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Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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I love learning about local history. Excellent film reviewing the history of the Pictured Rocks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lindi M
Helpful pre- boat tour orientation

Stopped in the Interpretive Center prior to our Pictured Rock boat tour. There was a scale... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gary P
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A self guided tour in an historic 100+ year old building and featuring a narrated 13 minute video of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, local fishing industry and Pictured Rocks Cruise Line. A self guided tour is included highlighting the...more
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100 W Munising Ave, Munising, MI 49862-1116
+1 906-387-1900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love learning about local history. Excellent film reviewing the history of the Pictured Rocks National Park. Unfortunately, the day was raining, winds were high and the cruise was cancelled. Now we'll need to come back, which I won't mind at all. Munising is a...More

Thank Lindi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in the Interpretive Center prior to our Pictured Rock boat tour. There was a scale construct of the area identifying the landmarks we were about to see. We were greeted by a woman who provided some more details and gave us a good grounding...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has some exhibits about the history of the area and a short 11 minute video on the same. There is a Forest Service person available for suggestions on what to do in the area. There is also a ton of gift shop items...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We weren't sure what to expect, but enjoyed our visit here. They have a lot of good and interesting information presented so a person can take their time looking around. Their gift shop was a fun place to shop with much more than just trinkets...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Certainly worth stopping - Forest Service has some very nice interpretive exhibits about the area. Hopefully they will continue to expand what they have started - easy access.

Thank Loggenrock
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We were about 45 minutes early for our boat tour, so we took in the Interpretive Center which is in easy walking distance from the docks. What a great find! We enjoyed the displays, learning a bit more of the history of the area. We...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great displays and info detailing the development of the city of Munising. Great displays. there is also a short movie in the mini theater. This building also includes a gift shop. Admission is free.

1  Thank laanjo65
Reviewed 19 August 2018

They have a very nice variety of novelty items, ranging from jacket, t-shirts, maps, photos, toys for the kids, etc. They have a section that has a screen to showcase the area. Items for sale are of a good quality. I will probably go back...More

Thank gordita2018
Reviewed 14 August 2018

New and well done exhibits provide good information about Pictured Rocks. Admission is free. Nice gift and souvenir shop is less crowded than the ferry terminal's.

Thank MadCityTraveler_46
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A great place to learn about the area. The National Park Service has a visitor center set up there so you can ask them any questions about what to see and do while you visit. There is also a shop connected to the museum that...More

Thank eaj68
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