Help us support programs at Mackinac State Historic Parks’ sites.

By joining Mackinac Associates you will help us preserve and share Mackinac’s heritage through:

  • Preservation of historic buildings
  • Creation of interpretive exhibits
  • Supporting research and publication efforts
  • Collections acquisition
  • Providing live interpretive programs
  • Sponsoring the Mackinac State Historic Parks Education Outreach Program which has brought Mackinac history to 200,000 children in their classrooms since 1988.

and more!

Join us!

Join others who are passionate about preserving the rich history and natural beauty of the Straits area. You will love all the educational and social benefits of being a member!

Become a Member!

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View our Events calendar and catch our upcoming special activities for Mackinac Associates members and guests.

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Your donations support a variety of exciting educational and fun programs for the public and for our schoolchildren. We are grateful for your generosity.

How to Help

Mackinac Associates 30% off Sale
August 13th – August 19th
For all Mackinac Associates Members!

Now is the time to purchase unique gifts for yourself and others during our annual August sale at these Mackinac State Historic Parks Museum Stores:
  • Colonial Michilimackinac Visitor’s Center, Mackinaw City
  • Hearthside at Colonial Michilimackinac
  • Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, Mackinaw City
  • Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park Visitor’s Center, Mackinaw City
  • Sutler Store at Fort Mackinac, Mackinac Island
  • Mackinac Island State Park Visitor’s Center, Mackinac Island
  • Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, Mackinac Island (Excludes paintings)
*Proof of current membership may be requested