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Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum

367 N Third St, Rogers City, MI 49779-1357
+1 517-281-9804
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Amazing for a Non-profit Museum

We enjoy museums and found this one on TripAdvisor. I'm so glad we took the time to stop in and... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Lillian S
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Norton Shores, MI
Cute little museum

Rich in flavor for a taste of small town Rogers city history. Helpful and informative staff let you... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Sandy A
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
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367 N Third St, Rogers City, MI 49779-1357
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+1 517-281-9804
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We enjoy museums and found this one on TripAdvisor. I'm so glad we took the time to stop in and view it. It is amazing that so many people were lost to Lake Michigan out of this one small town. I am glad this small...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Rich in flavor for a taste of small town Rogers city history. Helpful and informative staff let you in on the secrets hidden beneath the waters of Great Lake Huron.

Thank Sandy A
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

We drove up to see this before going to the lighthouse. There is so much history packed into this small building. So much to see, read and hear about. There were several tour guides available and were happy to show you around and tell you...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

My dad spent the last seven years of his life working 'on the boats' on the Great Lakes. His vessels were 'Consumers Power', 'Milwaukee Clipper', and 'J. F. Schoellkopf Jr.'. After I discovered this museum some years ago I had him inducted into the pantheon...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

If you're really into Great Lakes shipping, you're in for a treat. However, if not, you're going to learn about it. Good for families with older kids, but the little guys will need supervision, as there are a lot of exhibits that they could damage,...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Want history of Rogers City this is the place. Very informative about the shipping in and out of RC. The building is part of shipping history takes less than a hour.

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

This museum organized by Great Lakes sailors and their families, will hold your interest for a long time. There is detailed information about individual sailors, about ships and about shipping events--storms and shipping disasters. Books about any of these subjects are available to purchase. This...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2015

Unlike many maritime museums, this one focuses almost exclusively on the sailors and engineers who worked on the ships. This provides a very personal experience as you learn more about what it mean to work on the lakes. We had a wonderful guide through the...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

This is a unusual museum. The displays are a memorial to the sailors and those that have sailed and died in the great lakes. There are not really hands on exhibits for the kids but the curators are very good at sharing interesting information with...More

1  Thank Alice499
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

What a treat to find this museum! It's not huge but it has a lot to offer. There are many photographs as well as a wonderful collection of maritime artifacts, well-arranged so it's easy to explore. We happened to stop on a slow day for...More

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