St. Ignace, Michigan: Weird Michigan Wax Museum (Gone)

Only in Michigan will you find wax dioramas devoted to local lore such as the Wooden Leg Murderer and the Melon Head Experiments.
I-75 exit 344, onto US Hwy 2 West for a couple of miles, north side of road at the intersection of Martin Lake Rd, just west of the Deer Ranch.
Sept. 2011: Reported closed.

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Wooden Leg Murderer.

Weird Michigan Wax Museum

I dropped in on your delightfully profiled Weird Michigan Wax Museum. The museum contains charmingly thorough dioramas of several low points in Michigan history, including the Wooden Leg Murderer and the Melon Head Experiments. The personal, narrated tour made these oddities seem very real to me. I can't wait to come back with my family!

[Holly Helterhoff, 08/01/2007]
Michigan Gets Weird In Wax

Michigan's upper peninsula (U.P.) has long been known as a haven for oddball behavior. Now a dozen of the best examples of this -- a hearty meat pie pasty of kooks -- are on display in the Weird Michigan Wax Museum, which opens June 11, 2007.... [06/09/2007] Complete News Story

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