• Underground Tamarack Trammer Car

    Keweenaw

    National Historical Park Michigan

Accessibility Information

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The Calumet Visitor Center has three floors of fully accessible exhibits. Many of our Heritage sites also have facilities or services that are wheelchair accessible.  Contact the site for more detailed information.
 
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As a service to our visitors with hearing impairments, the Calumet Visitor Center  has been equipped with DURATEQ handheld assistive listening devices. The devices provide amplified sound for several exhibits and for the film presentation. The devices are available for check out, free of charge, at the Calumet Visitor Center information desk. Guest information will be required as a deposit. Arrangements to use a handheld device can be made by calling (906) 337-3168.

 
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Did You Know?

This exposed vein of copper bearing rock leading into Lake Superior at Fort Wilkins State Park provided evidence of the area's copper wealth

Early native peoples began the first metal mining in North America over 7,000 years ago with copper mining on Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Copper was fashioned into tools and items that were traded throughout North America.