Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, Alpena

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  • First time coming here even though have been coming up to see family in the Alpena area for 25 years. Very impressed with the museum and the shipwreck tour is really informative. Very cool! Got very c...  more »
  • We grew up in Alpena and knew the stories about the numerous shipwrecks in Thunder Bay and North Point. This center brings all those stories to life. The museum has great photographs and historical ar...  more »
  • We took family members to visit this museum. A very educational experience and fun for all ages. Learn about the shipwrecks in Thunder Bay, what it was like to be on a ship during a storm and see arti...  more »
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  • The Halloween event was above and beyond anything we expected. We haven't attended in years...we will definitely be back. Great job and I am super impressed at the fleet of volunteers you had to help make it all possible. What a great way to get families interested in the sanctuary. Wonderful job and thank you for this amazing community event.
  • Great place for kids --pretty much everything is hands-on, plenty of places to play and also learn. Lots of great artifacts. Interesting for adults, too.
  • Loved this museum. They have a life sized boat that my boys loved playing on. Interesting artifacts from shipwrecks and they even have an app that you can download and use to tour the museum. And it is free (they do accept donations). Would definitely recommend!
  • My family and I really enjoyed it. This is a clean, fresh, modern museum with activities for kids and adults. It is my favorite price too - FREE!
  • Awesome free museum(they accept donations). Although it's not very large, it has great exhibits and knowledgeable and friendly staff.

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