History Comes Alive at Historic White Pine Village

Limited hours in 2020

Discover small town Michigan life in the late 1800s and early 1900s at Historic White Pine Village. Set upon 13 beautiful acres overlooking Lake Michigan, you can visit more than 30 museums that depict Mason County's history.

The Village is operating under reduced hours in 2020 due to health and safety concerns relating to the Covid-19 virus. The Village is open now on Saturdays and will be open from July-October on Fridays and Saturdays from 10am-5pm, and to Historical Society members only on Thursdays from 1pm-7pm. All special events have been canceled.

Historic White Pine Village opened in 1976 with only 11 buildings, one of which was the first Mason County Courthouse, built in 1 849. Many of the buildings are original and were moved to the village. There's something for everyone, as the exhibits encompass many areas of interest, such as maritime, lumbering, government, farm life, early education, business, health and more. Volunteer gardeners lovingly tend the landscape so visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Enjoy a snack or cone at the Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor in the Town Hall, where the ice cream is locally made. The quaint Gift Shop offers shirts, books, locally made jam and maple syrup products, old-fashioned wooden toys, Historic White Pine Village memorabilia and CDs by local artists such as the Scottville Clown Band. Be sure to see the Hamlin Lake Cottage, which was taken down log by log from its original location at Indian Pete Bayou at Hamlin Lake and reassembled at Historic White Pine Village.

Admission is $12.00 for adults, $11.00 for seniors, $9.00 for children 4-13 years, 3 and under free. Admission to several special events is slightly higher.

Dates of operation are May 2- October 17, 2020 Located two miles south, then one and one-half miles west of Ludington.

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Historic White Pine Village
1687 S. Lakeshore Dr.
Ludington, MI 49431
(231) 843-4808


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