Plan Your Visit

Museum Hours & Admission Prices

Monday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm

Sundays, 12pm to 4pm

 

Adults - $5.00

Children (6-18) - $3.00

(Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult)
Seniors (60+) - $3.00

Children under 5 - Free
Alpena Community College Students (with id) - Free
Museum Members, Veterans & Active Military - Free

Digital Planetarium Hours & Admission Prices

Adults - $5.00

Children 10 and under - $3.00

Museum Members - $3.00

Alpena Community College students - $3.00

For the current show schedule, click HERE

Your Visit to the Fossil Park 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.

Besser Museum Holiday Schedule

We will be CLOSED on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Eve

  • New Year's Day

  • Good Friday

  • Easter Sunday

  • Memorial Day

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Christmas Eve

  • Christmas Day

  • Day After Christmas

Directions

Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is located at 491 Johnson Street, Alpena, Michigan. (Click for Directions using Google Maps)

 

Coming from the South follow US 23 through town. You will pass MidMichigan Medical Center on the right (East) as you come to the intersection of Johnson Street. Turn right (East). Besser Museum is on the left (North) about 1/4 mile from the intersection.

 

Coming from the West on M-32 follow it into town to the junction of US 23 (Chisholm Street). Turn left (North). Follow US 23 through town. You will pass MidMichigan Medical Center on the right (East) as you come to the intersection of Johnson Street. Turn right (East). Besser Museum is on the left (North) about 1/4 mile from the intersection.

 

HOURS: Monday - Saturday, 10am to 5pm

Sundays, 12pm to 4pm

 

Rental Policy

Please Call 989-356-2202 for details and information.

 

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Are you a teacher?

Contact Amanda Kucharek at 989-340-6540, or by email at education@bessermuseum.org, for more information on scheduling your school or group tour.