Houghton Lake, Michigan, United States

(989) 366-9124

Welcome to Houghton Lake Area Historical Village and Playhouse


1890's  - 1930's  Logging Village in the Heart of  Central Michigan

1701 W. Houghton Lake Dr.

Houghton Lake, MI  48629

About Us



The Houghton Lake Historical Village and Playhouse  is the site of 16 Historic Buildings which provide tours and rentals  in  an 1890's to 1930's setting. We  are also open to the public on Friday and Saturday between Memorial Day and Labor Day  12-4. You can also make arrangements for a group tour by calling 989-942-0553


Come and see our Village

Come and experience life as it was  in an early Michigan Logging community.

We are  open Friday and Saturday from Memorial to Labor Day from 12-4  You can also make arrangements for a group tour by calling 989-942-0553

 Village Days  is a Weekend long celebration and festival takes place on the first weekend of August. Village Days has entertainment,games,demonstrations and many Family  Friendly activities 


Wonderful Playhouse/Rental Hall

Finish your visit with a tour of the 1920's Rustic Dance hall which we now call the Playhouse, currently holding dances, other  entertainment and meetings. You can also rent  this historic building for your  wedding or other private party.  For Rental Information please call 989-366-9124

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit on Friday and Saturday from 12-4 between Memorial Day and Labor Day.  Special Tours can be arranged by calling


Houghton Lake Area Historical Society

1701 W. Houghton Lake Dr. Prudenville , MI 48651, US

(989) 366-9124 (989) 942-0553 Find us on Facebook



Friday and Saturday  12-4 

Memorial Day- Labor Day 

Or by Appointment


Events see schedule on Playhouse page  

or by appointment

Drop us a line!