Tower of History, Sault Ste. Marie

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  • 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 »
  • It wasn't quite what I expected. Maybe we missed something. But we watched a video then took the stairs to the observation levels - 292 steps. There is an elevator, but we needed the exercise. Views a...  more »
  • This was a very interesting stop. I wasn't sure I would like the height but it was fine. The views from the top of the tower couldn't be beat. I liked the placards outside that explain what you're see...  more »
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  • The view is truly breath taking. Well it might also be the 292 steps. (There's an elevator) Bad part is that it's not wheelchair accessible.
  • Pretty amazing view. Not expensive, nice people and worth a stop
  • Excellent views and great history!
  • Nice veiws​, a little history.
  • Definitely worth the price of admission! 210 feet above Sault Saint Marie. With a 360- degree view. How could you go wrong. This is a photographers dream! You have views of the Soo Locks, the International Bridge, all of the historic Sault Saint Marie and picturesque Canadian. There is a very small Native American culture museum and a video of early history of the area. Small exhibits on local history, displaying local artifacts from the Ojibwa culture. $7. is all it cost. Cheaper then a meal at McDonald's. I think people don't take in consideration how much it cost to maintain a structure like this. Just like with any business in the U.P., they have a very short time to make money. Most business in the U.P. tell me that they only make money 4 months out of the year. With that being said, I'll definitely send a little more so the attractions are still there when I come back the next year and not shut down do to a lack of funds.

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