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Air Zoo

Air Zoo
Portage, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, 49002
The Air Zoo, founded as the Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, is an aviation museum and indoor amusement park. The Air Zoo holds many historical and rare aircraft. Many of its antique planes are airworthy.

Big Bay Point Light

Big Bay Point Light
Big Bay, Marquette County, Michigan, 49808
Big Bay Point Light is the only operational lighthouse with a bed and breakfast. It is reputed to be haunted, and the novel and movie Anatomy of a Murder were inspired by a murder at the lighthouse.

Fox Theatre

Fox Theatre
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48201
The Fox Theatre is a performing arts center located at 2211 Woodward Avenue in Downtown Detroit. Opened in 1928 as a flagship movie palace in the Fox Theatres chain, the Fox has 5,048 seats. It is the largest surviving movie palace of the 1920s.

Gilmore Car Museum

Gilmore Car Museum
Hickory Corners, Barry County, Michigan, 49060
The Gilmore Car Museum houses one of Michigan's largest collections of classic and vintage automobiles. Over 300 vintage and collector vehicles and motorcycles from all eras are on display in over a dozen vintage buildings located on 90 acres (36 ha).

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Paradise, Chippewa County, Michigan, 49768
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is located at the Whitefish Point Light Station. The museum exhibits artifacts from shipwrecks from the Whitefish Point Underwater Preserve and the bell from the wreck of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald.

Mackinac Island State Park

Mackinac Island State Park
Mackinac Island, Michigan, 49757
Mackinac Island State Park was first established as Mackinac National Park in 1875, which was the second national park established in the United States after Yellowstone National Park. In 1895, it was transferred to state control and was the first state p

Michigan State Capitol

Michigan State Capitol
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, 48933
The Michigan State Capitol is 267 feet (81.3 m) from the ground to the tip of finial/spire above the dome. The building is 420 feet (130 m) and two inches (128 m) long and 273 feet (83 m) and 11 inches (83.4 m) wide.

Nichols Arboretum

Nichols Arboretum
Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, 48104
Nichols Arboretum (123 acres, 49.7 hectares) is operated by the University of Michigan. It is a mosaic of University and City properties operated as one unit. The arboretum is open daily from sunrise to sunset with no charge for admission.

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan, 48124
The Henry Ford (also known as the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, and more formally as the Edison Institute) is a large indoor and outdoor history museum complex, named for its founder, the noted automobile industrialist Henry Ford.

U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame
Ishpeming, Marquette County, Michigan, 49849
The Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame is home to an extensive collection of artifacts and archives relating to the history of skiing. It contains displays on skiers, trophies, clothing and equipment. There is a gift shop, library and theater.

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Top 10 Most Popular Michigan Landmarks

  1. Air Zoo
  2. Big Bay Point Light
  3. The Henry Ford
  4. Michigan State Capitol
  5. Fox Theatre
  6. Mackinac Island State Park
  7. Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
  8. U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame
  9. Gilmore Car Museum
  10. Nichols Arboretum

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