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Besser Museum hosting Pokémon Go Open House this weekend

(Photo Courtesy/Mike Beiermeister) The Pokemon Go open house will take place all afternoon on Saturday.

Alpena, Mich. — Last fall, we learned about how fans of the game Pokémon Go flock to the outside of the Besser Museum because of their many pokestops, places to catch these virtual Pokémon.

Fans of the game now have the opportunity to explore even more. This Saturday, the museum is holding a Pokémon Go open house to encourage folks to play the game inside and explore what the museum has to offer.

It’s the second time the Besser Museum has done a Pokémon-themed event to try and draw players into it’s halls.

“Pokémon is a great way to encourage people to get out and explore their local community and area,” said Planetarium Coordinator Johnathan Winckowski. “It allows them to see places and things that they normally wouldn’t have thought about.”

Stop by this Saturday between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. and compete with other Pokémon Go players all afternoon. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the Besser Museum website