Whether you want to explore the history of our region’s first peoples in Peshawbestown; learn about the process of European settlement; or appreciate fine art, there’s a museum in Leelanau County that will leave you feeling stimulated and enriched. Please note that many of these museums are open seasonally and some change their hours regularly. Please call or visit the museum website before planning a visit. Here is a list you can start with:

Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, 231.995.1055

Empire Area Museum Center, Empire 231.326.5519

Eyaawing Museum and Cultural Center, Peshawbestown

Great Lakes Children’s Museum, Traverse City 231.932.4526

Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum 231.938.9300

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