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Michigan Heroes Museum

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Great little museum

This is a very different museum as it is more about the soldier's. They do have may early infantry... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gregory T
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Trufant, Michigan, United States
Awesome place to visit

There is so much history and information that you never expect. This is a great place to visit. A... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tandrews1909
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Durand, Michigan
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Michigan Heroes Museum is dedicated to Honoring, Respecting, and Remembering the memories of people from Michigan who heeded the call to military service during America's seven foreign wars. Located in Frankenmuth, the museum was started in order to...more
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1250 Weiss St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1928
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very different museum as it is more about the soldier's. They do have may early infantry weapons many that I have never seen before. There are a lot of uniform and small items so there is a lot to see. It was...More

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John R, General Manager at Michigan Heroes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Gregory, We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and wish to thank you for taking the time to let others know what they can expect to find at Michigan's Heroes Museum. Happy Travels!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is so much history and information that you never expect. This is a great place to visit. A must see for history.

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John R, General Manager at Michigan Heroes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad that we were able to exceed your expectations! Thank you for the review. Happy Travels!

Reviewed 1 September 2018

the two of us found this place quite by accident as it is stuck in and around Bronner's the place though small had heroes from ever conflict from the Spanish American war of 1898 to the recent occupations in Iraq. I recommend any patriot whose...More

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John R, General Manager at Michigan Heroes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Tom M., I am glad that you found us by accident. I am also happy to know that you enjoyed your visit enough to recommend it to others. Thank you. Happy Travels​!

Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a great museum, off the beaten path, by Bronner's Christmas store. It highlights all of the military men and women from Michigan. it also has a section for space travel. The displays are changed every few months. Interesting and informative.More

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John R, General Manager at Michigan Heroes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Vida W., Thank you for visiting and thank you also for the nice comments. We hope that if you are in the area again that you plan to set aside time to visit us again. It is mainly due to necessity that we rotate...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

We have passed by this place on numerous occasions and never stopped before .. this time we did. The museum is informative, the staff is knowledgeable and friendly, and the cost is minimal, but worth the cost of admission.

1  Thank 211kathya
John R, General Manager at Michigan Heroes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 211kathya, We are glad that you were finally able to stop and visit! Please do not be a stranger. Happy Travels!

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Visiting this museum was both a humbling and pride-inducing experience. The memorial displays are expertly set and easy to read and follow. The young man at the front entrance was very polite and extremely knowledgeable regarding the museum's contents. He was very accommodating in answering...More

1  Thank Jorkie56
John R, General Manager at Michigan Heroes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jorkie56, Thank you for the kind and informative review. We are glad that you experienced the pride and humility that so many others feel when they visit. Happy Travels!

Reviewed 22 July 2018

My 10 year old son is a WWII history buff and for his birthday we wanted to have him go somewhere that he could fill his mind with more information he would enjoy. This was a fantastic visit and gave us so many things to...More

1  Thank Amy M
John R, General Manager at Michigan Heroes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Amy M., Thank you so much for bringing your son to the Michigan Heroes Museum. It is important that we instill the pride of our heritage in the next generation and we take that very seriously here. We are happy that you and your...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

This museum is truly one-of-a-kind! It contains artifacts, pictures, and other memorabilia of Michigan's military and space heroes. The museum is well-organized. The military exhibits are organized by specific wars and then there is a special section for space heroes.

1  Thank NeilMichaels
John R, General Manager at Michigan Heroes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear NeilMichaels, Thank you for helping to spread the word about our museum. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit. Happy Travels!

Reviewed 25 June 2018

The main message is Medal of Honor members from the State of Michigan. Of course there is other stuff to look at but not much, it was a brief stop definitely less than an hourMore

1  Thank Fire6257
John R, General Manager at Michigan Heroes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Fire6257, Thank you for the feedback. We do get excited that our museum houses the largest, publicly displayed, collection of Medals of Honor in the world. It is also true that approximately 1/5th of our museum is dedicated to the stories of Michigan's Medal...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

We found the Military & Space Heroes informative. The displays were high lighted and good representation of Michigan military and the polar bear at the door was a nice touch.

1  Thank Annable55
John R, General Manager at Michigan Heroes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Annable55, Thank you for taking the time to review the Michigan Heroes Museum on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is important to us and important to your fellow sightseers​. Happy Travels!

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Edward S
1 September 2016|
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Response from tenaj6835 | Reviewed this property |
Hours of Operation: 10a – 5p Every day of the week. Please call for Holiday hours. Admission Prices: $7.00 – General $6.00 – Senior $5.00 – College Student $4.00 – Active Military $3.00 – Ages 6-17 Free – Ages 5 and... More
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Response from John R | Property representative |
We accept all sorts of Michigan veteran's stories. We place a priority on the stories of veterans who served in WWII, Korea, or in poor health as we would love for them to see how their service will be Honored, Respected... More
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