Plan a Field Trip

A ranger greets a group of seated students inside the Calumet Visitor Center
A ranger greets a group of students at the Calumet Visitor Center.

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Calumet Visitor Center Field Trips

The Calumet Visitor Center at Keweenaw National Historical Park has three floors of exhibits that are geared toward multiple learning styles and age groups. Explore how copper influenced the history of the area and continues to today. Plan to spend at least an hour at the Visitor Center, but your class may need more.

1. Field trips are based on availability Monday - Friday during the school year. If you would like to request a field trip to the Calumet Visitor Center, please submit this form online.

2. Transportation costs to the Calumet Visitor Center can be reimbursed by the Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission. To request or receive reimbursement, follow the directions on this form.

3. Keweenaw National Historical Park offers curriculum materials that can be utilized in the classroom and/or during a Visitor Center visit for select grades.

If you have questions regarding field trips, please contact Katie Keller, Education Technician at (906) 483-3175 or kathryn_keller@nps.gov.
 
Students read an interpretive display at Fort Wilkins Historic State Park.
Students read an interpretive display at Fort Wilkins Historic State Park, a Keweenaw Heritage Site.

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Visit the Keweenaw Heritage Sites

The Keweenaw Heritage Sites contain significant cultural and/or natural resources that make a unique contribution to the area's copper mining story. They are operated independently of the National Park Service. Admission and hours may vary. Sites stretch along the length of the Keweenaw Peninsula, from Copper Harbor to Ontonagon.

1. Contact Keweenaw Heritage Sites directly. Be aware that many Keweenaw Heritage Sites do not operate in the winter months.

2. Transportation costs to Keweenaw Heritage Sites can be reimbursed by the Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission. To receive reimbursement, follow the directions on this form.

Last updated: March 13, 2018

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Mailing Address:

25970 Red Jacket Road
Calumet, MI 49913

Phone:

(906) 337-3168

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