Tower of History, Sault Ste. Marie

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  • We felt this attraction was overpriced, but we did enjoy the view from the top of the tower, lingering for quite some time to watch some freighters approach the locks.  more »
  • This is an old piece of architecture that itself is interesting. Inside, not so much history as hyped. Some artifacts from the area and several documentaries that run periodically. The view of the cit...  more »
  • You can go up in the tower and have a great view of the locks and the town. The name is misleading in that it is not a history museum but more of a lookout place.  more »
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  • Best view of the locks. Can see all the ships coming in and out of the locks. Indoor and an outdoor viewing platform. Outdoor gives a good 360 view of town and inside a good view of the locks. Local and Michigan history displays inside. Elevator to get to top and stairs if your up to it. Must take the stairs from the indoor platform to get to upper outside viewing platform, but not a long hike up. Lower outdoor platform can be accessed from the indoor platform without taking any stairs. Does cost to go up, but well worth it for the view and to help preserve this place. Must stop place when visiting the Soo.
  • A little disappointed. We went to see the Christmas lights but, sadly, there were very few to be seen. It's wonderful in the daytime, but not worth the trip for the lights
  • You can see long distance. Nice view
  • The view is amazing! We took our 9 and 10 year old and they loved going up to the top of the tower. We saw 3 freighters go through the locks.
  • Worth touring. There is an elevator that takes you almost to the top, and then up a flight of stairs to an open air observation deck. What views of the city and the river!
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