2013 Exhibit ScheduleBy using our Alpena road trip site , you can arrange your visit to Besser Museum and other attractions in Alpena.
August 17-October 19, 2013
Art of Ann Gildner
2012 Besser Museum Juried Art Winner
2013 Juried Art Exhibition
featuring artists from all over Northern Michigan
August 19-October 19
"I've Lost My Marbles"
digital photography exhibit by Gail Stelick
November 9-January 2, 2013
Season of Light Exhibition
Sky Theater Planetarium Show
Every Saturday at 2pm
Saturday, February 16, 2013
“Fishing for Fun” 3pm-6pm
Activities, Exhibits, and Demonstrations focusing on fishing
$5.00 for Adults $3.00 Children and Seniors
Museum members FREE
Saturday, March 23, 2013
National Agricultural Free Family Fun Day
“Feeding Families from
Generation to Generation”
Family Activities, Exhibits and Demonstrations
Paleo-Joe Dinosaur Bone Cleaning
Friday, May 3, 2013: 10am-4pm
Saturday, June 22, 2013: 10am-4pm
Saturday, July 20, 2013: 10am-4pm
$5.00 for Adults, $3.00 for Children and Seniors
MUSEUM MEMBERS FREE
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Day With Paleo-Joe.
This includes a guided tour of various fossil sites in Alpena, including Burkholder, Rockport and Lafarge quarries. Price to be determined.
June 29, 2013
Log Cabin Day 12pm-4pm
October 5, 2013
Fall Harvest/Fossil Fest Day 12pm-4pm
November 9, 2012
Season of Light Opening Reception 6pm-9pm
Besser Museum Reviews
Home of Alpena's cultural past and present. Exhibits from first Native American settlers, early fishing, logging, sawmills, world's largest cement company and garment factory. Herman Besser made the f... more »
We learned so much about the history of that area, including the fact that it was inhabited 10,000 years ago. more »
There are so many exhibits at this museum. The local artist gallery is in constant rotation, and beautifully showcases a wide selection of artists. There is a wildlife exhibit downstairs that is well kept. The exhibits and individual displays are well labeled and include a wealth of interesting information. There is a fossil hunting site outside in the back. Fun for all ages. Several hiking paths as well as paved walkways showcase historic structures. Could easily spend the afternoon taking it all in. The staff is friendly and well informed.
This is an amazing little museum of local heritage and has some cool old cars and a nice display of local animals. Wonderful exhibition in summer with old school house and home in back from 1800s.
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