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Castle Museum

500 Federal Ave, Saginaw, MI 48607-1253
+1 989-752-2861
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Amazing Castle and History!!

My family stopped in Saginaw on our way to Traverse City. We wanted to see the "Castle in Saginaw... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
palmertrishaj
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Butte, Montana
Great find with great exhibits

Stopped in to see the Castle Museum and it was such a wonderful find! Not only did they showcase... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather M
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Macomb, United States
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Since 1979, the Castle Building has been preserved by the Historical Society of Saginaw County and is home to the award-winning Castle Museum of Saginaw County History. Within its walls, you will discover a celebration of the diversity and richness of the community's heritage through dynamic exhibits and programs. When you visit, you will learn about Saginaw's archaeological past, the community's evolution from trading center to the lumber capital of the world and its development and continuing history as a manufacturing and farming center.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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500 Federal Ave, Saginaw, MI 48607-1253
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stopped in Saginaw on our way to Traverse City. We wanted to see the "Castle in Saginaw" on our way north. We didn't expect much as the entrance fee was $1 per person, but we were pleasantly surprised!! There is room after room...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to see the Castle Museum and it was such a wonderful find! Not only did they showcase local history but they also had a wonderful Smithsonian exhibit about the Hmong people. So sad that we missed the opening of the logging exhibit. I...More

Thank Heather M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was lured by the castle-like architecture, but found so much more. Admission was only $1, so you really cannot miss. Inside the former Post Office, you can learn about the history of Saginaw from the local Indians to lumber to sports and transportation, plus...More

1  Thank Susan Z
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

This museum is a gem! There are so many exhibits! The museum staff was super friendly! I definitely suggest a couple hours. There's a bit to see! Looking forward to return visits!

1  Thank Leetlestar
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

My daughter and I had fun at this museum with her friend between games during a softball tournament. The collection has vast with great variety! Every time we thought we were done, we found more! Geocachers...have fun in here! ;) Great value, great employees, and...More

2  Thank Amygdala_Marie_79
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

This is the best money you will ever spend!!! There are three floors that are full of artifacts and memorabilia that you won't even believe!!!! The best thing we saw is all the display cases and furniture from the old Jewelry store that was in...More

1  Thank Kathi B
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

On the spur of a moment, I and one of my traveling buddies, decided to take a drive to Saginaw to see this and a couple of other sites of interest. this was our first stop and we were both very pleasantly surprised. the building...More

3  Thank pinkiesplace
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Wow this is a great place to see. Only cost a dollar to get in. Many great displays. So much to see and places to sit for a rest. There is an elevator if you are unable to take the stairs. This was my first...More

2  Thank Tracy S
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful as the day it was built! We are so lucky to still have this beautiful building standing! Thanks to the hard working people who care about our city👍❤️

1  Thank Amelia R
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed our visit to this museum. It’s an interesting building and the displays are well ordered. Of course the day we chose was the day they had Santa there, so a few things were blocked off for those activities. We could still see the...More

1  Thank Ksee73
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