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Field Trips

Educational Groups are Welcome to Tour the Calumet Visitor Center

The Calumet Visitor Center at Keweenaw National Historical Park is a great place for field trips. The Visitor Center is geared toward multiple learning styles and age groups, and contains hands-on exhibits. Plan to spend at least an hour at the Visitor Center although your class may need morel. Please review the Pre-Visit Letter to Teachers to learn more about scheduling a visit to the Calumet Visitor Center.

Educators may also want to provide their students with this Student Guide for the Calumet Visitor Center. This guide provides an active way to explore the various exhibits throughout the building.

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Did You Know?

Looking out over the City of Houghton and Portage Lake towards the Huron Mountains.

"Keweenaw" (pronounced key-wah-nah) is an Ojibway word that means "the crossing place," or "land crossing between two bodies of water." It refers to the Ojibway's use of Portage Lake as a portage across the Keweenaw Peninsula.