The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center

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601 Main Street
St Joseph, MI   49085
269-983-1191   Fax: 269-983-1274
Contact: Marcy Simpson & Tammy Gleeson
Hours: Year-round Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm; June-September, we are also open Sundays Noon-4pm


Rental for events, call 269-983-7227

The Priscilla U. Byrns Heritage Center provides a beautiful setting for a variety of functions, including weddings, seminars, and concerts. Fort Miami Heritage Society owns and is located within the Center, which provides an ideal setting for interpreting the history of the St. Joseph-Benton Harbor area. In addition to exhibits, the Society also presents various programs and lectures, as well as preserving the rich cultural heritage of the Fort Miami region and the twin cities area through their library, archival and artifact collections.

Additional rotating on local history topics are also on display; please call for a current schedule.

Handicap accessible


From I-94 take Exit 30. Go west on Napier, towards the lake (not towards the college). Napier comes to a "T" at Niles Avenue-turn right. After the light where Main Street and Niles merge, proceed 5 more blocks to Market- the center is on the corner of Market and Main- parking is in the rear.