Historic White Pine Village offers a living-history, family-friendly, fun-filled tour of a late 19th – early 20th century pioneer village. The Village boasts 30 historic exhibit buildings, including the original 1849 Mason County Courthouse (on the State Register of Historic Places) and an authentic turn-of-the-century steam locomotive, tender car, and flat car loaded with logs and headed toward the Village’s working sawmill. Visitors come face-to-face with early settlers: first-person interpreters with scripts carefully prepared by staff and historians, they interact and improvise with visitors in the persona of historical characters and recreate actual personages from Mason County. The buildings contain thousands of authentic artifacts and archives depicting the rich lumbering and agricultural history of its area. Thousands of area school children, families, individual visitors, and residents tour the Village annually. Historic White Pine Village is open early May through October and takes around 2 hours to tour through.

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Closed for the Season.  Will Re-Open on Saturday, May 4, 2019.


Saturday, May 5th – Saturday, October 20th: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Last admission sold at 3:30 pm

Pere Marquette Town Hall serves ice cream 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Memorial Day weekend – Labor Day

First Person Interpreters on site Memorial Day – Labor Day

General Admission Cost

Senior: $9.00

Adult: $10.00

Child (6-17): $7.00

5 & Under: Free

*Multiple discounts do not apply
*See Events/Tours for dates and pricing

Dual Ticketing

Visit both Historic White Pine Village and The Port of Ludington Maritime Museum with dual ticketing: Two Museums for one great price!

Seniors: $18.50

Adult: $20.00

Child (6-17): $14.50

Under 5: Free

*Excludes special event days
*Discounts do not apply; dual tickets already discounted


During this season of giving, I would like to say thank you to our donors, members, and volunteers. Your generous donations of time, talent, and treasure supports the various programs that we offer at both Historic White Pine Village and the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum.


Discounts: All Aboard
Mention our website during check-in and receive $1.00 off admission
**multiple discounts do not apply**
Promotions: MCHS Membership Sets Sail
Members of the Mason County Historical Society (Ludington, Michigan) and the Manitowoc County Historical Society…

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