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Museum of Ojibwa Culture

500 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1429
+1 906-643-9161
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Nice Little Museum

We enjoyed our visit to this little museum. The setting in very scenic, right on the shores of... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
elbrooks
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Caseyville, Illinois
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Nice grounds.

We did not go in the museum but the grounds were nice. Father Marquette's grave and some... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Barb6789
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Columbus, Ohio
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At this National Historic Landmark, visitors can learn about 17th century St. Ignace: the Ojibwa who formed the population, the Huron refugees and the French who established the area as the center of fur trade. Check out our award winning Clan Park, the beautiful new Sculpture Park and our Longhouse on our grounds. Also visit Father Marquettes burial site in our Marquette Mission Park. Admission is by donation. Must be seen to be believed! Amazing!
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  • Average3%
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500 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1429
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this little museum. The setting in very scenic, right on the shores of Lake Huron. The grounds are nicely landscaped with metal art work. The staff was very friendly. They have a learning corner for children, sure my grandkids would...More

Thank elbrooks
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear elbrooks, Thank you for your nice review. We can tell you enjoyed our grounds, our sculptures, The Clan Park etc. This is exactly the type of review we like to see so other people can know what to see and do at our Museum....More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

We did not go in the museum but the grounds were nice. Father Marquette's grave and some information on Indian life. Nice flowers. The Museum was by donation only.More

Thank Barb6789
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear Barb, Thank you so much for the 5 star review. So happy you enjoyed our grounds. We are very proud of our sculptures, plants, flowers, longhouse, clan park and of Father Marquettes park where he is laid to rest. Please come again and enjoy...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Our multigenerational family of 10 stopped here for a quick visit and learned a lot. While seemingly small, the displays and video tell a fascinating history of the Ojibwa. The kids were excited to see a life-size longhouse as they'd built diorama-sized one for a...More

Thank Chris J
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear Chris, Thank you so much to your family of 10 for stopping by our Museum and grounds. I am so glad the kids enjoyed the longhouse since it took a long time to build by Native elders and helpers the old way. Our 'Unlockin...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

It's a good little museum and I think that the people that run the place do the best with what they have. It's interesting to see the artifacts. The museum is not interactive and not necessarily great for kids. It's worth a quick stop. I...More

Thank jstock2431
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear jstock, Thank you for the 4 star review. We are glad you stopped by and was able to see our 'Unlocking the Silence' wall. It is a very powerful message. We work very hard to make sure our staff is welcoming to all our...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

The displays are quite informative. It is a newer museum and they have a children's area but most stuff is for adults. The little gift shop is quite unique.More

Thank Patate
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear Patate, Thank you for visiting our Museum. We see you liked our displays and appreciated our gift shop that represents over 128 Native Artists. Our building itself is 180 years old this year and we liked your comment of it being a 'newer' museum....More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This small museum takes donations for its admission fee, and it is well-worth your time and funds if you are in St. Ignace. The building is a former church, and is set up with a gift shop in front, and then displays on the Ojibwa...More

Thank Sandra L
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear Sandra, We loved your review of your recent visit to our Museum and grounds. All that we do to make it a destination stop and also making sure the past and present is represented for the tribes is so you can come and enjoy...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

If you find yourself in St Ignace and have an hour or so, this place merits your time and attention. Not only was it informative and beautiful, it makes you stop and really take time to consider what happened and how things turned out. Most...More

Thank J H
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear J.H., Thank you for stopping by our Museum and for the 5 star review. We love it when visitors really apppreciate the message and information that we have here and it looks like you did. Thank you again J.H. for your review and I...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We loved that this museum asked for donations to enter, and the care put into the presentations was wonderful. They also had many gifts for sale and important books.More

Thank mjudd448
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear mjudd, Thank you for stopping at our Museum. Admission is always free but we do appreciate donations which all goes to the upkeep of our 180 year old building. We see you appreciated our presentations and also our wonderful gift shop. We pride our...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We stopped here for a short visit while in the UP. We did more of the looking at pictures/artifacts tour rather than read all the info due to our 8 year old's interest level. She did love the items in the gift shop...all made by...More

Thank kateben05
OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Kate, Thank you for stopping at our Museum. We can totally understand the tour you took with your 8 yr old...we hope you all enjoyed the pictures, etc. Thanks again for visiting us and he nice review. Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa Culture St....More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Not only is the attention to detail incredible....the time and effort is seen in the displays, inter-active areas for children, and beautiful artwork all around (inside and out). DEFINITELY recommending to family and friends.More

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OjibwaMuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Caherns51, Thank you so much for the great review! We are so glad you could appreciate all the hard work we put into keeping the Museum the best it can be for our visitors. Thanks for the great recommendation. Judy Bonello Museum of Ojibwa...More

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barmanma133
31 July 2017|
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Response from OjibwaMuseum | Property representative |
Hello, We are blown away from all the wonderful answers by visitors to our lovely museum. Thank you all so much!!! Admission is free and we do appreciate any donation. It all goes to the upkeep of our 180 year old building... More
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OjibwaMuseum
8 June 2017|
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Response from OjibwaMuseum | Property representative |
Oh yes, our Museum is handicapped accessible. We have also widened our aisles for that reason.
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Pauline W
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Response from SewnHearts | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission fees but donations are greatly appreciated and accepted. They also have souvenirs of all price ranges. And, yes I do believe there is handicapped access if I remember correctly.
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