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Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan

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Address
491 Johnson St
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone
(989) 356-2202
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Description
Northeast Michigan’s Center for Art, History, and Science.

ART: The Museum has an extensive collection of art that cannot be found any where else in Northeast Michigan, with works of art from Michigan artists such as Tom Moran to world renowned artists like Cezanne, Renoir, Dali, Picasso and Chihuly.

HISTORY: Dig for Devonian fossils in the Lafarge Fossil Park and keep all the fossils you find. Stroll through the Museum’s replica of an 1890’s Avenue of Shops. Explore the lumbering and farming history of Northeast Michigan. Visit the Peoples of Lakes and Forest Gallery, which houses a variety of Prehistoric and Native American artifacts unique to this region. Take time to explore the historic buildings on the Museum’s campus.

Science: See the Foucault Pendulum which gives visual proof the the Earth is rotating while demonstrating Newton’s Law of Motion. The only Planetarium in Northeast Michigan, the Besser Museum Sky Theater, is open every Saturday at 2 p.m. Visit and Shop the Museum Gift Store.

HOURS: Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ADMISSION: Adults $5.00, Senior & Child $3.00.
Events
Sep
16 Mon

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
17 Tue

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
18 Wed

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
19 Thu

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
20 Fri

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
21 Sat

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
22 Sun

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
23 Mon

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
24 Tue

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
25 Wed

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
26 Thu

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
27 Fri

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
28 Sat

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
29 Sun

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Sep
30 Mon

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

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