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Tri-Cities Historical Museum

200 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1357
+1 616-842-0700
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Above average museum for a small town.

A well run professionally done and staffed museum of local Grand Haven interest and history. There... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
thechairmanGH
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Grand Haven, Michigan
WOOD not want it any other way

So this is a small town Museum with an awesome set up of how the logging industry shaped the area... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
ccopsmgr
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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“local history” (10 reviews)
“rainy day” (3 reviews)
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200 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1357
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+1 616-842-0700
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

A well run professionally done and staffed museum of local Grand Haven interest and history. There are special exhibits on the upper floor on a seasonal basis. The ATOMICA exhibit last summer was a surprise. Very well done. The museum is free and there is...More

Thank thechairmanGH
Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Tri-Cities Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Thank you so much for your very kind review! I especially appreciate that you included specific aspects that you enjoyed, and I will be sure to pass on that praise to the staffers who work so hard. We hope you can visit again soon!

Reviewed 13 December 2016

So this is a small town Museum with an awesome set up of how the logging industry shaped the area with a Log cabin and Indian wigwam, there is a great rock display too! Head upstairs for a very interesting display of early medical equipment...More

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Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Tri-Cities Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thank you so much for your kind review!! I especially appreciate the compliment on the crafting events- they are so fun to host!

Reviewed 11 November 2016

Nice little displays, but nothing interactive to hold my child's interest. I liked the old road signs.More

Thank norna12
Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Tri-Cities Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thank you for your review! We are a little lacking in touchable artifacts at the Depot Museum of Transportation, but please come visit the Akeley building two blocks up! Many hands-on artifacts are available and each exhibit is enclosed in a little structure that would...More

Reviewed 22 September 2016

Kids will enjoy small museum so you don't have spend a lot of time because much to see in Grand Haven

Thank brooklyne
Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Tri-Cities Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Thank you so much for stopping in with your children! Its so important to get kids thinking about history! We also appreciate sharing your kind words- hope you can visit again soon!

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I like how they change the content from time to time but still keep the feel for the history of the area.

Thank 110timothyl
Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Tri-Cities Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thank you so much for your kind review! I hope you can visit again soon!

Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great place to visit on a rainy day. Learned a lot and my kids enjoyed it. It is also free which is a plus for a big family, however you can give a donation.

Thank Heather W
Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Tri-Cities Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you so much for visiting and for your kind review! It is always so affirming to hear that people enjoy our little museum, especially kids. I hope you can visit again.

Reviewed 23 August 2016

what a great place to visit-take time to check out this museum and don't forget the train station --

Thank Melody W
Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Tri-Cities Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Thank you so much for visiting! I am so glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 20 August 2016

Budget friendly small town museum with free admission, but donations are appreciated. This museum is housed in two locations. We visited the Depot Museum of Transportation, which was located in the old Grand Haven Train Depot near the shore by Grand Haven's Musical Fountain, quaint...More

Thank Renate P
Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Tri-Cities Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Ah! I'll be sure to tell the staff to mention the Akeley building every time!

Reviewed 4 August 2016

We went on a Saturday during Coast Guard Week. The town itself was a buzz and very nice to visit. This museum was a fun self guided tour and free. I was very surprised with the quality of the displays, being a small town free...More

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Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Tri-Cities Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

I'm so glad you were able to visit both facilities! Thank you so much for your very kind review- I hope you can visit again!

Reviewed 29 July 2016

You can travel back in time and see how people lived and what they ate. What a hard daily life they lived. We Loved the cleanliness of the musuem

Thank marrd57
Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Tri-Cities Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you so much! I hope you can visit again soon!

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