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Michigan Historical Center Offers Activities During Silver Bells Celebration

The Michigan Historical Center is offering free admission and entertainment during the Silver Bells in the City celebration on November 22nd.

Michigan Historical Center Offers Activities During Silver Bells Celebration

By FOX 47 News . CREATED Nov 14, 2013

If you're going to be in downtown Lansing on Nov. 22 for the 29th annual Silver Bells in the City celebration, make sure you stop by the Michigan Historical Center to enjoy free refreshments and musical entertainment. The center will be open that evening until 9 to welcome visitors. Admission during Silver Bells will be free.

Visitors can indulge in cookies and cider, enjoy holiday music and visit the Michigan Historical Museum’s permanent galleries andA young girl browses the holiday offerings at the Michigan Historical Museum Store in downtown Lansing. special exhibit, Lake Effects, which presents the history and science of Michigan’s weather. There will also be opportunities for children to “make and take” a craft item.

The Museum Store will be open for holiday shopping. The store offers many Michigan-related gifts, including Michigan Notable Books for child and adult readers, Michigan-made items and history-related gifts from the Archives of Michigan.

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The Michigan Historical Center is located at 702 W. Kalamazoo St. in Lansing. The museum and visitor parking are on the north side of Kalamazoo Street, two blocks east of M.L. King Jr. Boulevard. Weekend parking is free. General admission fees for the Michigan Historical Museum are $6 for adults 18-64, children through age 5 are free, youth ages 6-17 are $2, and seniors 65 and older are $4. Annual passes are available, and there is no admission charge on Sundays.

The Michigan Historical Center is part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Its museum and archival programs help people discover, enjoy and find inspiration in their heritage. It includes the Michigan Historical Museum, 10 regional museums, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve, and the Archives of Michigan. Learn more at

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state’s natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. For more information, go to