One way in which the National Park Service cares for special places is through the Museum Management Program. Most parks maintain museum collections that help document the history, culture and mission of their particular unit and area. Collections include archival materials as well as artifacts.
The museum collections support Keweenaw National Historical Park's mission to preserve and interpret the story of copper in the Keweenaw in four basic ways:
Keweenaw National Historical Park is also dedicated to working with Heritage Sites, private individuals and other partners to preserve the documentary record and significant artifacts in their own collections. For more details, contact the museum services staff for information about periodic workshops offered on various topics related to collections care and management.
The Keweenaw History Center is not an exhibit museum, but it is open to the public for research by appointment.
Last updated: June 11, 2022