Ice Breaker Mackinaw Maritime

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  • Address: 131 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701, USA, United States
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  • Phone: +1-2314369825
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids

Ice Breaker Mackinaw is ship which was built during World War II. This huge ship was made to meet the demands of transportation and of transferring war materials during the winter months of the war. After it got decommissioned, it is now a museum open for public. There are manly ladders and steep stairs to climb on the ship. The guides are informative and take you on a tour of the whole ship. There is also a store names Ships Store which sell its like nautical equipments, military stuff etc.

  • Ice Breaker Mackinaw Maritime Address: 131 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701, USA, United States
  • Ice Breaker Mackinaw Maritime Contact Number: +1-2314369825
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  • 77.08% of people who visit Mackinaw City include Ice Breaker Mackinaw Maritime in their plan

  • 33.33% of people start their Ice Breaker Mackinaw Maritime visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Ice Breaker Mackinaw Maritime

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ice Breaker Mackinaw Maritime

People normally club together Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park and Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry while planning their visit to Ice Breaker Mackinaw Maritime.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Ice Breaker Mackinaw Maritime Reviews & Ratings

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  • Great historical side trip if you are ever in Mackinaw City, MI. It's a self tour and they offer military discounts. You follow a series of yellow anchor signs through the bowels of the ship, a few of the stations have staff present to give explanations. Move at your own speed through the ship. Lots of photos on the bulkheads and historical information. Great way to spend the morning or afternoon.

  • Really neat museum to visit. We enjoyed seeing all the different parts of the ship, and the videos that were set up showing the actual ship and crew during its operation. Tour was self guided so you can go through as slow or as quickly as you like. They had a fun area set up for kids to dress in coast guard gear for pics which my kids really enjoyed. Great way to spend an hour.

  • We went with the whole family. 2 adults and all the kids (we had 4) was $38 I believe. It was neat to walk around the ship and take some family photos with the bridge. They also have a photo opp where you can dress in ship gear, helmets, gloves & props (with your own camera). It took us just under an hour. At noon the horn went off.

  • Very interesting tour. Well worth the $12. We spent over 2 hours there. You could speed through it in 45 min but you would miss alot.

  • Very cool ship. Tour allows you to walk around most of ship including engine room, deck, quarters. Very cool and kid friendly

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