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Allegan County Historical Society

113 N Walnut St, Allegan, MI 49010-1249
+1 269-673-8292
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You might just drive through the town, but stop for the museum

The museum is full of local history even though it's not big. The docent (?) is very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Yi N
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
GREAT MuSEUM

I love old jails and prisons, so I was happy to find out about this one. Its so neat how they kept... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
JuneNY
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4 weeks ago
“You might just drive through the town, but stop for the museum”
Aug 13, 2017
“GREAT MuSEUM”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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113 N Walnut St, Allegan, MI 49010-1249
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+1 269-673-8292
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is full of local history even though it's not big. The docent (?) is very knowledgeable about the area and many other things. I talked to him for about half an hour and learned so much about the life in Michigan then and...More

Thank Yi N
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I love old jails and prisons, so I was happy to find out about this one. Its so neat how they kept the original cells. The docents were very helpful. We only had a short time so we turned down the guided tour, but I...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We stopped by to see this and unfortunately we mistimed and were not able to actually see it. That is our fault.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The museum shows life in early Michigan where the jail and the home for the jailer were in one building. Very interesting.

Thank Marcia N
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

ALLEGAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY interlinks with museums in the area. I belong to a group that is doing a lot to save the Museum in Alamo .Our present township board doesn't support us and hopes we fail.With help from the Kalamazoo valley museum and Allegan we...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2015

This was a great museum for a small town. All items in it are from the immediate area, and all were donated. Allegan has a varied history, and the docent was happy to tell us all about it. Jail cells upstairs are intact, some have...More

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