Park Museum Collection Profile
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Collection SummaryThe collection includes artifacts and objects from the nation's finest assemblage of historic lighthouses. Most noteworthy are two classical Fresnel lenses: the third-and-a-half order Michigan Island lens, on display at the Bayfield Visitor Center; and the third-order Devils Island lens, still in situ at the lighthouse. Other objects include tools and implements from small family commercial fishing operations; artifacts from logging camps and brownstone quarries; an insect collection; furs and study skins.

Collection Size 469,430
 
Facilities Exhibiting Museum Items Headquarters - Lens Room
Hokenson Herring Shed
Hokenson Ice House
Hokenson Twine Shed
Little Sand Bay Visitor Center
Manitou Fish Camp
Raspberry Island Lighthouse
Stockton Island
Twilite (fishing tug)
 
Virtual Exhibits
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