Walker Tavern Visitor Information
Walker Tavern 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 is free. Please note that some special events require a donation. A Michigan state parks Recreation Passport is required for park entry.
April 4 through May 23 (grounds only): Friday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
May 24 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 is also closed on the following dates during the 2014 season:
- June 14-15
- July 4
- August 16-17
See the online calendar of events for Walker Tavern and other Lower Peninsula sites in the Michigan Historical Museum System.
The Walker Wheels Base Ball Club invites you to play or watch vintage "base ball."
Please allow one
to two hours to tour the Walker Tavern historic sitemore, 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 site.
Want a preview? Take an online tour of the Walker Tavern barn exhibit.
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 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 only on the ground floor. One vault toilet is accessible.
Laurie Catherine PerkinsSend an e-mail or telephone (517) 241‑0731.
Find out about college internship opportunities that may be available at this historic site.