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Besser Museum, Alpena

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  • Me an my sisters came here on a weekday to check out the museum an see the planetarium. Sorry that we only go to do the museum as we had someone not feeling well. The museum is small but really nice. ...  more »
  • This museum was better than the reviews I'd read about it before going. It tells about its namesake, Jesse Besser who invented machines for making cast cement blocks. You can see a 1911 Alpena Flyer v...  more »
  • Went here on a rainy day. The museum is split into several sections that are arranged nicely. The outdoor exhibits were fun as well.  more »
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  • This is a wonderful small museum. It takes you back in time to the history of Alpena. A must do before you start to explore the region. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. Provided me with a lot of useful information, must places to visit during my stay.
  • Great place to take the kids. The planetarium staff is very patient with toddlers.
  • Great stop to spend a couple hours... Lots of interesting taxidermy...
  • Fascinating place. Good local history. Curious about the animal display because it contained many not from Michigan.
  • Nice museum. The planetarium is a must! The gentlemen who does the shows is so knowledgeable and is truly passionate about what he does.

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