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Located at the entrance to the Quincy Mine & Hoist Gift Shop- 49750 U.S. 41, Hancock, MI 49930
Calumet Visitor Center at the Historic Union Building
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?
The largest known quantities in the world of pure, native copper were found on Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. In some cases, the deposits were up to 97% pure, requiring little chemical processing to produce ingots of pure copper.