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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
Jun
20 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
Jun
21 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

Friday Night is Family Night at Besser Museum

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday night is Family Night at the Besser Museum!
Jun
22 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
Jun
23 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
Jun
24 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
Jun
25 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
Jun
26 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
Jun
27 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
Jun
28 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

Friday Night is Family Night at Besser Museum

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday night is Family Night at the Besser Museum!
Jun
29 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

40th Annual Log Cabin Day at the Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan

40th Annual Log Cabin Day at the Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan
Jun
30 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
Jul
1 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
Jul
2 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
Jul
3 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
Jul
4 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

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