St. Clair Historical Museum

Preserving the past for future generations

Come Visit Us

Enter the doors of the St. Clair Historical Museum and travel back more than 250 years to the community’s beginning as a British Fort, moving to its days as a Michigan lumbering and brick manufacturing mecca, through its transition to salt purification, and shipbuilding.

View artifacts and photographs of the fabulous resorts and hotels that drew guests from all over the world to the beautiful landscape and therapeutic mineral baths. Delve into family histories, city records and directories, newspaper articles, obituaries and documents.

Search Our Archives

Browse through historic photos, documents, artifacts highlighting beautiful St. Clair’s fascinating history. Research topics from family histories to shipbuilding to local Military Veterans.
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The St. Clair Historical Museum