Mackinaw City, Michigan: Wacky Taxidermy and Miniatures Museum

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Address:
272 S. Huron Ave., Mackinaw City, MI
Directions:
On the west side of S. Huron Ave., in the Mackinaw Crossings outdoor mall, just north of Mackinaw Crossings Drive.
Hours:
May-Oct. daily 12-6 (W 12-3) (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
231-427-7041
Admission:
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.

Roadsideamerica.com 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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Deadman's Hill Scenic Overlook, Mancelona, MI - 52 mi.

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