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Just imagine ice harvesting was one of the ten largest industries in the U.S. at one time. The Knowlton's Ice Museum of North America has one of the largest collections anywhere of ice tools and implements from the 1800's to the early 1900's. From...more
317 Grand River Ave, 2 blocks southeast of McMorran Place in downtown Port Huron, Port Huron, MI 48060-3814
What a great experience. You really do step back in time in this extensive collection of rare artifacts. To now understand that ice harvesting was such a large industry in the United States. My family lives in Florida and we were vacationing with my son...More
Stopped by the ice museum while visiting family in Port Huron and we were so pleasantly surprised! Museum is full of an interesting account of the dairy / ice industry and was engaging for the whole family. The three women running the museum were so...More
Port Huron was the forefront of the logging and ice business in the early 1900s at Knowlton ice museum you'll be able to see how people use to harvest ice to you for residential and commercial shipping through the United States. In display you'll see...More
The best part was the video on the collector and the history of ice. I especially this place as it showed the realities of the childhood scenes of Kristoff in the Disney movie Frozen.
The museum has artistic arrangements of a wide variety of saws,...More
What a sweet little museum on the history of ice cutting and supply around the world. Mr Knowlton did a great service to society to collect all these implements and record all the details of this industry that has just vanished. Definitely worth a visit...More
This is a real find, if you are interested in how the business of Ice started. The tools, that were use to actually get the Ice from the lakes. This museum has a bit of everything! Ice Boxes, Ice Trucks, Milk Trucks, License Plates from...More
Yes, it's an ice museum......No, it's not an amusement park but it was still really cool to see all the stuff. And we learned some too. My daughter wants to go back. Great people volunteer in there too.