Museums and History

Museums & History

Our German roots run deep — and you’ll witness it all when you explore our museums and historic sites.

Frankenmuth didn’t just up-and-decide to be a Bavarian-themed town. In fact, it’s not a theme at all. Our German heritage stretches back to our earliest settlers, and seeps into every authentic experience you’ll have here.

Pore over a curated collection of artifacts inside the Frankenmuth Historical Museum, or track down historical markers throughout town that share the stories of our past.

Tour Frankenmuth’s founding church, St. Lorenz, and a replica of the original log cabin built by our German settlers. Or, wander the Michigan Heroes Museum — the only of its kind, dedicated solely to the wartime experiences of men and women from Michigan — and see the nation’s largest Medal of Honor collection on display.