Museums in Saint Ignace, MI

Find museums in Saint Ignace, MI. Listings include Michilimackinac Historical Society, Fort de Buade Museum, The Historic Totem Village, Museum of Ojibwa Culture, The Rare Plant Museum of Mackinac and Father Marquette National Memorial. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 12/26/20
    This is a hot shot carrier or ladle. There is nothing much more I can add to what Mark Wilson said. They were used primarily for shore defenses, but you could find them on ships, but for obvious rea...
    > Michilimackinac Historical Society
  • 12/22/20
    What is this thing? It’s 40“ long, 12“ wide at the widest part and the circular part is 8“ in diameter. I’ll give you a hint; one handle is missing.
    > Michilimackinac Historical Society
  • 12/21/20
    This is a percussion cap dispenser. Prior to its development in 1820. the ignition systems for a musket was the flintlock. Powder was poured into the frizzen , or priming pan, ignited by the flint s...
    > Michilimackinac Historical Society
  • 12/16/20
    What is it? It’s about 3“ in diameter made of brass.
    > Michilimackinac Historical Society
  • 12/15/20
    It is Sutler scrip or script. A Sutler is someone authorized by the Army to sell items to soldiers not usually issued by the Army, items like paper, pens and pencils, soap, food items, and though out...
    > Michilimackinac Historical Society
  • 12/14/20
    Museum Quality Arrowheads solid copper beads . necklaces and much more !
    > The Historic Totem Village
  • 12/14/20
    New items are being added every week by local artist! We have items by Coleen St. Louis, Jim Draze and Sandy Cronan. Stop in and check them out.
    > Michilimackinac Historical Society