Curwood Castle, located in Curwood Castle Park,stands on the banks of the Shiawassee River. It served as the writing studio of James Oliver Curwood, one of America's foremost authors of adventure novels and an early advocate of environmental conservation. Set in Owosso, among one of the richest collections of historic homes and buildings in the Midwest, this replica of a Norman chateau was completed in 1923. The beautiful castle was used by Curwood until his death in 1927. It is now a museum and open to the public Tuesday-Sunday, 1-5pm. The castle is closed for the month of January. Admission is $5.00 per adult, 8 - 18 years old is $2.00 and under 8 years old is $1.00 per child.