Operating Hours & Seasons
Calumet Visitor Center at the Historic Union Building
Mid Septemeber - Late May open as staffing allows. Please call ahead to confirm hours of operation, 906-337-3168.
This facility is located at the entrance to Historic Downtown Calumet in the Union Building, a former lodge hall for various fraternal organizations. Visitors are able to experience extensive interactive exhibits on what life was like for people in the mining community from its establishment through the boom times to the closure of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in 1968. The facility provides a staffed information desk and sales outlet for the Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association. The information desk at the visitor center can be reached at 906-483-3176 during hours of operation.
Keweenaw Heritage Sites
Did You Know?
Smelting is the process of heating processed copper ore to the melting point so that it can then be cast into ingots.