Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Phone: (269) 925-8800
Fax: (269) 925-8700
1825 Meadowbrook I-94, Exit 29, Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022
- Phone: (269) 925-8800
- Fax: (269) 925-8700
Arts & Museums
Stumble upon the local history of St. Joseph-Benton Harbor area at The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center, situated within The Priscilla U. Byrns Center. The Heritage Museum along with exhibitions, conducts lectures and cultural programs based on Fort Miami, built by La Salle. The archive of artifacts at Heritage Museum offers in-depth understanding of the "twin cities" of Benton Harbor and St. Joseph. The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center is located beautifully on the Main Street, and makes a picture perfect location to host your dream wedding. The center also has facilities to host private meetings and conferences.
This museum holds a large collection of native plants and animals, including the most complete mammoth skeleton found in the state.
This building is Michigan
The Fort St. Joseph Museum in Niles is housed in the carriage house of the historic Henry A. Chapin mansion and features a large display of Potawatomi and Plains Indian artifacts, French and English period firearms and 18th and 19th century cooking utensils. The museum commemorates the fort, a French military post built on the St. Joseph River in the late 1600s.
Pears Mill a working flourmill with a giant waterwheel and leather belts used to drive the millstones. You can watch flour being milled there nearly every weekend during the summer.