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This list of museums in Michigan encompasses museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Town/City Region Type Summary
A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum Houghton Upper Peninsula of Michigan Geology Currently located on the campus of Michigan Technological University, participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Air Zoo Kalamazoo West Michigan Aerospace Also known as Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, part aviation museum and part amusement park, includes Michigan Space Science Center, simulators, historic airplanes, aviation exhibits, Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame
Alamo Township Museum Alamo Township West Michigan Local history website
Alba Historical Museum Alba Northern Michigan Local history website, operated by the Alba Historical Society
Alberta Village Museum Alberta Upper Peninsula of Michigan Open air website, more information, Ford's sawmill village & logging industry
Albert L. Lorenzo Cultural Center Clinton Township Southeast Michigan Multiple website, changing exhibits of art, science, culture and history, formerly Macomb Cultural Center, part of Macomb Community College
Alden B. Dow Home & Studio Midland Flint/Tri-Cities Historic house Private residence of noted 20th century architect Alden B. Dow
Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art Midland Flint/Tri-Cities Multiple website, science gallery and gallery space featuring changing visual art and science exhibitions; part of Midland Center for the Arts
Alden Depot Park and Museum Alden Northern Michigan Local history information, photos & information, operated by the Helena Township Historical Society
Alger County Heritage Center Munising Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history information, includes American Fur Company log cabin furnished for th 1830s
Algonac Clay Township Historical Society Community Museum Algonac Southeast Michigan Local history website, exhibits on local cultural and maritime history, also operates the Clay Township Log Cabin
Allegan Historical Village Allegan West Michigan Open air website, operated by the Allegan County Historical Society, located within the Allegan County Fairgrounds, open during the fair and by appointment
Allen House Museum Bad Axe Flint/Tri-Cities Historic house website, operated by the Bad Axe Historical Society
All Around the African World Museum Lansing Central Michigan African American information
Amasa Historical Society Museum Amasa Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website, more information
American Museum of Magic Marshall Central Michigan Magic Magical paraphernalia and illusions, including devices that once belonged to magician Harry Blackstone, Sr.
Andrew J. Blackbird Museum Harbor Springs Northern Michigan Native American
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Science
Antique Toy & Firehouse Museum Bay City Flint/Tri-Cities Toy website, over 60 motorized fire trucks, over 12,000 antique and collectible toys, particularly fire, police and rescue vehicles
Arab American National Museum Dearborn Southeast Michigan Ethnic Arab civilization, Arab experience in America
Arcadia Historical Museum Arcadia Northern Michigan Local history website
Arenac County Historical Museum Au Gres Northern Michigan Local history website, operated by the Arenac County Historical Society
Art Center of Battle Creek Battle Creek West Michigan Art website, hosts 10-12 varied shows each year, including annual Michigan Artist Competition exhibition
Astor House Museum Copper Harbor Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website, antique dolls, toys, American Indian artifacts, mining and fishing artifacts
AuSable-Oscoda Historical Museum Oscoda Northern Michigan Local history website
Automotive Hall of Fame Dearborn Southeast Michigan Hall of fame Notable figures in the development of the automobile industry
Bad Axe Museum of Local History Bad Axe Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website, operated by the Bad Axe Historical Society
Bammert Blacksmith Shop Eagle Harbor Township Upper Peninsula of Michigan Technology website, tools & equipment, operated by the Keweenaw County Historical Society; participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Baraga County Historical Museum Baraga Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website
Barryton Area Museum Barryton West Michigan Local history website
Basement 414 Lansing Central Michigan Contemporary art website
Bay City Motor Company Bay City Flint/Tri-Cities Automotive website, classic car showroom open to the public
Bay County Historical Museum Bay City Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website, information
Beaver Island Historical Society Museums St. James Beaver Island Multiple website, includes Old Mormon Print Shop Museum of local history, the Maritime Museum about fishing on the island, and Protar Home, a historic log cabin
Bellaire Historical Museum Bellaire Northern Michigan Local history website
Belleville Area Museum Belleville Southeast Michigan Local history website
Benzie Area Historical Museum Benzonia Northern Michigan Local history website
Berkley Historical Museum Berkley Southeast Michigan Local history website, located in the old Fire Hall at City Hall
Bernard Historical Museum Delton West Michigan Open air website, operated by the Bernard Historical Society, includes Bernard Hospital, Brown School, Country Store, Seamstress Cottage, Little House, Blacksmith Shop, Implement Building, Windmill
Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan Alpena Northern Michigan Multiple website, art, science, natural history, history, planetarium; also known as Jesse Besser Museum
Big Sable Point Light Ludington Northern Michigan Lighthouse Operated by the Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center Birmingham Southeast Michigan Art website, regional art center, four galleries showcase contemporary art from the Midwest and beyond
Birmingham Historical Museum & Park Birmingham Southeast Michigan Historic houses website, features the 1822 John West Hunter House, decorated for the period 1820-1880, and the 1928 Allen House with exhibits on local history
Bottle-Cap Museum Grayling Northern Michigan Ephemera website, Coca-Cola memorabilia
Boyne City Historical Museum Boyne City Northern Michigan Local history website
Brethren Heritage Museum Manistee Northern Michigan
Bunert One-Room School House Museum Warren Southeast Michigan School website, operated by the Warren Historical Society
Call of the Wild & Bavarian Falls Park Gaylord Northern Michigan Natural history website, museum with mounted animal displays, hands-on learning center and family amusement park
Cannery Boathouse Museum Glen Haven Northern Michigan Maritime Part of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, exhibit of Great Lakes small craft
Capac Community Museum Capac Southeast Michigan Local history information, collections include the Kempf Model City (a mechanical city, 40 feet (12 m) long and 4 feet (1.2 m) wide), also G.T. RR Caboose
Carl T. Johnson Hunting And Fishing Center Cadillac Northern Michigan Natural history Wildlife dioramas, history of hunting and fishing in Michigan
Carnegie Center -- Port Huron Museum Port Huron Southeast Michigan Local history History, pre-history and culture of the Blue Water area, includes maritime exhibits, musical instrument collection, art, log cabin
Capac Historical Museum Capac Southeast Michigan Local history website, open by appointment
Cappon House & Settlers House Museums Holland West Michigan Historic house website, part of the Holland Museum
Card Wildlife Education Center and Wildlife Museum Big Rapids Northern Michigan Natural history website, part of Ferris State University, wildlife dioramas
Carnegie Center for the Arts Three Rivers West Michigan Art website, also W.R. Monroe Museum is adjacent, changing exhibits of arts, nature, science and history
Carnegie Museum of Houghton Houghton Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website
Caseville Historical Society Museum Caseville Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website
Castle Farms Charlevoix Northern Michigan Historic house website
Castle Museum (Saginaw) Saginaw Flint/Tri-Cities Local history Operated by the Historical Society of Saginaw County
Catholic Heritage Museum Saginaw Flint/Tri-Cities Religious website, artifacts of the churches of the Saginaw Catholic Diocese
Celery Flats Interpretive Center Portage West Michigan Agriculture website, celery cultivation and Dutch immigration
Central Mine and Village Eagle Harbor Township Upper Peninsula of Michigan Open air website, historic mining village, operated by the Keweenaw County Historical Society; participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Detroit Southeast Michigan African American website African American cultural history and important figures
Charlton Park Historic Village and Museum Hastings West Michigan Open air website
Chassell Heritage Center Chassell Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history information, website, participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Cheboygan County Historical Museum Complex Cheboygan Northern Michigan Multiple website, operated by the Historical Society of Cheboygan County, includes log cabin, 1882 sheriff residence with attached jail cells, jail addition built in 1912-14, Spies Heritage Hall with local history exhibits
Chelsea Historical Museum Chelsea Southeast Michigan Local history website, operated by the Chelsea Historical Society
Chesaning Area Historical Museum Chesaning Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website, operated by the Chesaning Area Historical Society,
Children's Museum of Fennville Fennville West Michigan Children's website, formerly known as Allegan County Children's Museum
Chippewa Nature Center Midland Flint/Tri-Cities Nature center website, visitor center with natural history and Native American exhibits, Homestead Farm and Log Schoolhouse, wigwam, arboretum, trails
Civilian Conservation Corps Museum Roscommon Northern Michigan History website, located in North Higgins Lake State Park and interpreted in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Clarkston Heritage Museum Clarkston Southeast Michigan Local history website, operated by the Clarkston Community Historical Society
Clawson Historical Museum Clawson Southeast Michigan Local history website
Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum Ishpeming Upper Peninsula of Michigan Industry - Mining Mining artifacts, minerals, exhibits
Clinton Township Historical Village Museum Clinton Charter Township Southeast Michigan Open air website
Cobblestone Farm Museum Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Historic house website, Cobblestone Farm Association
Colonial Michilimackinac Mackinac Island Northern Michigan Living Fortified fur-trading village as it appeared in the 1770s
Conklin Antique Reed Organ Museum Hanover Central Michigan Multiple website, operated by the Hanover-Horton Area Historical Society, local history, antique reed organ collection
Coopersville Farm Museum Coopersville West Michigan Agriculture website, farming, agriculture and rural living
Coopersville Area Historical Society & Museum Coopersville West Michigan Local history website
Copper Harbor Lighthouse Copper Harbor Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lighthouse website Lighthouse and maritime museum located within Fort Wilkins Historic State Park
Copper Range Historical Museum South Range Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website, information, operated by the Copper Range Historical Society, participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Coppertown USA Mining Museum Calumet Upper Peninsula of Michigan Industry - Mining website, more information, participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Cornish Pump Engine & Mining Museum Iron Mountain Upper Peninsula of Michigan Industry - Mining website, information, more information, largest steam-driven pumping engine built in the US
Corunna Historical Village Corunna Central Michigan Open air website, operated by the Corunna Historical Commission, open only four times a year
Courthouse Square Charlotte Central Michigan History website, local history, Native American artifacts, courthouse exhibits
Cranbrook Art Museum Bloomfield Hills Southeast Michigan Art Contemporary art, part of the Cranbrook Academy of Art
Cranbrook House and Gardens Bloomfield Hills Southeast Michigan Historic house 1908 English Arts and Crafts-style mansion and 40 acres (160,000 m2) of gardens
Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Southeast Michigan Natural history Natural history, science, planetarium, nature center
Crawford County Historical Society Museum Grayling Northern Michigan Local history website, located in an 1882 depot
Creole Gallery Lansing, Michigan Central Michigan Art website
Crisp Point Light Paradise Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lighthouse website, Operated by the Crisp Point Light Historical Society
Crocker House Museum Mount Clemens Southeast Michigan Local history website, operated by the Macomb County Historical Society, late Victorian home-life

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Crooked Tree Arts Center Petoskey Northern Michigan Art website
Cross in the Woods & Nun Doll Museum Indian River Northern Michigan Religious Catholic shrine with museum of dolls dressed in various nun's habits
Crossroads Village Flint Flint/Tri-Cities Living website, over 35 buildings showing late 19th century small village life, operated by the Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission; site of Huckleberry Railroad
Curious Kids' Museum St. Joseph West Michigan Children's website
Curwood Castle Owosso Central Michigan Historic house Home of novelist and conservationist James Oliver Curwood
Davison Area Historical Museum Davison Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website, operated by the Davison Area Historical Society
Dearborn Historical Museum Dearborn Southeast Michigan Historic houses website, includes Commandant's Quarters and McFadden-Ross House
Deckerville Historical Museum and Flea Market Deckerville Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website
Dee Stadium Summer History Museum Houghton Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history information, seasonal historic photo exhibits in Dee Stadium
Dekker Huis/Zeeland Historical Museum Zeeland West Michigan Local history website, operated by the Zeeland Historical Society
Delaware Copper Mine Copper Harbor Upper Peninsula of Michigan Industry - Mining website, information, mine and exhibits
Delta County Historical Museum Escanaba Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website, operated by the Delta County Historical Society, located next to Sand Point Light
Dennos Museum Center Traverse City Northern Michigan Art website, part of Northwestern Michigan College
Depot Museum Grand Haven West Michigan Local history website, operated by the Tri-Cities Historical Museum of Grand Haven
Depot Museum (Clio, Michigan) Clio Flint/Tri-Cities Local history information, operated by the Clio Historical Association
DeTour Passage Historical Museum DeTour Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history information, clothing, pictures, record books, maritime and Native American artifacts
Detroit Children's Museum Detroit Southeast Michigan Children's website
Detroit Historical Museum Detroit Southeast Michigan Local history website Operated by the Detroit Historical Society
The Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit Southeast Michigan Art website 5th largest Art Museum in U.S.A. American and European paintings, sculpture, furniture and decorative arts from the 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century, Greek, Roman, Etruscan, Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Islamic, African and Asian art
Detroit Science Center Detroit Southeast Michigan Science website
DeVos Art Museum Marquette Upper Peninsula of Michigan Art website, part of Northern Michigan University
Dewey School Museum Waterloo Central Michigan School website, operated by the Waterloo Historical Society, open by appointment and for special events
Dexter Area Historical Society & Museum Dexter Southeast Michigan Local history website
Dossin Great Lakes Museum Detroit Southeast Michigan Maritime Located at Belle Isle Park in the SS William Clay Ford Pilot House, operated by the Detroit Historical Society
Drake Memorial House Breckenridge Central Michigan Local history information, information, operated by the Breckenridge-Wheeler Area Historical Society
Drummond Island Historical Museum Drummond Island Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history information, information
Durand Union Station Durand Central Michigan Railroad website, also known as Michigan Railroad History Museum, trains in WW II, Wallace Circus train wreck, Presidential whistle stops in Durand, model trains
Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums Eagle Harbor Township Upper Peninsula of Michigan Multiple Keweenaw County Historical Society operates the lighthouse as a museum, and also operates other museums at the site, including a maritime, mining, commercial fishing and local history museums; participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
East Jordan Portside Art and Historical Museum East Jordan Northern Michigan Local history website
Eby Log Cabin Monroe Southeast Michigan Historic house information, open during the Monroe County Fair, operated by the Monroe County Historical Society
Edsel and Eleanor Ford House Grosse Pointe Shores Southeast Michigan Historic house Mansion with fine and decorative arts, many outbuildings and gardens on 87 acres (350,000 m2)
Elaine L. Jacob Gallery Detroit Southeast Michigan Art website, part of Wayne State University
Elks Rapids Historical Museum Elks Rapids Northern Michigan Local history website, operated by the Elk Rapids Area Historical Society
Ella Sharp Museum of Art & History Jackson Central Michigan Multiple website, art, history
Empire Area Museum Center Empire Northern Michigan Open air website, complex includes main museum, school house, 1911 Hose House, barn, gas station
Engine House No. 5 Museum Allendale Charter Township West Michigan Firefighting website
Exhibit Museum of Natural History Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Natural history website, part of the University of Michigan, dinosaur exhibits in the state of Michigan, Michigan wildlife, Native American culture, anthropology, geology, and a planetarium. University of Michigan research museums: Museum of Anthropology, Museum of Paleontology, Museum of Zoology, University Herbarium
Father Marquette National Memorial St. Ignace Upper Peninsula of Michigan Biographical Museum building destroyed in 2000, memorial has outdoor exhibit trail
Fayette Historic Townsite Garden Upper Peninsula of Michigan Living Late Victorian life
Fenton Museum and Historical Society Fenton Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website
Ferndale Historical Museum Ferndale Southeast Michigan Local history website
Fife Lake Area Historical Museum Fife Lake Northern Michigan Local history information, article about the museum
Finnish American Heritage Center & Historical Archive Hancock Upper Peninsula of Michigan Art website, part of Finlandia University, theater, art gallery and archive, participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Fire Barn Museum C. H. Hackley Hose Co. No. 2 Muskegon West Michigan Firefighting website, operated by Muskegon County Museum
First Congregational Church (Detroit, Michigan) Detroit Southeast Michigan Church Exhibits about church architecture and history, also houses Underground Railroad Living Museum, a storytelling experience
Fishtown Preservation Society Leland Northern Michigan Open air website, collection of weathered fishing shanties, smokehouses, overhanging docks, fish tugs and charter boats
Flat River Historical Museum Greenville Central Michigan Local history website, information, operated by the Flat River Historical Society
Flint Children's Museum Flint Flint/Tri-Cities Children's
Flint Institute of Arts Flint Flint/Tri-Cities Art website, collections of American, European, Native American, African, and Asian art including paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, and decorative arts
Florence B. Dearing Museum Hartland Southeast Michigan Local history website, operated by the Hartland Area Historical Society
Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery Alma Central Michigan Art website, part of Alma College
Flushing Area Museum and Cultural Center Flushing Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website, operated by the Flushing Area Historical Society
Forsyth Township Historical Museum Forsyth Township Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history information
Fort de Buade Museum St. Ignace Upper Peninsula of Michigan Native American website, more information, scroll down to museum listing
Fort Gratiot Lighthouse Port Huron Southeast Michigan Lighthouse Tours operated through Port Huron Museum
Fort Mackinac Mackinac Island Northern Michigan Fort 14 original buildings and military exhibits, costumed interpreters
Fort St. Joseph Museum Niles West Michigan Local history website, exhibits include Fort St. Joseph, the Underground Railroad in southern Michigan, railroads in Niles' history, Lakota Indian collection
Fort Wayne Detroit Southeast Michigan Fort Includes 1848 limestone barracks building, 1845 Star Fort, Commanding Officers house, Spanish American War guard house and the Tuskegee Airmen Museum
Fort Wilkins and Copper Harbor Lighthouse Copper Harbor Upper Peninsula of Michigan Fort 19 restored buildings, costumed interpreters, copper mining sites and lighthouse, participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Forty Mile Point Light Rogers City Northern Michigan Lighthouse Operated by the Forty Mile Point Lighthouse Society
Frankenmuth Historical Museum Frankenmuth Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website
Franklin Historical Museum Franklin Southeast Michigan Local history website, operated by the Franklin Historic Society
Frank Murphy Memorial Museum Harbor Beach Flint/Tri-Cities Biographical website, life of Michigan politician Frank Murphy
Fred Bear Museum Grayling Sports Largest private collection of archery artifacts in the world. Moved to Florida in 1985 & closed in 2003.
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park Grand Rapids West Michigan Art Botanical gardens and sculpture park with over 170 sculptures by artists including Magdalena Abakanowicz, Jonathan Borofsky, Alexander Calder, Anthony Gormley, Mark di Suvero, Henry Moore, Claes Oldenburg, Marshall Fredericks, Arnaldo Pomodoro and Kenneth Snelson
Galesburg Historical Museum Galesburg West Michigan Local history website
Gardner House Museum Albion Central Michigan Local history website, operated by the Albion Historical Society
Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center Chelsea Southeast Michigan Natural history Geology and area habitats
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Presidential library Library about Gerald R. Ford
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Grand Rapids West Michigan Biographical Museum about Gerald R. Ford
Gibraltar Historical Museum Gibraltar Southeast Michigan Local history information, Grand Opening article, April 13, 2008
Gilmore Car Museum Barry Township West Michigan Automotive Restored historic barns exhibiting nearly 200 vehicles spanning more than 100 years of automotive heritage
Gitchee Gumee Agate and History Museum Grand Marais Upper Peninsula of Michigan Natural history website, agates and minerals, local history
Gladwin County Historical Society Gladwin Northern Michigan Open air website, museum information
Governor's Mansion Museum Marshall Central Michigan Historic house website, open by appointment
Governor Warner Museum Farmington Southeast Michigan Historic house website
Grand Army of the Republic Hall Marshall Central Michigan Military website, operated by the Marshall Historical Society
Grand Blanc Heritage Museum Grand Blanc Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website, operated by the Grand Blanc Heritage Association
Grand Ledge Area Historical Society Museum Grand Ledge Central Michigan Local history website
Grand Marais Maritime Museum Grand Marais Upper Peninsula of Michigan Maritime information, information
Grand Rapids Art Museum Grand Rapids West Michigan Art Renaissance to Modern art, with strength in European and American 19th and 20th century painting and sculpture
Grand Rapids Children's Museum Grand Rapids West Michigan Children's website
Grand Traverse Heritage Center Traverse City Northern Michigan Local history website, formerly known as Con Foster Historical Museum
Grand Traverse Lighthouse Northport Northern Michigan Lighthouse Lighthouse and maritime museum located within Leelanau State Park
Grand Valley State University Art Gallery Allendale Charter Township West Michigan Art website
Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society Museum Orchard Lake Southeast Michigan Local history website
Great Lakes Children's Museum Traverse City Northern Michigan Children's website
Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum Rogers City Northern Michigan Maritime website, local maritime history from Native American traders to 21st century captains, includes Great Lakes Maritime Hall of Fame
Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center Alpena Northern Michigan Maritime Headquarters for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, features exhibits on shipwrecks and the Great Lakes
Great Lakes Naval Memorial & Museum Muskegon West Michigan Maritime website, home of USS Silversides (SS-236) submarine, USS McLane Coast Guard cutter
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum Paradise Upper Peninsula of Michigan Maritime Operated by the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society, artifacts retrieved from local shipwrecks, also includes lighthouse keeper's quarters for Whitefish Point Light
Greenmead Historical Park Livonia Southeast Michigan Open air website, 1841 Greek Revival farmhouse and outbuildings on 92 acres (370,000 m2)
Grice House Museum Harbor Beach Flint/Tri-Cities Historic house 19th century house, barn and school
Grosvenor House Museum Jonesville Central Michigan Historic house website
Hack House Museum Milan Southeast Michigan Historic house website, operated by the Milan Area Historical Society
Hackley & Hume Historic Site Muskegon West Michigan Historic houses website, operated by Muskegon County Museum
Hadley House Museum Holly Southeast Michigan Local history website, operated by Holly Historical Society
Hamburg Historical Museum Hamburg Southeast Michigan Local history website
Hammond House Museum Union City Central Michigan Historic house information, look under Society for Historic Preservation, information
Hanka Finnish Homestead Museum Pelkie Upper Peninsula of Michigan Open air Self-sufficient Finnish homestead farm, participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Harbor Springs Area Historical Society Museum Harbor Springs Northern Michigan Local history website, planned museum in 1886 old City Hall
Harbour House Museum Crystal Falls Upper Peninsula of Michigan Historic house website
Harsha House Museum Charlevoix Northern Michigan Local history website, operated by the Charlevoix Historical Society
Hartwick Pines Logging Museum Grayling Northern Michigan Industry Logging camp buildings, exhibits and period rooms
Heddon Museum Dowagiac West Michigan Sports website, information and photos, Heddon fishing lure collection
Henry Ford Estate - Fair Lane Dearborn Southeast Michigan Historic house Features 56 rooms on 5 acres (20,000 m2) of gardens and grounds
The Henry Ford Dearborn Southeast Michigan Multiple Museum complex: living, science, history, automotive, transportation, technology and biographical about Henry Ford; formerly known as the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village
Heritage House, Essexville Essexville Flint/Tri-Cities Historic house information, early 1900s Victorian period house
Heritage Museum and Cultural Center St. Joseph West Michigan Local history website, located in the Priscilla U. Byrns Heritage Center
Historic Adventist Village Battle Creek West Michigan Religious website, restored or replicated buildings featuring the heritage of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
Historic Bowens Mills Yankee Springs Township West Michigan Open air website, 19-acre (77,000 m2) historical park with grist mill, school house, 1860s house, log cabin, water wheel
Historic Charlton Park Village and Museum Hastings West Michigan Open air website, 25 historic residences, businesses and community buildings recreate life in an early rural Michigan village
Historic Downtown Mackinac Island Mackinac Island Northern Michigan Historic houses website, includes American Fur Company Store & Dr. Beaumont Museum, Biddle House, Benjamin Blacksmith Shop, McGulpin House, Mission Church
Historic Mill Creek State Park Mackinaw City Northern Michigan Multiple Living history and natural history programs, period settings, discovery centers with interactive technological exhibits, archaeological ruin exhibits and artifact vitrines, interpretive panels, nature trails
Historic Pelkie Grade School Pelkie Upper Peninsula of Michigan School website, operated by the Sturgeon Valley Historical Society
Historic Village at Goodells County Park Goodells Southeast Michigan Open air website, includes St. Clair County Farm Museum, Lynn Township Schoolhouse, Murphy/Ryan Farmhouse, C.C. Peck and Company bank
History Center at Courthouse Square Berrien Springs West Michigan Local history website, operated by the Berrien County Historical Association, includes 1839 Courthouse Museum
Holland Museum Holland West Michigan Local history Dutch paintings and decorative arts, Lake Michigan maritime history, industry, immigration
Holocaust Memorial Center Farmington Hills Southeast Michigan Ethnic Includes Museum of European Jewish Heritage, International Institute of the Righteous
Honolulu House Marshall Central Michigan Historic house website, operated by the Marshall Historical Society
Houghton County Historical Museum Lake Linden Upper Peninsula of Michigan Open air website, operated by the Houghton County Historical Society, site includes a railroad, one room schoolhouse, the Houghton County Historical Society Heritage Center and a WPA-era log cabin; participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Houghton Lake Area Historical Village and Playhouse Prudenville Upper Peninsula of Michigan Open air website, life in a typical logging village of Northern Michigan in the late 1800s, operated by the Houghton Lake Area Historical Society
House of David Museum Benton Harbor West Michigan Religious website, about the House of David Christian commune
House of Yesteryear Museum Iron Mountain Upper Peninsula of Michigan History information
Hudson Historical Museum Hudson West Michigan Local history information
Huron City Museums Huron City Flint/Tri-Cities Open air website, operated by the William Lyon Phelps Foundation, includes Victorian house, log cabin, church, general store, carriage shed, life-saving station and barns
Huron Lightship Port Huron Southeast Michigan Maritime Part of Port Huron Museum
Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Mackinaw City Northern Michigan Maritime Museum ship United States Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw WAGB-83
Imlay City Historical Museum Imlay City Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website
Impression 5 Science Center Lansing Central Michigan Science website
Inland Seas Education Center Suttons Bay Northern Michigan Natural history website, history, ecology and economics of the Great Lakes
Inland Water Route Historical Society Museum Alanson Northern Michigan Local history website
International Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum Detroit Southeast Michigan Hall of fame website, open by appointment only
Iosco County Historical Museum East Tawas Northern Michigan Local history website
Iron County Historical Museum Caspian Upper Peninsula of Michigan Multiple website, 22 buildings including a Heritage Hall, two Mining Halls, a cultural center, Lee LeBlanc Wildlife Art Gallery, Giovanelli Italianati Art Gallery, the Bernhardt Contemporary Art Gallery, Homestead and Lumbercamp with log buildings and Victorian house
Ixl Historical Museum Hermansville Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website
Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House Saginaw Flint/Tri-Cities Culture website
Jenison Historical Museum Jenison West Michigan Historic house information, information, located in the Husband-Hanchett-Tiffany House, operated by the Jenison Historical Association
Jim Crow Museum Big Rapids Northern Michigan Culture information, part of Ferris State University, racist memorabilia
Juddville Historical Society Museum Juddville Central Michigan Open air website, late 1800’s and early 1900’s rural and farm life
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kalamazoo West Michigan Art
Kalamazoo Valley Museum Kalamazoo West Michigan Multiple History, science, technology, operated by Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kaleva Bottle House Museum Manistee Northern Michigan Historic house House built of bottle wall construction in 1941
Kaleva Train Depot Museum Manistee Northern Michigan
Kalkaska County Historical Society & Museum Kalkaska Northern Michigan Local history website
Keewatin Maritime Museum Douglas West Michigan Maritime website, 1907 Edwardian steamship
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Archaeology website, part of the University of Michigan, Mediterranean civilizations, closed for move to new galleries in 2009
Kempf House Museum Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Historic house website, Victorian Greek-Revival house showing how a German-American family lived in the 1890s
Keweenaw Heritage Center Calumet Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website
Keweenaw National Historical Park Calumet Upper Peninsula of Michigan Industry - Mining
Kids 'N' Stuff Albion Central Michigan Children's website
Kimball House Museum Battle Creek West Michigan Historic house website, operated by the Historical Society of Battle Creek, Victorian-era mansion, features room about Sojourner Truth
Kingman Museum Battle Creek West Michigan Natural history website
Kingsley House Romulus Southeast Michigan Historic house website
K.I. Sawyer Heritage Museum Gwinn Upper Peninsula of Michigan Transportation - Aviation website, adjacent to Sawyer International Airport, contributions made by the men, women and machines of K I Sawyer Air Force Base, Michigan to America's Cold War defense mission
Knowlton Ice Museum Port Huron Southeast Michigan History information, over 3,000 items used in the cutting, harvesting, storing, selling and use of natural ice as used by the ice industry of years ago, Article about museum moving, May 16, 2008
Krasl Art Center St. Joseph West Michigan Art website
Kreft Center Gallery Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Art website, part of Concordia University
Kresge Art Museum East Lansing Central Michigan Art website, part of Michigan State University
Lansing Art Gallery Lansing, Michigan Central Michigan Art website
Lapeer County Historical Society Museum Lapeer Flint/Tri-Cities Local history information, information
Laurium Manor Inn Laurium Upper Peninsula of Michigan Historic house website, participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Leelanau Historical Museum Leland Northern Michigan Local history Includes exhibit of Anishnabek black ash baskets and quillwork on birch bark
Lenawee Historical Society Museum Adrian Southeast Michigan Local history website
Les Cheneaux Historical Maritime Museum Cedarville Upper Peninsula of Michigan Maritime website
Les Cheneaux Historical Museum Cedarville Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website
Lewiston Area Historical Museum Lewiston Northern Michigan Local history information
Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum South Haven West Michigan Historic house website, home and memorial to American horticulturist Liberty Hyde Bailey
Lighthouse Keepers House and Museum Grand Marais Upper Peninsula of Michigan Maritime website, operated by the Grand Marais Historical Society
Lincoln Park Historical Museum Lincoln Park Southeast Michigan Local history website
Linden Mills Historical Museum Linden Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website, operated by the Linden Mills Historical Society
Little Traverse History Museum Petoskey Northern Michigan Local history website, special exhibits on Ernest Hemingway, operated by the Little Traverse Historical Society
Loren Andrus Octagon House Washington Township Southeast Michigan Historic house website
LSSU Arts Center Gallery Sault Ste. Marie Upper Peninsula of Michigan Art website, part of Lake Superior State University, houses the L. F. Noyes Collection of Native American and Western Art
Luce County Historical Museum Newberry Upper Peninsula of Michigan Historic house website, combination jail and sheriff's residence
Luckhard Museum Sebewaing Flint/Tri-Cities Local history information, information, pioneer & Indian relics
Lumberman's Monument Oscoda Northern Michigan Industry - Logging Monument and visitor center with exhibits about logging industry
Mackinac Bridgemen Museum Mackinaw City Northern Michigan Technology website, construction of the Mackinac Bridge; museum destroyed by fire in 2005, raising funds to rebuild
Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island Northern Michigan Multiple Contains Fort Mackinac and Fort Holmes, other historic buildings, historic sites, and limestone caves and rock formations
Manistee Art Institute Manistee Northern Michigan Art website, located in the Ramsdell Theatre
Manistee County Historical Museum Manistee Northern Michigan Local history website
Mann House Concord Central Michigan Historic house website, late Victorian home, furnishings and gardens
Manton Area Historical Museum Manton Northern Michigan Local history website
Marilla Museum Manistee Northern Michigan website, Pioneer Place: 1860's fully furnished log house, early 1900s barn and a full size replica logger's cabin; operated by the Marilla Historical Society
Marine City Pride & Heritage Museum Marine City Southeast Michigan Local history information
Marquette Arts and Culture Center Marquette Upper Peninsula of Michigan Art website
Marquette County History Museum Marquette Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website
Marquette Harbor Light Marquette Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lighthouse Operated by the Marquette Maritime Museum
Marquette Maritime Museum Marquette Upper Peninsula of Michigan Maritime website, Preeminent collection of Great Lakes Lighthouse lenses including 2nd, 3rd and 4th order "Classical" Fresnel Lenses. Also operates Marquette Harbor Light
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum Farmington Hills Southeast Michigan Technology website, historical and modern arcade machines, sideshow wonders, fortune tellers, automatons, and curiosities
Mary's City of David Museum Benton Harbor West Michigan Religious website, open air museum about the House of David Christian commune
Marysville Historical Museum Marysville Southeast Michigan Local history website
Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum Saginaw Flint/Tri-Cities Art website, part of Saginaw Valley State University, displays plaster models of Marshall Fredericks bronze sculptures
Marshall Postal Museum Marshall Central Michigan History website, postal artifacts, open by appointment
Martha Barker Country Store Museum Monroe Southeast Michigan Store website, open by appointment, information
Mason Area Historical Society Museum Mason Central Michigan Local history website
Mayville Area Museum of History and Genealogy Mayville Flint/Tri-Cities Local history information
Meadow Brook Hall Rochester Hills Southeast Michigan Historic house 110-room, 88,000-square-foot (8,200 m2) mansion, contains paintings by Rembrandt, Anthony van Dyck, Rosa Bonheur, Gilbert Stuart, Joshua Reynolds, John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough, and sculpture by Antoine-Louis Barye, Frederic Remington, Cyrus Edwin Dallin, and Herbert Haseltine
Mecosta County Historical Museum Bid Rapids Northern Michigan Local history website, operated by the Mecosta County Historical Society
Menominee County Heritage Museum Menominee Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website, operated by the Menominee County Historical Society
Menominee Range Historical Museum Iron Mountain Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website
Meridian Historical Village Meridian Central Michigan Open air website
Mesick Historical Museum Mesick Northern Michigan Local history website
Michigamme Museum Michigamme Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website
Michigan Art Walk Big Rapids Northern Michigan Art website, collection of original artwork created by Michigan artists, located at Ferris State University
Michigan Firehouse Museum Ypsilanti Southeast Michigan Firefighting website, formerly Ypsilanti Antique Auto, Truck and Fire Museum, then Michigan Antique Fire Equipment Preservation Group Museum
Michigan Flywheelers Museum South Haven West Michigan Technology website, antique gas and steam engines and tractors
Michigan Historical Museum Lansing Central Michigan History website, 5 levels of Michigan history, part of the Michigan Historical Center
Michigan Iron Industry Museum Negaunee Upper Peninsula of Michigan Industry website
Michigan Legacy Art Park Thompsonville Northern Michigan Art website, outdoor sculpture park with works that interpret Michigan's history
Michigan Magazine Museum Comins Northern Michigan History website, Michigan memorabilia
Michigan Maritime Museum South Haven West Michigan Maritime website, Coast Guard and lifesaving, local fishing, maritime lore, Friends Good Will 1810 square topsail sloop
Michigan Masonic Museum and Library Grand Rapids West Michigan Masonic
Michigan Museum of Military Transport Grayling Northern Michigan Transportation website, military vehicles, currently no permanent facility
Michigan Museum of Surveying Lansing Central Michigan Architecture
Michigan's Own Military & Space Museum Frankenmuth Flint/Tri-Cities Military information
Michigan State University Bug House East Lansing Central Michigan Natural history website, part of Michigan State University, live and mounted insects
Michigan State University Museum East Lansing Central Michigan Multiple website, part of Michigan State University, natural history, culture including Asia, Africa, and the Americas, and the Great Lakes Quilt Center
Michigan Supreme Court Learning Center Lansing Central Michigan History website, exhibits on government and legal system in Michigan
Michigan Transit Museum Mount Clemens Southeast Michigan Transportation - Railroad website
Michigan Women's Hall of Fame Lansing Central Michigan Hall of fame Cultural and historical exhibits on the accomplishments and achievements of Michigan women, also an art gallery
Midland Center for the Arts Midland Flint/Tri-Cities Multiple website, performing arts and museum complex, includes Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art and Midland County Historical Society's Heritage Park
Midland County Historical Society's Heritage Park Midland Flint/Tri-Cities Multiple website, Interactive local history exhibits, history of the Dow Chemical Company, 1874 Historic Gothic Victorian House, collection of Historic Sleighs and Carriages and more.
Mid-Michigan Children's Museum Saginaw Flint/Tri-Cities Children's website
Milford Historical Museum Milford Southeast Michigan Historic houses website, operated by the Milford Historical Society, 1835 Greek-revival Victorian house and log cabin
Millington - Arbela Historical Society Museum Millington Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website
Mill Race Historical Village Northville Southeast Michigan Open air website, operated by the Northville Historical Society
Minibeast Zooseum and Education Center Lansing Central Michigan Natural history website, insect, spider and macroinvertebrate zoo, museum and education center
Model T. Automotive Heritage Complex Detroit Southeast Michigan Automotive History of the Ford Model T
Monroe County Historical Museum Monroe Southeast Michigan Local history website, operated by the Monroe County Historical Commission, exhibits include George Armstrong Custer, local military, Native American and settler history; Martha Barker Country Store Museum and Navarre Anderson Trading Post Complex are open only by appointment
Monroe County Labor History Museum Monroe Southeast Michigan History website, history of organized labor movement in Michigan
Monroe County Vietnam Veterans Historical Museum Monroe Southeast Michigan Military website
Montague City Museum Montague West Michigan Local history information
Montrose Historical and Telephone Pioneer Museum Montrose Flint/Tri-Cities Technology website, antique and novelty telephones and equipment, local history
Morton House Museum Benton Harbor West Michigan Historic house website
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Novi Southeast Michigan Hall of fame Hall of fame for drivers on land, sea and air, museum features Indy Cars, stock cars, sports cars, dragsters, race trucks and openwheelers
Motown Historical Museum Detroit Southeast Michigan Music Also known as Hitsville U.S.A., dedicated to the legacy of the Motown Records, its artists and music
Munising Falls Interpretive Center Munising Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website, located next to Munising Falls in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, natural and cultural history of the area
Museum at Southwestern Michigan College Dowagiac West Michigan Local history website
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit Southeast Michigan Art
Museum of Cultural & Natural History Mount Pleasant Central Michigan Multiple website, part of Central Michigan University, natural history dioramas, cultural artifacts
Museum of New Art Pontiac Southeast Michigan Art website, contemporary art, commonly known as MoNA
Museum of Ojibwa Culture St. Ignace Upper Peninsula of Michigan Native American website
Museum on Main Street Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Local history website, operated by the Washtenaw County Historical Society
Museum Ship Valley Camp Sault Ste. Marie Upper Peninsula of Michigan Museum ship Also known as Steamship Valley Camp, Great Lakes freighter museum ship housing a 20,000-square-foot (1,900 m2) museum with over 100 maritime exhibits, 4 aquariums and two lifeboats from the wreck of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald
Music House Museum Acme Northern Michigan Music website, antique musical instruments and music-making machines from 1870 through 1930
Muskegon County Museum Muskegon West Michigan Multiple website, natural and cultural history
Muskegon Museum of Art Muskegon West Michigan Art website
Nankin Mills Interpretive Center Westland Southeast Michigan Nature center website, exhibits on local natural and cultural history
National Miniatures Trust Museum Hickory Corners West Michigan Toy website, dolls and miniatures, on the grounds of the Gilmore Car Museum
Navarre-Anderson Trading Post Monroe Southeast Michigan
Negaunee Historical Museum Negaunee Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website, operated by the Negaunee Historical Society
Nelis' Dutch Village Holland West Michigan Culture website, theme park featuring buildings of authentic Dutch architecture, brick walkways, canals, gardens and special presentations depicting life in a typical village in the Netherlands in the late 1800s; includes Kolean Museum featuring Dutch clothing, farm and cheese making equipment
New Buffalo Railroad Museum New Buffalo West Michigan Railway website
New Presque Isle Light Presque Isle Northern Michigan Lighthouse
Newton House Museum Dowagiac West Michigan Historic house information
North Berrien Historical Museum Coloma West Michigan Local history website, operated by the North Berrien Historical Society, history of the resorts of the Paw Paw Lakes, fruit farming, businesses, industries, and people of the area
Northeast Oakland Historical Museum Oxford Southeast Michigan Local history website
Oakland University Art Gallery Rochester Southeast Michigan Art website, formerly known as Meadow Brook Art Gallery
Oceana County Historical Park Museums Hart West Michigan Open air website operated by the Oceana County Historical & Genealogical Society, five museums: Swift Lathers Museum, Tool Museum, Boynton Cottage Museum, Transportation Museum, Robinson Museum
Ogemaw Genealogical & Historical Society Museum West Branch Northern Michigan Local history website, museum information
Ontonagon Historical Museum Ontonagon Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website, operated by the Ontonagon Historical Society, participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Old Bailey School Harrisville Northern Michigan School website, information, open for special events
Old Depot Museum (Michigan) Ironwood Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website, operated by the Ironwood Area Historical Society
Old Fence Rider Historical Center Edmore Central Michigan Local history website, historical collection of Western heritage
Old Jail Museum Allegan West Michigan Historic house website, operated by the Allegan County Historical Society, jail and Victorian sheriff's house
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse Mackinaw City Northern Michigan Lighthouse Lighthouse and museum
Old Mill Museum Dundee Southeast Michigan Local history website, fashion, furniture, farm life, Native Americans, legacy of Henry Ford
Old Presque Isle Light Presque Isle Northern Michigan Lighthouse Museum and inoperative lighthouse
Old Rugged Cross Historical Museum Reed City Northern Michigan Local history website
Old Victoria Rockland Township Upper Peninsula of Michigan Open air website, Victorian copper mining town, participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Ortonville Historical Society Museum Ortonville Southeast Michigan Local history website, housed in an old mill
Oscoda Au Sable Historical Society and Museum Oscoda Northern Michigan website
Otsego County Historical Museum Gaylord Northern Michigan Local history website, operated by the Otsego County Historical Society
Ottawa Visitor Center Watersmeet Upper Peninsula of Michigan Natural history Environmental education programs, maps, area information, interpretive exhibits, accessible trails
Our Savior's Historical Museum Manistee Northern Michigan
Padzieski Art Gallery Dearborn Southeast Michigan Art website, part of the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center
Paine-Gillam-Scott Museum St. Johns Central Michigan Local history website, also known as the Clinton County Historical Society Museum
Paint Creek Center for the Arts Rochester Southeast Michigan Art website
Parker Mill Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Mill website
Pascoe House Museum Republic Upper Peninsula of Michigan Historic house website, operated by the Republic Area Historical Society
Paulson House Au Train Upper Peninsula of Michigan Historic house website, 1884 Swedish log house
Pewabic Pottery Detroit Southeast Michigan Decorative art Arts & Crafts ceramics and contemporary pottery
Phoenix Mill Women’s Museum Plymouth Southeast Michigan History website, planned museum to honor female factory workers
Pickle Barrel House Museum Grand Marais Upper Peninsula of Michigan Historic house Operated by the Grand Marais Historical Society
Pigeon Depot Museum Pigeon Flint/Tri-Cities Railroad website
Pine Grove Historical Museum Pontiac Southeast Michigan Multiple website, operated by the Oakville County Pioneer and Historical Society, complex include Pine Grove, the former estate of Governor Moses Wisner and outbuildings, the Drayton Plains One-Room Schoolhouse, the Carriage House, the Pioneer Museum with tools and farm implements
Pioneer Log Cabin Museum Cassopolis West Michigan Historic house information, tools, farm equipment, quilts and dolls
Pioneer Log Village Bad Axe Flint/Tri-Cities Open air website, operated by the Bad Axe Historical Society, pioneer home, general store, school, chapel, barn and blacksmith shop
Plank Road Museum Breckenridge Central Michigan Local history information, operated by the Breckenridge-Wheeler Area Historical Society
Plymouth Historical Museum Plymouth Southeast Michigan Local history website, growth of American industry, the advent of the railroad and the invention of the automobile
Podunk House & Pioneer Museum Fenton Flint/Tri-Cities Local history information, home and museum for the Pioneer Memorial Association of Fenton & Mundy Townships; 1837 Greek-revival pioneer family home, museum with tools and artifacts of early settlers
Point Betsie Light Frankfort Northern Michigan Lighthouse
Point Iroquois Light Whitefish Bay Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lighthouse Operated by the Bay Mills-Brimley Historical Research Society
Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse Huron Township Flint/Tri-Cities Lighthouse Two museums, one about shipwrecks in Lake Huron, the other about the lighthouse
Port Huron Museum Port Huron Southeast Michigan Multiple Five museums: Carnegie Center -- Port Huron Museum, Huron Lightship, Thomas Edison Depot Museum, USCGC Bramble (WLB-392), and Fort Gratiot Lighthouse
Presque Isle County Historical Museum Rogers City Northern Michigan Local history website, located in the Craftsman-style Bradley House, includes period rooms, toys, Native American artifacts, country store, tools and other exhibits
Public Museum of Grand Rapids Grand Rapids West Michigan Local history Includes a carousel and planetarium
Quincy Mine Hancock Upper Peninsula of Michigan Industry - Mining Copper mine, mine buildings and mining exhibits; participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Rankin Art Gallery Big Rapids Northern Michigan Art website, part of Ferris State University
Rathbone School Eagle Harbor Township Upper Peninsula of Michigan School website, operated by the Keweenaw County Historical Society; participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
Raven Hill Discovery Center East Jordan Northern Michigan Multiple website, regional science and technology center, also art, history and culture
Rentschler Farm Museum Saline Southeast Michigan Agriculture, open air website, operated by the Saline Historical Society, farm living between the years 1900-1950 with a house and 11 farm outbuildings
R. E. Olds Transportation Museum Lansing Central Michigan Automotive Oldsmobiles dating from 1897 to 2004, automobilia, REO Motor Car Company vehicles
River Of History Museum Sault Ste. Marie Upper Peninsula of Michigan Maritime website, history of the St. Mary’s River and its inhabitants
River Raisin Battlefield Visitor Center Monroe Southeast Michigan Military website, battle site during the War of 1812, more information
Robbins Gallery Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Art website, part of the School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Rochester Hills Southeast Michigan Open air website, 16-acre (65,000 m2) museum complex including a 1927 dairy barn with exhibits about area history
Rockland Township Library Museum Rockland Township Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history information
Roethke House Saginaw Flint/Tri-Cities Biographical website, home of poet Theodore Roethke
Romulus Historical Museum Romulus Southeast Michigan Local history website
Royal Oak Historical Society Museum Royal Oak Southeast Michigan Local history website
Saarinen House + Gardens Bloomfield Hills Southeast Michigan Historic house website, home and studio designed by Eliel Saarinen, part of the Cranbrook Art Museum
Saginaw Art Museum Saginaw Flint/Tri-Cities Art website, American, European, Asian, Egyptian and local art
Saginaw Railway Museum Saginaw Flint/Tri-Cities Railroad website, operated by the Saginaw Valley Railroad Historical Society, trains, railroad technology, model train exhibit
Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum Bay City Flint/Tri-Cities Maritime website, planned museum home of USS Edson (DD-946)
Saint Joseph Mercy Health Exploration Station Canton Southeast Michigan Medical website, health education learning center, open for individuals and families to tour the exhibit gallery on the fourth Thursday of each month
Saline Depot Museum Saline Southeast Michigan Railroad website, operated by the Saline Historical Society
Sandcastles Children's Museum Ludington Northern Michigan Children's website
Sanilac County Historical Museum Port Sanilac Flint/Tri-Cities Open air website, eight historic buildings on a 10-acre (40,000 m2) campus including a 20-room Victorian mansion, 1900 general store, one-room schoolhouse, 1883 log cabin, barn theater, marine shipwreck room, dairy industry museum, carriages, military and Native American exhibits
Saper Galleries East Lansing Central Michigan Art website
Saugatuck Center for the Arts Saugatuck West Michigan Art website
Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Museum Douglas West Michigan Local history website, operated by the Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society, also the 1866 Old School House
Scarab Club Detroit Southeast Michigan Art Artists' club, gallery, and studio
Scene Metrospace East Lansing, Michigan Central Michigan Art website
Scolnik House Muskegon West Michigan Historic house website, operated by Muskegon County Museum
Sebewaing Township Hall Sebewaing Flint/Tri-Cities Local history website, information, operated by the Sebewaing Area Historical Society; also operates the Charles W. Liken House Museum
Selfridge Military Air Museum Selfridge Air National Guard Base Southeast Michigan Transportation - Aviation Operated by the Michigan Air Guard Historical Association, over 15 historic planes and exhibits
Selinsky-Green Farmhouse Museum Saint Clair Shores Southeast Michigan Historic house information, operated by the St. Clair Shores Historical Commission
Seul Choix Point Light and Museum Gulliver Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lighthouse Operated by the Gulliver Historical Society
Shiawassee Arts Center Owosso Central Michigan Art website
Shiawassee County Historical Society Owosso Central Michigan Local history website, information
Shrine of the Pines Baldwin Northern Michigan Decorative arts website, rustic pine furniture, also known as the Log Hunting Lodge Museum
Siegfried H. Horn Archaeological Museum Berrien Springs West Michigan Archaeology website, part of Andrews University, also known as Horn Archaeological Museum
Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Medical website, part of the University of Michigan, dental practice and technology in the United States and Michigan from the 18th century to today
Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum Glen Haven Northern Michigan Maritime Part of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Coast Guard and lifesaving history and equipment
Sloan Museum Flint Flint/Tri-Cities Multiple website, regional history, historic automobiles and hands-on science
Slusser Gallery Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Art website, part of the School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan
Southern Michigan Railroad Museum Clinton Southeast Michigan Railroad Heritage railroad and museum
South Manitou Island Light South Manitou Island Northern Michigan Lighthouse Operated by the Manitou Island Lighthouse Society
Spirit of the Woods Museum Elks Rapids Northern Michigan Native American website
SS City of Milwaukee Manistee Northern Michigan Museum ship Great Lakes railroad car ferry
St. Clair County Farm Museum Goodells Southeast Michigan Agriculture website, collection of farm equipment
St. Clair Historical Museum Rochester Southeast Michigan Local history website
St. Mary's Historical Museum Ruth Flint/Tri-Cities Historic house information, Polish settler log cabin, open by appointment
Steam Railroading Institute Owosso Central Michigan Railroad Heritage railroad with steam and diesel locomotives, freight and other cars
Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Music website, part of the University of Michigan, over 2500 pieces of historical and contemporary musical instruments from all over the world
Steiner Museum Fairview Northern Michigan Industry - Logging website, logging and pioneering history and artifacts
Stockton Center at Spring Grove Flint Flint/Tri-Cities Local history scroll down to listing
Straight Farmhouse Garden City Southeast Michigan Local history website, home of the Garden City Historical Museum
Sturgeon Point Light House and Museum Harrisville Northern Michigan Lighthouse Operated by the Alcona Historical SocietyAlcona Historical Society/website
Tahquamenon Logging Museum Newberry Upper Peninsula of Michigan Industry - Logging information, information
Tawas Point Light East Tawas Northern Michigan Lighthouse Located in Tawas Point State Park
Tecumseh Area Historical Museum Tecumseh Southeast Michigan Local history website, history of the communities around Tecumseh, including Macon, Ridgeway, Tipton and Britton
Telephone Pioneer Museum Lansing Central Michigan Technology information
Thomas Edison Depot Museum Port Huron Southeast Michigan Biographical Owned and operated by the Port Huron Museum, life of Thomas Edison
Three Oaks Township Library and Museum Three Oaks West Michigan Local history website
Thumb Octagon Barn Gagetown Flint/Tri-Cities History website
Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum Naubinway Upper Peninsula of Michigan Sports information, information
Totem Village Museum St. Ignace Upper Peninsula of Michigan Native American information
Tower Of History Sault Ste. Marie Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website, observation tower and exhibits of early Missionaries, local & Native American history
Travelers Club International Restaurant & Tuba Museum Okemos Central Michigan Music website, restaurant and collection of tubas, sousaphones, French horns
Trenton Historical Museum Trenton Southeast Michigan Local history website, operated by the Trenton Historical Commission, Victorian house with local history artifacts
Tri-Cities Historical Museum of Grand Haven Grand Haven West Michigan Local history website, exhibits include Native Americans, early pioneers, lumberjacks, French voyageurs, Victorian period rooms, medicine, agriculture, lumbering, maritime, tourism
Troy Museum & Historic Village Troy Southeast Michigan Open air website, Ten historic buildings on a village green, museum of local history
Turner-Dodge House Lansing Central Michigan Historic house website
Tuskegee Airmen National Museum Detroit Southeast Michigan Military website, located at Fort Wayne, history of blacks in aviation in World War II up until the integration of the Armed Forces
Ukrainian American Archives and Museum of Detroit Hamtramck Southeast Michigan Ethnic Ukrainian culture, art and contributions to the United States[1]
University Art Gallery CMU Mount Pleasant Central Michigan Art website, part of Central Michigan University
University of Michigan Museum of Art Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Art Features European and Asian art, including some by Pablo Picasso, Helen Frankenthaler, and James McNeill Whistler
Upper Peninsula Children's Museum Marquette Upper Peninsula of Michigan Children's website, information
Upper Peninsula Firefighter's Memorial Museum Calumet Upper Peninsula of Michigan Firefighting Participating institution in Keweenaw National Historical Park
U.P. Steam & Gas Engine Village & Museum Escanaba Upper Peninsula of Michigan Technology website, operated by the U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Association, open for special events
Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts Grand Rapids West Michigan Art website
Urban Options Energy Center East Lansing Central Michigan Science website, energy-saving demonstration home
USCGC Bramble (WLB-392) Port Huron Southeast Michigan Museum ship Part of Port Huron Museum, 180-foot (55 m) seagoing buoy tender
U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum Ishpeming Upper Peninsula of Michigan Hall of fame - Sports
Van Buren Historical Society Museum Hartford West Michigan Local history information, information
Vicksburg Depot Museum Vicksburg West Michigan Railroad website, operated by the Vicksburg Historical Society, also local history
Vicksburg Historic Village Vicksburg West Michigan Open air website, operated by the Vicksburg Historical Society, includes depot, print shop, school house, express office, farm house and barn
Voigt House Victorian Museum Grand Rapids West Michigan Historic house website, operated by the Public Museum of Grand Rapids
Wakefield Historical Society Museum Wakefield Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history information, information
Walker Tavern Brooklyn Central Michigan History Exhibits focus on Michigan's frontier settlement and stagecoach eras during the first half of the 19th century
Walter P. Chrysler Museum Auburn Hills Southeast Michigan Automotive Chrysler vehicles from many eras
Waterloo Farm Museum Waterloo Central Michigan Agriculture website, operated by the Waterloo Historical Society, 10 room farmhouse and many outbuildings
Water Street Historic Block Sault Ste. Marie Upper Peninsula of Michigan Historic houses website, cooperative effort between the Chippewa County Historical Society, Sault Historic Sites, & the City of Sault Ste. Marie; includes Johnston House & Henry Rowe Schoolcraft office
Waterworks Building Manistee Northern Michigan
Wayne Historical Museum Wayne Southeast Michigan Local history website
Webster Township Museum Webster Township Southeast Michigan Open air information, operated by the Webster Township Historical Society, complex includes Town Hall, school, blacksmith shop
Weird Michigan Wax Museum Moran Township Upper Peninsula of Michigan Wax website, Roadside America information
W.K. Kellogg Manor House Gull Lake West Michigan Historic house Part of Kellogg Biological Station, 32-acre (130,000 m2) estate includes a Tudor Revival house, carriage house, chauffeur's cottage, boathouse, Dutch windmill, lakeside pagoda and several gardens
Wellington Farm Park Grayling Northern Michigan Open air website, rural mid-America during the Great Depression
Westland Historical Museum Westland Southeast Michigan Historic house website, includes Felton Farmhouse, a typical Michigan farmhouse built in the 1850s and the Collins House, which stores the Commission's historical archives
West Shore Fishing Museum Cedar River Upper Peninsula of Michigan Industry - Fishing website, information, operated by the Bailey Property Preservation Association
Wexford County Historical Museum Cadillac Northern Michigan Local history information
Whaley House Museum Flint Flint/Tri-Cities Historic house website, late Victorian house
Wheels of History Museum Brimley Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local history website, railroads, logging, fishing exhibits, operated by the Bay Mills-Brimley Historical Society
Whitefish Point Light Paradise Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lighthouse Operated by the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society
White Pine Village Ludington Northern Michigan Open air Operated by the Mason County Historical Society, 25 buildings
White River Light Station Museum Whitehall West Michigan Lighthouse
William Bonifas Fine Arts Center Escanaba Upper Peninsula of Michigan Art website, gallery exhibits, art workshops, classes and theatrical productions
William G. Thompson Museum Hudson West Michigan Historic house website, contains Japanese woodblocks, Chinese Jade and hard stone carvings, cloisonné vases, English and Continental art, antique porcelain and glass
William L. Clements Library Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan Library website, part of the University of Michigan, exhibits about American history from the Age of Discovery into the Twentieth Century
Wills Ste. Claire Auto Museum Marysville Southeast Michigan Automotive website, history of Childe Wills and the Wills Sainte Claire automobile
Windmill Island Gardens Holland West Michigan website, 240 year old working Dutch windmill on 36 acres (150,000 m2) of gardens; Posthouse Museum is a replica of a 14th century wayside inn
Wing House Museum Coldwater Central Michigan Historic house website, home of the Branch County Historical Society
Witch's Hat Depot Museum South Lyon Southeast Michigan Open air website, local history museum in former train depot, includes caboose, freight house and chapel buildings
Wolcott Mill Metropark Ray Township Southeast Michigan Agriculture Park features historic mill, barn museum of agriculture, working farm
Yankee Air Museum Oscoda Upper Peninsula of Michigan Aviation Division at Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport
Yankee Air Museum Ypsilanti Southeast Michigan Aviation Division at Willow Run Airport
Ye Ole Carriage Shop Spring Arbor Central Michigan Automotive website, open by appointment, "Jackson made" automobiles and a large Coca-Cola collection
Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Collection Ypsilanti Southeast Michigan Automotive Production cars from the Willow Run Plant and Hudson Motors
Ypsilanti Historical Museum Ypsilanti Southeast Michigan Local history website, home of the Ypsilanti Historical Society
Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways Mt. Pleasant Central Michigan Native American website

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