We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Frankenmuth Historical Museum

613 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1689
+1 989-652-9701
Review Highlights
Very nice

Was definitely more than I expected. Has a nice (reasonably priced) gift shop with some really cool... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Deana O
via mobile
Pretty Cool

This was not enormous but it was interesting. I like History and my wife likes reading so this was... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Jonathan S
Watertown, Wisconsin
Read all 170 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
613 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1689
+1 989-652-9701
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (170)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

11 - 20 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Was definitely more than I expected. Has a nice (reasonably priced) gift shop with some really cool items. Also a very clean public restroom. That's a gem because finding public restrooms is not easy. The courtyard has plenty of room to sit and was clean...More

Thank Deana O
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This was not enormous but it was interesting. I like History and my wife likes reading so this was a good pairing

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This changes each month.. but it is great entertainment and very informative.The different scents blend together to create A spiritual moment for tourists from Wisconsen .

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The museum is a wonderful to see and understand the History of the area and Frankenmuth. There are great pictures and interesting to all ages. Don't miss this part of History.

Thank rolandw157
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Firstly, the staff was very welcoming and provided much information on the area....thank you! The museum was small but interesting and gave a wonderful background of the area. The whole family enjoyed it.

1  Thank ITCanada
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Cost is $2 a person or a dollar for students. If your Miilitary, you get in free. If you pay for this museum, you get to go to another museum on this ticket. They have hands on activities for kids. There are tapes to listen...More

1  Thank jackie W
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Sorry, I didn't visit the museum, but wanted to comment about the wonderful staff at the Visitor's Center. Answered all our questions and were very nice- providing us with coupons and all-sorts of worthwhile information. BTW, parking in Free throughout the downtown!! How often do...More

Thank jim a
Reviewed 18 December 2016

After 25 - 30 years of coming to Frankenmuth we decided to tour the Museum. We were very pleasantly surprised. It is a small museum but the 6 or 7 rooms were very professionally laid out. It takes you through the founding of Frankenmuth and...More

2  Thank jsidebo
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We chose to tour the museum with our young children while the rest of our group went to the winery. Boy was that an excellent choice!! $5 admission for a family of 4 is a great value nowadays, and the children actually enjoyed it! We...More

2  Thank Nicole U
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Family enjoyed the stories and pictures of the olden days compared to today. It helps the children learn to put history in better perspective, yet not boring.

1  Thank Rita E
Nearby Restaurants
Frankenmuth Fudge Kitchen
280 reviews
.08 km away
SugarHigh Bakery
307 reviews
.53 km away
Harvest Coffee House & Beanery
206 reviews
.09 km away
Zehnder's Restaurant
2,263 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
Frankenmuth River Place Shops
586 reviews
.45 km away
Michigan Military and Space Heroes Museum
160 reviews
1.12 km away
St. Julians Winery
104 reviews
.78 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
26 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
Sundays Noon - 6pm; Mondays - Thursdays 10am - 5pm; Fridays & Saturdays 10am - 8pm. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year days. $2 for adults; $1 for students and $5 family (2 adults and 4 students). Hope this... More