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Walker Tavern Historic Site Visitor Information

Location | Admission | Dates & Hours | Special Events | How Much Time? | Accessibility | More Info


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13220 M-50
Brooklyn, MI 49230


Walker Tavern Historic Site is located in Cambridge Junction Historic State Park, 35 miles west of Ann Arbor, at the junction of U.S. 12 and M-50.


Admission to Walker Tavern Historic Site is free. Please note that some special events require a fee or donation. A Michigan state parks Recreation Passport is required for park entry.

2014 Season Dates and Hours

April 11 through June 1 (grounds only): Friday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

June 4 through August 31: Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

September 5 through October 12 (grounds only): Friday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please note that, in addition to the schedule shown above, Walker Tavern Historic Site is also closed on the following dates during the 2014 season:

  • June 15
  • July 4
  • August 17
The Walker Tavern Farmers Market is open most Sundays, late May through mid October, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Special Events

We invite you to explore our online calendar, where you'll find all Michigan Historical Center events throughout the state.

The Walker Wheels Base Ball Club invites you to play or watch vintage "base ball."

View toward Walker Tavern and barn from the Visitor Center

How Much Time?

Please allow one to two hours to tour Walker Tavern Historic Site—more, if you are shopping at the Farmers Market or taking in a Walker Wheels vintage "base ball" game. The tavern includes an 1840s parlor, barroom, dining room and kitchen; the barn offers surveying and stagecoach exhibits.

See a map of the Walker Tavern Historic Site.

Pets: Pets accompanied by and under the control of their human friends are welcomed on the grounds of this site. Pets may not enter any building. For further information, please refer to the DNR web page, Pets in State Park Campgrounds.


Designated parking is available. The Hewitt House Visitor Center is accessible to people who have a mobility impairment. Upon arrival, these visitors must arrange with staff for permission to drive to the top of the steep-grade hill where the tavern and barn are located. These two buildings offer accessibility on the ground floor only. Accessible restrooms can be found both inside the Hewitt House Visitor Center and outdoors when buildings are closed.

For More Information

Send us an e-mail or telephone 517-241-0731.

Find out about college internship opportunities that may be available at this historic site.

Updated 07/10/2014

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