Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan

491 Johnson St. 

Alpena, MI 49707



​​Tel: 989-356-2202



Contact The Besser Museum

Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.






491 Johnson St.

Alpena, MI 49707

Frequently Asked Questions

Museum Hours & Admission Prices

Monday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm

Sundays, 12pm to 4pm


Adults - $5.00

Children (5-18) - $3.00
Seniors (60+) - $3.00
Alpena Community College Students (with id) - Free
Museum Members, Veterans & Active Military - Free

Planetarium Hours & Admission Prices 

For the current show schedule, click HERE


How long does it take to go through the museum?

On average, it takes about an hour.  It also depends on the type of patron you are.  If you enjoy reading the signs and literature, you may want to allow a couple hours.






Our mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit authentic articles and artifacts of art, history, and science to 

inspire curiosity, foster community pride, and cultivate personal legacy.

Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan

Monday - Saturday  -  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday  - 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.



491 Johnson Street

Alpena, MI 49707

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