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Benzie Area Historical Museum

Summer Hours:
Tuesday through Saturday 11:00am - 5:00pm
Other times by appointment, please call 231-882-5539

The museum is located at 6941 Traverse Ave, one block west of US 31 in Benzonia.  Traverse Ave. continues about 4 blocks west before becoming River Road, which continues on to M 22 between Frankfort and Elberta. 

The Drake School 

July and August
Saturday - Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Available at other times by appointment

The school is located in northern Benzie County on the corner of Fowler Road (County Highway 610) and Valley Road (County Highway 677). 



Benzonia Academy Lectures
See Events page for details.

Afternoon Tea in Victorian Room
Enjoy afternoon tea with friends in the Museumʼs Victorian Room. By reservation June through October.

Bicycle and Walking History Tours
Fridays in July and August. See Events page for details.