Soldier’s Barracks- Redcoats on the frontier: British Soldiers at Michilimackinac 1761-1781

Located in the Soldiers Barracks 

Inside the Soldiers’ Barracks, experience military life for the British garrison of Michilimackinac. Learn about the daily duties of the average soldier, and see the cramped quarters in which the men ate, slept, and spent much of their free time.

In an interactive discovery room, visitors are invited to play popular soldiers’ games, try on a British soldier’s uniform, and even experience the strict punishments of the British Army in the “black hole!”