Historic White Pine Village


Mason County Historical Society

Operates Historic White Pine Village
Operates the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum
Operates the Mason County Research Center
Operates the Mason County Emporium and Sweet Shop
Hosts Mason County Sports Hall of Fame
Houses the Scottville Clown Band Collection
Maintains the Ludington Murals


Mason County Historical Society

is a private, non-profit educational organization, formally organized

on November 30, 1937.

Mason County Historical Society


Mason County


& Sweet Shop

Hours - Grand Opening Friday, May 27th

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Tuesdays -Thursdays

11:00 am - 7:00 pm Fridays & Saturdays

Shop for unique gifts and specialty candies in this vintage-styled emporium. Displays provide an overview of the history of the Mason County Historical Society, established in 1937, as well as information about the Society's three separate museums and research attractions.

Research Center


Tours of the Research Center are offered daily at 2:00 pm

Tour the Mason County Research Center for a behind-the-scenes tour that highlights key industries and individuals that made Mason County what it is today, while there learn how a historical society preserves local and state history.
Tours Offered Daily @ 2:00 pm - Tickets Required

Senior: $6.00

Adult: $8.00

Child (4-12): $3.00

Under 4: Free

Tickets can be purchased at the time of check-in. To reserve in advance email rebecca@mchshistory.org



Museum Combo Pass

Museums Open: May - October

Seniors (60 & Up): $21.00

Adults: $25.00

Children (4-13): $17.00

Under 4: Free

Museums & Research Center Combo Pass

Senior: $27.00

Adult: $33.00

Child (4-13): $20.00

Under 4: Free

Promotions And


  • Multiple Discounts
    Do Not Apply

Veterans &
AAA Members

$1.00 off admission

Members of the
Mason County Historical Society
(Ludington, Michigan) and the
Manitowoc County Historical Society
Free Entrance




Handicap parking is located behind the building off of Harrison St.

Mason County Historical Society

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