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Maritime Center at Vantage Point

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If you can make it through the parking lot

Getting here was quite a challenge. Our GPS was not happy with either the name or the street... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Tons of history

You want to know about the st Clair river and history of the area, stop in ! They also have donuts... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Michael W
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51 Water St, Port Huron, MI 48060-5478
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Getting here was quite a challenge. Our GPS was not happy with either the name or the street address and we went in circles for a while. (Interestingly, a loudspeaker announcement as we were leaving mentioned that the address had been changed to Port Street.)...More

Thank solomon5
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This was a nice stop in Port Huron. Nice view of the river and you can see Canada across. Learned a little bit. But the building is small and doesn't have too much inside. Definitely a quick stop along the river walk.

Thank Kare423
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Information on freighters, a small café and a few things to look at. View of the water is here with boats and freighters very visible from an air conditioned building. Bathrooms are clean. You can skip this and not miss too much. a fifteen minute...More

Thank KRN817
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

You want to know about the st Clair river and history of the area, stop in ! They also have donuts , sandwiches and snacks. Great place to stop in early, get a coffee, watch the freighters and check out the history.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

At first glance you might be tempted to skip this place. The museum is about a 15 minute visit. The attraction here is the river which is stones throw away from the building. Bring a lawn chair and camp out under the awning and watch...More

1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I was disappointed upon entering the Maritime Center at Vantage Point. Although it displayed maritime items and artifacts, it was more like a café. The A/C was cold that I could not stay in the building very long. The Maritime Center had restrooms that were...More

Thank Lorrie C
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Following our family reunion on Saturday, it was recommended to us to visit the Maritime Center at Vantage Point - a boat tour that was recommended. We arrived shortly after the last tour of the day, which was disappointing as we would not be in...More

1  Thank Kimberly K
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

From reading other reviews I was pretty excited for this attraction. That could be why I was a little disappointed . The men were very helpful with the drone laws for usas we are here to take photos of the freighters. They do have a...More

Thank Bex3975
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Did not actually tour facility as was closed by time of arrival. However the outside grounds along the water was very nice with plenty of seating for picnics, benches facing the water and even an outdoor fireplace for those cool evenings. We came for the...More

Thank BT-Traveller
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Perfect venue to enjoy some delicious coffee and maybe a doughnut or two while watching the freighters go by. There's always a knowledgable volunteer on hand to announce the ships details and history. The display of historical photos and memoribelia really takes you back to...More

Thank CanadianPhoenix5
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Lori-Ann G
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Response from Li F | Reviewed this property |
Yup. Dogs allowed. We've taken ours a few times. They love it! You can let them swim too at the small beaches along the path.