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Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center

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Worth the stop to get info on the area

They had a gift shop, info on the history of the area & a ranger to help you decide what to see... read more

Reviewed today
Susie W
Wildwood, New Jersey
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So glad we went here. Easy to find, right on main road. Very informative on the area. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tell City, Indiana
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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
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
100 W Munising Ave, Munising, MI 49862-1116
+1 906-387-1900
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Reviewed today

They had a gift shop, info on the history of the area & a ranger to help you decide what to see & how to get there. This had something for everyone.

Thank Susie W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So glad we went here. Easy to find, right on main road. Very informative on the area. Beautiful photography of Pictures Rocks displayed. Helpful employees. Good selection of souvenirs at fair prices. Glad we stopped in.

Thank KimFfromKY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plan to spend about 30 minutes here to get an overview of the history of the area. It is interesting and informative.

Thank WisconsinGail
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop by the center to view the film and talk with a park ranger. We found both informative and helpful. There is also a small gift shop.

Thank Peg W
Reviewed 15 June 2018

1) Really great pictures and exhibits about the Picture Rocks area 2) good video about Pictured Rocks 3) National Forest ranger on hand with maps and info 4) gift shop with a lot of neat stuff --- the normal trinkets and some better local crafts....More

Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

All the history one could care to take in about the PRNL and local businesses that grew along with it. Very community-centric and well presented by the minds behind Pictured Rocks Cruises. As a local, I’ve found it as a great option for clothing and...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

I stopped in to this newly rernovated building on the corner at the only street light in downtown Munising. Very nice museum with historical information about the area. I was very impressed with the free video showing on a loop in the back and encourage...More

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My suspicion is that this free place is sponsored by the Picture Rocks boat tours. That does not detract from the fact that it is very well done. Great historical pictures and pictures of Picture Rocks. Best of all is the video with very good...More

Thank Angeles
Reviewed 8 October 2017

A nice video presentation is helpful in understanding the natural features of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and the area history.

Thank kevinfU2005JV
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a newer "attraction", and it's free. It's a Munising area museum with interesting displays, and a very informative 15-minute video. Stop in there before or after taking the Pictured Rocks boat tour - it's right up the street within a short walking distance....More

Thank Matthew S
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