Mackinaw City: Colonial MichilimackinacReturn to Previous Page
Reconstructed 1715 French fur-trading village and military outpost, later occupied by British military and traders. Today features re-enactments from British 1770s occupation/American Revolution era. National Historic Landmark. Accredited by American Association of Museums.
Mackinaw City, Michigan, overlooking the Straits of Mackinac. Exits 337-339 at southern end of the Mackinac Bridge. Follow signs to enter. An audio-visual presentation and guided walking tour of the village. Musket and cannon firing demonstrations. Pioneer skills demonstrations: open-hearth cooking, blacksmithing, gardening, native crafts. Museum Store offers history books and fine gifts about Michilimackinac's culture.