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Mackinac Island Attractions

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Mackinac State Historic Parks Resources:

Explore at Home

Explore at Home

Take a virtual tour of our historic sites with demonstrations, online galleries, vast educational resources, and more!

Virtual Classroom Visits

Virtual Education Outreach

There are many ways for Mackinac State Historic Parks to impact your students in the classroom. Learn about six virtual programs available, including the award-winning "Historic Mackinac on Tour."


Guns Across the Straits

What better way to wind down your day in the Straits of Mackinac than by firing off Michilimackinac’s weapons?

Upcoming Events

G. Mennen Williams Mackinac Celebration

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

Mackinac Associates' annual G. Mennen Williams Celebration brings together lovers of Mackinac to recognize the outstanding support and efforts of Mackinac State Historic Parks' friends group. The event will take... Read more »

Mackinac – Our Famous Island

Center for the Arts Mackinac Island

The Mackinac Arts Council presents Mackinac - Our Famous Island in the Center for the Arts at Mission Point every Sunday May 2 - October 24. Admission is free. #thisismackinac... Read more »

Featured Blogs

Mackinac Indian Agency

Modern visitors to Mackinac Island still have a chance to see numerous reminders of the community’s heyday as a center of the Great Lakes fur trade.

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Michilimackinac Archaeology 2021 Has Begun

The 63rd archaeological field season at Michilimackinac got underway June 1. This will be the 14th season at the current project, the excavation of House E of the Southeast Rowhouse.

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Memorial Day at Fort Mackinac

It’s a crisp morning in late May. Members of the 23rd Regiment at Fort Mackinac assemble on the parade ground in their dress uniforms and begin the slow, somber march out of the North Sally Port at Fort Mackinac and head toward the Post Cemetery.

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