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Heritage Village at Mackinaw

1425 W Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9643
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Pleasantly surprised

Not knowing what to expect, I was pleasantly surprised to find this hidden gem, lots to do, nice... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
Jennifer S
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Farwell, Michigan
OK

There were interesting buildings to see. They had plaques to read. You could peek in windows, but... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
brideforlife
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Virginia
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Aug 9, 2017
“Pleasantly surprised”
Jun 12, 2017
“Quiet History and stress free from the city.”
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1425 W Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9643
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Not knowing what to expect, I was pleasantly surprised to find this hidden gem, lots to do, nice interactive things to do. Very informative and interesting.

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

There were interesting buildings to see. They had plaques to read. You could peek in windows, but that was about it.

Thank brideforlife
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Reviewed June 13, 2017

Great history and nice and peaceful. Enjoyed the buildings and people working it. Everyone seems pretty knowledgeable and friendly. Loved it.

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Reviewed November 15, 2016

It is always enjoyable to step back in time and see what life was like in earlier years. We think you will enjoy it too.

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

If you know where the Headlands are, you'll easily find Heritage Village. The folks running it are knowledgeable and eager to talk about it. They continually work to enlarge and improve the site. Growing some of the vegetables much like the Native Americans is interesting....More

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Reviewed October 14, 2016

We found this place earlier this year when we visited in the spring! It is a very quiet, low-key place to get away from the tourist hustle and bustle. I was even able to let my then 22 month old son run around without being...More

Thank vinvinsmama
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

This is a gem, hidden away! We spent over 2 hours going through this historical village - had a personal tour guide, Betty, who was very knowledgeable about the history of each building. Definitely worth your time!

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Reviewed August 13, 2016

Great place to add on your historical trip. Check ahead of time to ensure that it is open and staffed.

Thank hd452016
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Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

My visit to the Heritage Village was wonderful. I received a guided tour from Paul Joseph. He was extremely knowledgeable and took great pains to teach my family and I about life in the late 19th century. I especially enjoyed the display and explanation of...More

Thank tas1976
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

We stopped at this site, as we were on our way to the lighthouse at McGulpin Point. The tour provided was free, and provided a lot of Michigan history. It took us about 1 hour, with the tour The site is made up of buildings...More

Thank Jim T
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
We are open every day, but don't have tours that month. Our docent tours are from Memorial Day to Labor Day. But, on May 28 we are open with a special day of plowing with horses. Hours are from 10-3:00 pm. The public is... More
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