the volunteer working that morning about the lighthouses we have been to and want to visit someday. She had lots...More

Thank George M
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit to get information about the 129 lighthouses in Michigan. Lots of friendly people with great info.

Thank Linda V
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Wealth of knowledge here. Staff recommended other lighthouses to visit. Books, and souvenirs available here. Check hours before going.

Thank Irvin A
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a little fund raising store that contains the straights of Mackinac lighthouse information along with lighthouse information anywhere in the great lakes. Everything from maps, shirts, coasters, lighthouse replicas, lots of books on maritime on the great lakes. So many items I can't...More

Thank Jeffrey L
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