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Call of the Wild Museum

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Address: 850 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1747
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A must to take the children and adults to. So very interesting & educational..very nice gift shop, plus outside you can ride the go-carts and play mini golf ( I could not get out... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan N
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Onaway
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Onaway
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must to take the children and adults to. So very interesting & educational..very nice gift shop, plus outside you can ride the go-carts and play mini golf ( I could not get out of go-cart to low but 1st time and what fun) lol

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Thank Susan N
Port Huron, Michigan
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64 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a family owned place with a large shopping area for gifts and FUDGE. I would recommend that you look at all the animals and take your time. Kids will love this place under 10 will think its cool. not a lot of frills , but a must see if you are in the area.

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Jackson, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is always a fun place to stop. My kids have always loved it & loved seeing the animals! It does get pricy for a family but if you have young kids or kids who like to take their time, it's worth it!

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Thank mefullerton
Gaylord, Michigan
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very nice to bring family and friends when they come to visit - it's not a National Monument, but it's a good introduction to where our city started...trapping for survival

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Gaylord, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Staff is very friendly and helpful. Great selection of gifts for any occasion . My grandkids love the seeing the animals in the museum.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Nice museum and shopping here. Stopped here while raining one day and glad we did. It's definitely worth the stop.

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Garden City, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Sun shining, elk relaxing on other side of fence. See amazing animals right in the city! Easy to find, clean area.

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Thank Willbey1
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a super cute place to take your children or to spend a fun afternoon learning new facts and information about Michigan wildlife. The gift shop is super cute too!

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Thank Elizabeth D
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I know...a tourist trap you are thinking, but it was actually pretty fun! Much bigger than expected, lots of Michigan animals to see and learn about, a pretty extensive gift shop, and lots of good fudge. It's one of those things worth preserving through the years.

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Thank isit5yet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This was so much fun to do with my 3 yr old grandson. The owners /staff are so incredibly friendly. The exhibits were great! And the gift shop was huge and nice . They had a fudge bar too that was great! Not slit going on in Gaylord but the should be at the very top of families list.

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