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Mackinaw City, Michigan: Wacky Taxidermy and Miniatures Museum Team Field Report

272 S. Huron Ave., Mackinaw City, MI
On the west side of S. Huron Ave., in the Mackinaw Crossings outdoor mall, just north of Mackinaw Crossings Drive.
May-Oct. daily 12-6 (W 12-3) (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $5.
RA Rates:
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Wacky Taxidermy and Miniatures Museum.

Wacky Taxidermy and Miniatures Museum

Weird (but cute) taxidermy includes astronaut mice, a guinea pig Bigfoot, Doctor Frankensquirrel, and hundreds more. Artists Brandon and Julie Howey have dragged this dusty art-form into the 21st century, and possibly beyond. Report... [07/11/2021]

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Wacky Taxidermy.

The Wacky Taxidermy and Miniatures Museum

It's a whimsical museum full of unique taxidermy creatures. There are miniature dioramas full of amazing little scenes: a record store, a pet shop, an ice cream shop... and all the citizens of the town are mice wearing clothes! There are lots of other cool taxidermy creations, like the One-Eyed One-Horned Flying Purple People Eater, the fur-bearing trout, and the famous Fiji Mermaid!

Everything is created humanely by the owner and his wife, who are great people. Very unique and lots of fun!

[Tennille Wilton, 06/23/2021]

Wacky taxidermy.

Wacky Taxidermy and Miniatures Museum

It's a wacky walk-through museum of miniatures and odd and interesting taxidermy. Fun for all ages, and you might learn something as well.

[Brandon Howey, 07/06/2020]

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