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The Dempsey Manor Inn & House Museum


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The Discriminating Traveler's

Premiere Destination in Northwest Michigan

Sleeping Chambers and
Suites in The Museum...


Come visit us and check out our lovely quaint and comfy Victorian Guest Rooms. Each is uniquely decorated with one-of-kind Victorian furnishings and all of the creature comforts demanded by wealth and privilege. 



Nestled in the center of the Northwestern Michigan coastline, The Dempsey Museum is perfectly located for celebrating the Major Holidays, a romantic getaway, the weekend break, a leisurely mid-week escape, and all outdoor recreational activities.

The Mansion & Setting


Victorian elegance from a lost age!

Gardens to wander and discover. Authentic antique furnishings to complement the Museum's historic heritage...for romance or relaxation. Come visit us soon!

     Explore the small unchanged Victorian Port City of Manistee...the village town not yet on any beaten path. Dig your toes into clean sugar-fine sand and the warm summer waters of Lake Michigan. Or take an aerial tour of the town and the coastline from Manistee's Blacker Airport (with service to Chicago).

     Four historic walking tours, a floating museum (The SS City of Milwaukee), the famous Ramsdell Opera House (now the Manistee Regional Center for the Arts), the unique grove of California giant sequoias and redwoods at Lake Bluff Center, and of course, the incomparable James Dempsey living Victorian House Museum, where you can spend a night in unequalled comfort -- these historic treasures coupled with every water & outdoor sport and leisure activity under the sun make Manistee YOUR undiscovered country.

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