Museums and Heritage Centers

Many of the Park's Heritage Sites contain museums or heritage centers. Please contact the specific site for more information:
 
Visitor Center first floor exhibits
First floor introductory exhibits at the Calumet Visitor Center.

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Calumet Visitor Center

Explore three floors of interactive exhibits while you learn what life was like during Calumet's heyday.

 
The A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum on Michigan Tech's campus.
The A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum on Michigan Tech's campus.

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A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum
Discover the mineral heritage of the Keweenaw at the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum.
 
The Carnegie Museum in downtown Houghton.
The Carnegie Museum in downtown Houghton.

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Carnegie Museum
The Carnegie Museum features changing exhibits and programs about the region in the former Houghton Public Library, built in 1910.
 
Central Church in Keweenaw County
The central Church in Keweenaw County.

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Central Mine Site at Keweenaw County Hist. Society
The Central mine site tells the story of one of the Keweenaw most successful early mines, once home to over 1,200 people.
 
Chassell Heritage Center in summer.
The Chassell Heritage Center in summer.

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Chassell Heritage Center
Exhibits follow Chassell's history from a logging camp to today.
 
The Copper Country Firefighters History Museum.
The Copper Country Firefighters History Museum in Calumet.

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Copper Country Firefighters History Museum
Built in 1989, the historic Red Jacket Fire Station features displays dedicated to the history of fire fighting in the Copper Country.
 
Copper Range Historical Society in summer
The Copper Range Historical Museum in South Range.

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Copper Range Historical Museum
Artifact-rich displays depict people's lives and work experiences in the range towns of southern Houghton County during the minng era.
 
Coppertown Mining Museum
Coppertown Mining Museum in Calumet.

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Coppertown Mining Museum
Housed in the former C&H pattend shop, this museum features on the former mining giant's operations.
 
Eagle Harbor Lighthouse in summer
The Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and museum.

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Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museum
The site contains the lighthouse, keeper's quarters, and several museums.
 
the Finnish American Heritage Center in winter.
The Finnish American Heritage Center in winter.

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Finnish American Heritage Center
Located on the campus of Finlandia university, the Heritage Center houses the Finnish American Historical Archive and Museum, a theater, and the offices of The Finnish American Reporter.
 
Hanka Homestead in summer
The Herman Hanka Homestead.

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Hanka Homestead Museum
Volunteer provide guided tours of this 1920s era Finnish farm, settled by Herman Hanka and his family.
 
Houghton County Historical Museum
The Houghton County Historical Museum in Lake Linden.

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Houghton County Historical Museum
Explore this seven building complex, which includes the museum, schoolhouse, log cabin, and railroad depot.
 
the Keweenaw Heritage Center
The Keweenaw Heritage Center, in the former St. Anne's Catholic church.

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Keweenaw Heritage Center
This former French-Canadian Catholic church now houses changing exhibits each year.
 
One of the cabins at Old Victoria.
One of the cabins at Old Victoria.

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Old Victoria
Four log cabins, restored at their original remote mining location, give visitors a true feeling of early copper mining.
 
The Ontonagon County Historical Museum
The Ontonagon County Historical Society Museum in downtown Ontonagon.

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Ontonagon County Historical County Museum
The museum features exhibits on area mining, logging, farming, marine, and social memorabilia. Tours are also provided of the nearby lighthouse.

Last updated: December 29, 2017

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25970 Red Jacket Road
Calumet, MI 49913

Phone:

(906) 337-3168

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