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Castle Museum

500 Federal Ave, Saginaw, MI 48607-1253
+1 989-752-2861
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This used to be the Old Castle Post Office. It was converted years ago to a beautiful museum with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jerdc
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michigan
The most under rated Museum in the Midwest !

I brougt my extended family to the Castle Museum on aSaturday in July because the exterior of the... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
John H
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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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+1 989-752-2861
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This used to be the Old Castle Post Office. It was converted years ago to a beautiful museum with wonderful exhibits from the past and a timeline through history of the Saginaw Valley area. Don't miss this place.

Thank jerdc
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I brougt my extended family to the Castle Museum on aSaturday in July because the exterior of the builfding is one of the most outstanding examples of 18 century arcitecture in America. What a great time we had inside seeing the past 150 year history...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I had my great-nieces and from Alabama nothing to do on a Saturday this place was open walked down to the museum let them explore Old City Saginaw it was great I recommend it for all thank you.

3  Thank truthseeka
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Saginaw historical museum has good displays always. The Lego display was great when it was there.. In the basement is a great model train display. There are several wars represented in the military displays. Room after room of history.

1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Couples and families will enjoy the variety of displays from the history of Saginaw to the sports hall of fame. The original purpose of the building is illustrated in the post office display and architectural details in the building and from the city are highlights....More

2  Thank carol23k
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Really cool building with tremendous architectural detail inside and out. I could skip the grown-up train set in the basement and some other kitchy additions, but the original building has been well preserved and is just gorgeous.

1  Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Castle Museum is a wonderful place for all ages to visit. The beautiful displays, architecture and the sports hall of fame make this a worthwhile trip. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank jz2017516
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Many interesting artifacts to look at. Plan to spend at least 2 to 3 hours to visit. 3 floors to explore.

1  Thank jackie W
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

It is a nice place to visit to get a glimpse of Saginaw history & also Post Master. Worth the admission & more.

2  Thank tlwintc
Reviewed 25 October 2016

One of the rooms is a re-creation of a local jewelry store just as it looked in 1914, there is a huge model train exhibit in the basement, and assorted other exhibits on local history. Nice to see this old post office preserved and used...More

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