Many of the Park's Heritage Sites allow you to "step back in time." Please contact a specific site for more information:
Step Back in Time
Tour this historic proscenium arch opera house built in 1900. Guided tours are by appointment only and last approximately 45-60 minutes. Self-guided tours available during Box Office hours.
Central Mine at Keweenaw County Hist. Society
Once home to over 1,200 people, Central allows you to walk through miner's homes in this and the mine site to see what life was like for one of the Keweenaw's most successful early mines.
Eagle Harbor Lighthouse at Keweenaw County Hist. Society
Built in 1871, the lighthouse continues to aid navigation. The site contains the lighthouse, keepers quarters, and several museums.
Fort Wilkins Historic State Park
The U.S. army built Fort wilkins in 1844 to keep the paeace on the Keweenaw. It now serves as an example of mid-19th century army life on the northern frontier.
Herman Hanka settled here with his family after he was injured in a mining accident. Preserving the self-reliant Finnish pioneer culture, many farming structures are on site.
Laurium Manor Mansion Tours
Thomas Hoatson, owner of the Calumet and Arizona Mining Company, built this 45 room, 13,000 square foot home in 1908 using the finest are rarest materials available.
Four log cabins, restored at their original remote mining locations, give a true feeling of the life faced by copper miners and their families.
Ontonagon County Historical Society Museum
The museum features exhibits on area mining, logging, farming, marine, and social memorabilia. Tours are also provided of the nearby lighthouse.
Quincy Mine Tours
On a two-hour tour, visitors take a guided walk through the hoist house, ride a cog-rail tram, and go underground to learn about mining life.
Last updated: December 28, 2017