Happy to be Hands-on!!

We have a variety of hands-on stations here at the Besser Museum! Come and check out our Micro-world microscope, Infinity Mirror, Leaf Hunt Challenge, Lafarge Fossil Park, Native American Scavenger Hunt, Avenue of Shops Eye Spy, Kid's Corner, and more!


Printable Besser Museum Activity Sheets

All of these sheets are available at the Besser Museum Information Kiosk.


Alpena Flyer Activity


Art Activity


Avenue of Shops Activity


Fish Activity


Fossil Activity


Foucault Pendulum Activity


Historic Village Activity


Lumber Industry Activity


Michigan Wildlife Activity


Native American Gallery Activity


Planetarium Activity

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. - 4:00 p.m.

Sunday  - 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.



491 Johnson Street

Alpena, MI 49707