History and Culture

Soak in some culture while visiting the Charlevoix area. Whether you're interested in learning more about the mushroom houses, Castle Farms, or exploring Ernest Hemingway's old stomping grounds, there's something for everyone. Within walking distance of downtown Charlevoix, the Charlevoix Cultural Corridor is comprised of arts, architecture, and educational attractions. Check out the local art scene, take a class, walk through history, or read a book. Whether visiting with a group, planning a family outing, or escaping with friends, there's plenty to see and do. 

Raven Hill Discovery Center

  • 4737 Fuller Rd., East Jordan
  • 231-536-3369
Map Family friendly fun discovering science, art and nature.
 

Ernest Hemingway

  • 109 Mason, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-2101
Famous American author, Ernest Hemingway, spent his summers in Horton Bay.

Museum at Harsha House

  • 103 State St., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-0373
Map Museum featuring 3 period rooms, 10,000 Charlevoix historic photos, and local historic artifacts.
 

Ironton Ferry

  • 10122 Ferry Rd, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-7200
Ride the ferry!