Welcome to the Benzie Area Historical Society & Museum


Spring Hours

Thursday and Saturday 11:00am to 4:00pm

Available for research outside open hours by appointment, please call 231-882-5539


Upcoming Exhibits

Celebrating our 50th Anniversary
Enjoy our exhibit featuring photographs and artifacts from our 50 years of operation

Agriculture, Logging, Victorian Parlor and Kitchen Exhibits
We've been refurbishing these exhibits on the lower level of the museum this winter. Come in and check out the new look!

We've Landed on the Moon

Historic Images from 1969
Artwork based upon happenings in 1969 by Benzie Central Students

The above exhibits are in development and, although you can see the changes every week, the exhibits will officially open at our 50th Anniversary Founders' Ceremony and reception on Saturday, May 25, 2019.


Upcoming Event!
Manistee and Northeastern Old Railroad Grade & Depot Tour

Saturday April 27 9AM - 3 PM

Reservations are required for this tour - to make reservations, either contact the Museum at 231-882-5539 or use the Buy Now button below to buy tickets using a credit card or a PayPal account. No paper tickets will be issued, the PayPal receipt is your ticket. Please bring a copy of your receipt the day of the tour.

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