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Huron County Historical Museums

The Huron County Historical Society invites you to take a trip back in time and visit one of the many museums available to the public that portrays Huron County's rich and colorful past.

We would especially like to invite you to attend a Countywide museum event - all museums will be open the last weekend in September: on Saturday, September 29, 2012,  from 11 am - 4 pm and on Sunday, September 30 from 11 am - 4 pm.  Admission fees, if any, are in the information below, along with their regular operating hours.

 

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1 - White Rock School Museum - White Rock
10 miles south of Harbor Beach on M-25, then 1/2 mile west on White Rock Road.  Call 989-864-3817.  Free admission by appointment.  Built in 1909, closed in 1968 and is maintained to original decor with authentic maps and other period relics.
2 - Ten Cent Horse Barn Museum - Ubly. Located on Longuski Lane off M-19 at south village limit, northwest of Ubly Dragway. Call 989-553-4892.  Open Sundays Memorial Day through Labor Day, 1-4 pm.  Free admission. 3 - Frank Murphy Museum -
Harbor Beach 142 S. Huron Ave.  989-428-3418  Open Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend, 10 am - 4 pm, closed on Mondays.  -Will not be open during Museum Weekend-
4 - Harbor Beach Lighthouse - Harbor Beach.  -No Longer Available-
5 - Harbor Beach Woman's Club - Harbor Beach.  (Member Organization)  Formed in 1885 and County Federated in 1919, this community service organization is responsible for a large portion of history preservation in the local area.  6 - Grice House Museum - Harbor Beach.  864 N. Lakeshore Rd.  989-428-4327.  Open Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend, 1-5 pm, closed Mondays.  Call for private tours.  Admission:  Adults $2.  The Grice family built this original home in the 1800's.  7 - Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse Museum - Port Hope. 7320 Lighthouse Rd., inside Lighthouse County Park.  989-428-4749 or 989-428-3035.  Memorial Day through the end of September, Saturday and Sunday 10 am - 8 pm.  Free admission, donations accepted.  Tours of museum and keepers quarters include a number of shipwreck artifacts and lighthouse history.  8 - Huron City Museums - Huron City
7995 Pioneer Drive  989-428-4123  www.huroncitymuseums.org Open July and August, Fridays and Saturday 10 am - 4 pm.  For Museum Weekend, call 313-331-7371 for private tours.  Admission fees apply.
9 Pioneer Log Village - Bad Axe
210 S. Hanselman St.  989-550-2733   Open Sundays in the summer from 2 - 4 pm, Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Free admission.  Largest collection of authentically restored pioneer log buildings in Michigan.
 10 - The Allen House Museum - Bad Axe  303 N. Port Crescent Ave.  989-550-2733.  Original 1902 Dutch colonial home of Wallace E. Allen, the town's longest serving mayor.  11 - The History Center - Port Austin
1424 Pointe aux Barques Rd.   989-550-5532   Currently under construction, but will be open in 2012.  Call for donations and up-to-date information.
12Maccabee Hall Museum - Caseville  6733 Prospect Street  989-856-9090  Open Wednesday through Saturday 11:30 am - 4:30 pm.  Open year round.  Caseville historical museum located in the old Maccabee Hall, built in the 1890's.
 13 - Log Cabin Museum - Elkton
Located in Ackerman Memorial Park.  989-375-2598  Open last Sunday in June from 1- 5 pm and Labor Day weekend Friday 4-9 pm, Saturday 1-9 pm, and Sunday 1-5 pm.  Free admission.  Collection of local area antiques and memorabilia.
14 Pigeon Depot Museum - Pigeon
59 S. Main Street  989-453-3242 or 989-453-2214.  Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend - Monday through Friday 10 am - 3 pm, Saturday 10 am - noon.  Free admission - donations accepted.
15 Bay Port Museum - Bay Port
Spruce Street  989-656-7141.  A portion of the old Bay Port School is in the process of being converted to a museum.   -Will not be open during Museum Weekend-
 16 - Luckhard Museum - Indian Mission
Sebewaing.  590 E. Bay Street. 

Call 989-883-2539 for more information (private museum)

 17 - Charles W. Liken House - Sebewaing
325 N. Center Street  989-883-2391 or 989-883-2341.  Open the first Saturday and Sunday of each month, June -September from 1 - 3 pm.  Other dates are available by appointment.  Special activities held in June during the Sugar Festival and in November for the Christmas Open House, along with other seasonal and annual events.
18 -   The Old Sebewaing Township Hall - Sebewaing.  29 S. Center Street  (same contact & information as Liken House)    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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