Silver Beach Museum

333 Broad St.
St. Joseph, MI 49085- Map It
(269) 982-8500

AAA Editor Notes

Silver Beach Museum, 333 Broad St., recalls the glory days of St. Joseph's Silver Beach Amusement Park, which was a resort destination frequented in great numbers by Chicagoans in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Photographs showcase the appeal of this spot on Lake Michigan. The restored 1910 carousel, featuring 48 hand-carved animals and two chariots, is a highlight. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Museum by donation. One carousel token $2; three tokens $5; seven tokens $10; 15 tokens $20. Parking: $2 per hour, Memorial Day-Labor Day.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. and holidays 10-10, Sun. noon-10, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Thurs. 4-8:30, Fri.-Sat. 11-9, Sun. noon-5, rest of year. Closed Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.