• Underground Tamarack Trammer Car


    National Historical Park Michigan

Fees & Reservations

Keweenaw National Historical Park does not have a park entrance fee. However, many of the Keweenaw Heritage Sites, the park's partners, charge either an activity or entrance fee or request a donation for visiting their site. More information on Keweenaw Heritage Sites...
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Finishing touches are underway at the new Calumet Visitor Center

NPS Photo/Cynthia Coffelt, Harpers Ferry Center

Calumet Visitor Center

Free and open to the public

Did You Know?

Miners pose outside the #5 Tamarack Mine shaft in this 1908 photograph by Adolph F. Isler. Keweenaw NHP Archives.

The Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan was home to one of our nation's first mineral rushes. Prospectors seeking copper travelled there in the middle 1840's, a few years before the "49'ers" sought gold out west. The story of this rush is told today at Keweenaw National Historical Park.