Mackinac Island, Michigan: The Haunted Theater

Museum of monsters and mythical creatures, from the Manitou to the winged Ocryx, housed in 1885 theater.

Address:
7400 Main St, Mackinac Island, MI
Directions:
On the island near the pier, between Astor St. and Hoban St.
Hours:
May-Oct daily 11-8. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
231-818-0527
Admission:
$7 per person.
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The Haunted Theater.

The Haunted Theater

The Haunted Theater stands out in downtown Mackinac Island. It is meant to look like an old haunted mansion, with a big Gothic chandelier hanging out front. The Haunted Theater is actually more of a museum than a theater, housing the rare and the ugly of the Mackinac Straits. The museum is filled with creepy, colorful, people-sized statues of creatures once thought to roam the island. The freaky looking things were all created by the owner/tour guide, who tells the funniest stories about them (one was meant to look like Dolly Parton). This is not a scary attraction -- you can totally bring little kids.

There's also a small fiberglass man outside the museum. He doesn't really fit into the museum, so the owner put him outside.

[Ben Perdue, 10/08/2015]

July 2021: Photo added.


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