At this 1770s-era fort and fur trading village, every day is kids' day.
Voted one of Top 10 Tourist Attractions by Family Fun Magazine.
On a southern bluff of Mackinac Island, towering 150 feet above the majestic Straits of Mackinac, is a fort once occupied by 18th-century British Redcoats and 19th-century American soldiers. This is Fort Mackinac, a military compound that holds significant history spanning several centuries. At Fort Mackinac, history is alive and you’re a part of it! Step inside and hear bugle music, rifle fire, and a cannon blast. Dance to a 19th century tune, drill with soldiers, play Victorian children’s games. It’s the 1880s. Imagine it. And then walk inside and live it.
P.O. Box 370
Mackinac Island, MI 49757
Phone: (231) 436-4100
Fax: (906) 847-3815
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