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Michigan
Lansing
Museum of Surveying
220 South Museum Drive
Lansing MI  48933
Phone 
517 484-6605
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Web Site  www.surveyhistory.org/
E-mail  mailto:ejschill@gte.net
Alt Web  http://users.netonecom.net/~rburtch/museum/
Description  only US museum solely for surveying - instruments, literature, artifacts
Industry /Profession  Surveying
Collection N-Z  Surveying
Research /Reading  Archives

Oldsmobile/GM Heritage Center
920 Townsend Street
Lansing MI   48921
Phone 
517 482-6537
Web Site  http://www.oldsmobileheritage.com/
Description  primarily a research resource -- includes online history of the car company
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Research /Reading  Library

Oldsmobile/GM Heritage Center
414 East Michigan Avenue
Lansing MI   48933
Phone
517 482-0717
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive

R E Olds Transportation Museum
240 Museum Drive
Lansing MI   48933
Phone 
517 372-0529
Web Site  BROKEN www.reolds.com
E-mail  mailto:reolds@voyager.net
Alt Web  http://www.inil.com/users/dlbrown/ofsai.htm -AI%20RE%20Olds%20Transportation%20Museum
Description 40 cars & trucks, including one of the original 4 1897 Olds models
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive

 

  Michigan
Manistee
S S City of Milwaukee
51 Ninth Street
Manisteee MI  49660
Phone 
231 398-0328
Web Site  www.carferry.com/
E-mail  mailto:info@carferry.com
Description  last remaining Great Lakes train/passenger ferry -- overnight stays aboard ship available
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Ship
Owner/Operator:  Society for the Preservation of the SS City of Milwaukee
 

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  MI
 
Marquette
 
Bishop Baraga Association-Archives
 
347 Rock Street
 
PO Box 550
 
Marquette      MI  49855    
 
Phone   906 227-9117
 
Web Site  http://www.dioceseofmarquette.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:edelene@dioceseofmarquette.org
 
Description  mostly documentary collection of first bishop in the area
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Religion
 
Group Identity   Catholic
 
New or Updated:  12/10/2003

Marquette Maritime Museum
200 Lakeshore Drive
Marquette MI  49855
Phone
906 226-2006
Web Site  www.uproc.lib.mi.us/maritime/maritime.htm
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime

 
    Michigan

  Marshall

  American Museum of Magic

  105 E Michigan Ave

  Marshall  MI   49068    

  Phone  269 781-7570

  Web Site http://www.americanmuseumofmagic.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@americanmuseumofmagic.org

  Alt Web http://www.mymagic.com/magichistory/resources.htm

  Description  300,000 items - showbills, books, magazines, photos, magic apparatus

                    - by appointment only

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Collection G-M   Magic

  Collection N-Z   Posters

  New or Updated:  4/6/2007

Marshall Postal Museum
Address
Marshall MI
Phone 
616 781-2859
Web Site  http://www.marshallmi.org/tours/virtual/postal.html
Description  located in basement of 1932 post office - by appointment
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Owner/Operator:  Marshall Historical Society

Wolverine Fire Company Museum
Address
Marshall MI
Phone 
616 968-2998
Web Site  http://www.marshallmi.org/tours/virtual/magic.html
Description  recreated firehouse, with hand drawn and early mechanized equipment, alarm system, and other memorabilia -- by appointment
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Firefighting
 
Michigan
Muskegon
USS Silversides and Maritime Museum
Address
Muskegon MI
Phone
Web Site 
www.silversides.org
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Ship

  MI
 
Portage
 
Air Zoo
 
3101 East Milham Rd
 
Portage             MI  49002  
 
Phone   269 382-6555
 
Web Site  http://www.airzoo.org/
 
Description  60 aircraft, daily flights in summer, Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame &                     Guadalcanal Memorial Museum
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Aviation
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
Industry /Profession Air Force
 
Owner/Operator:  Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum
 
New or Updated:    12/28/2003

  MI
 
Presque Isle
 
Old Presque Isle Light House
  
4500 E Grand Lake Road
 
Presque Isle  MI  49777    
 
Phone  989 595-9917
 
Web Site  http://www.terrypepper.com/lights/huron/oldpresqisl/oldpresqisl.htm
 
Description  built as a replacement for a prior light, tower open to climb
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Building Type  Lighthouse
 
Era      1871
 
New or Updated:  09/06/2003

  MI
 
Saline
 
Bixby Marionette Exhibit
 
141 E Michigan Ave
 
PO Box 198
 
Saline                    MI  48176    
 
Phone   734 429-4494
 
Web Site  http://www.salinechamber.com/bixby_puppets.htm
 
Description  created by Meredith Bixby who performed nationwide from the 1930's - 60's
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Collection N-Z  Puppets
 
New or Updated:    1/3/2004

Michigan
Sault Ste Marie
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
111 Ashmun Street
Sault Ste Marie MI  49783
Phone 
906 635-1742
Web Site  www.shipwreckmuseum.org
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime

Michigan
Sebewaing
Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum
203 S Center
Sebewaing MI
Phone 989 883-3225
Web Site http://www.gllmm.org/main.htm
E-mail mailto:lore@avci.net
Description focus on the men and women in the maritime industries
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Last changed: 03/10/2003

Michigan
South Haven
Michigan Maritime Museum
260 Kyckman Avenue
South Haven MI  49090
Phone 
616 637-8078
Web Site  http://michiganmaritimemuseum.org/
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime

Michigan
Ypsilanti
Yankee Air Museum
2041 A Street Willow Run Airport
MAIL PO Box 590 Belleville MI 48112
Ypsilanti MI 48111
Phone 734 483-4030
Web Site http://www.yankeeairmuseum.org/
Description B-52 and other WW II and later aircraft on display, restoration viewing, some flyable, indoor displays of WW I through Vietnam & Women in aviation
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Industry /Profession Air Force
New or Updated: 06/24/2003

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  Minnesota

  Austin

  SPAM Museum

  1101 North Main Street

  Austin  MN     55912    

  Phone  507 437-5100

  Web Site http://media.hormel.com/templates/knowledge/knowledge.asp?id=9&cat

               itemid=16

  Toll Free 800 588-7726

  Alt Web  http://www.austincvb.com/

  Description  the story of the canned lunch meat that rose to prominence in WWII

  Type of Resource Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Food

  New or Updated:  7/7/2007

Minnesota
Brooten
Roaring 20's Auto Museum
Highway 55
Brooten MN 56316
Phone
Web Site
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Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Automotive
New or Updated: 05/14/2003

Minnesota
Chisholm
Minnesota Museum of Mining
900 West Lake Street
Chisholm MN
Phone 218 254-5543
Alt Phone 218 254-7158
Web Site http://www.chisholmmnchamber.com/mn_museum_of_mining.htm
Alt Web http://www.fnbchisholm.com/mining/Default.htm
Description located in 1933 stone castle built by WPA, features mining machinery including steam shovel, model railroad diorama
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Mining
New or Updated: 05/03/2003

 
  Minnesota
Duluth
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
902 East 1st Street
Duluth MN
Phone 
218 728-0630
Web Site  http://www.rain.org/~karpeles/dulfrm.html
E-mail  mailto:kmuseumsb@aol.com
Description  branch of private manuscript library with periodic exhibits, located in former Christian Science Church
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Building Type  Church
Research /Reading  Library
Era  1912

SS William A Irvin
301 Harbor Drive
Duluth MN  55802
Phone 
218 727-0022
Web Site  http://www.williamairvin.com/
E-mail  http://www.decc.org/
Alt Web  www.visitduluth.com
Description  flagship ore carrier of US Steel's Great Lakes Fleet, with Lake Superior tug boat adjacent
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Ship

 
  Minnesota
Eveleth
US Hockey Hall of Fame
801 Hat Trick Avenue
PO Box 657
Eveleth MN  55734
Phone 
218 744-5167
Web Site  http://www.ushockeyhall.com/
Toll Free  800 443-7825
Description  107 inductees, professional, Olympic & amateur
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  MN
 
Faribault
 
Air Museum of Minnesota
 
c/o George Haley
 
1509 SW 6th St
 
Faribault MN   55021    
 
Phone   507 332-7353
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  all we've got is a phone number
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Aviation
 
New or Updated:   8/13/2004

  MN
  Grand Rapids
  Judy Garland  Museum
 
PO Box 724
  Grand Rapids  MN      55744   
 
Phone  218 327-9276
  Web Site  http://www.judygarlandmuseum.com/index.html
  Toll Free  800 664-5839
  E-mail  mailto:jgarland@uslink.net
  Description  birthplace of actress and singer, memorabilia of her career
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Industry /Profession  Movies
  Collection N-Z  Photography
  New or Updated:  08/01/2003

Minnesota
Harmony
Harmony Toy Museum
Address
Harmony MN
Phone
Web Site 
www.harmony.mn.us/pic4.html
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Collection N-Z  Toys

Minnesota
Mabel
Steam Engine Museum
Mabel Business Association
PO Box 56
Mabel MN  55954
Phone 
507 493-5350
Web Site  http://www.bluffcountry.com/mabel.htm
Alt Web  http://www.exploreminnesota.com/index.asp?section=DISPLAY&intcat=8&oldid=681
Description  year 'round steam engine displays, festival in September
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Collection A-F  Engines
 

  MN

  Minneapolis

  Daniels Fire Hall & Museum

  664 22nd Ave NE

  Minneapolis  MN   55418    

  Phone   612 623-3817

  Web Site  http://www.firehallmuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:firefigh@firehallmuseum.org

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Firefighting

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated: 9/24/2004

Minnesota
Minneapolis
Museum of Questionable Medical Devices
201 Main Street SE
Minneapolis MN  55414
Phone 
612 379-4046
Web Site  www.mtn.org/quack
E-mail  mailto:quck@mth.org
Description  odd treatments and equipment for curing almost anything
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Medical

Minnesota
Rogers
Ellingson Car Museum
20950 Rogers Drive
Rogers MN  55374
Phone 
763 428-7337
Web Site  www.ellingsoncar.com/
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive

  MN
 
St Paul
 
Goldstein Museum of Design
 
1985 Buford Avenue
 
244 McNeal Hall, U Minnesota
 
St Paul    MN  55108    
 
Phone    612 624-7434
 
Web Site   http://goldstein.che.umn.edu/information.html
 
E-mail     mailto:mlarson@che.umn.edu
 
Description   decorative arts, graphic design as well as costume and textiles
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus   Arts
 
Industry /Profession     Textiles
 
Collection A-F      Costume
 
Research /Reading     Library
 
New or Updated:       11/24/2003

Minnesota
St Paul
Minnesota Aviation History and Education Center
PO Box 7884
St Paul MN 55107
Phone
Web Site http://www1.minn.net/~farls/museum.html
E-mail mailto:farls@minn.net
Description museum looking for a home, web site has photos of aircraft & other already collected items
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Last changed: 02/25/2003

Minnesota
St Louis Park
Pavek Museum of Broadcasting
3515 Raleigh Avenue
St Louis Park  MN  55416
Phone 
612 926-8198
Web Site  www.pavekmuseum.org/
Description  radio, television and broadcast equipment, 192 rotary spark-gap transmitter, crystal radio, vacuum tubes, radio literature
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Technology
Industry /Profession  Telecommunications

Minnesota
Two Harbors
3M/Dwan Museum (Sandpaper Museum)
2nd Avenue & Waterfront Dr
Two Harbors MN
Phone 
218 834-4898
Web Site
Description 
3M Corporation birthplace (Scotch tape, post-it notes)
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial

  Minnesota

  Wykoff

  Ed's Museum

  100 S Gold St

  Wykoff     MN

  Phone  507 352-4205

  Web Site http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attract/MNWYKed.html

  Alt Web http://www.dwave.net/~schnabl/wykoffMN.htm - attractions

  Description  50 year accumulation of a man who kept everything, now maintained

                    as a museum

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  New or Updated:    8/3/2007

 
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