Copper Country Museums

Copper Country Museums 

Houghton County

A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum
Location: Michigan Technological University, Fifth Floor of Electrical Resource Center, Houghton, Michigan
Telephone: (906) 487-2572
Fax: (906) 487-3027

Calumet Theatre
340 Sixth Street
Calumet, Michigan

(906) 337-2610

Chassell Heritage Center
42373 North Hancock Street
Chassell, MI 49916

Open during July & August
Tuesdays 1 pm - 4 pm,
Thursdays 4 pm - 9 pm


MTU Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections
J. Robert Van Pelt Library
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295
Tel: 906-487-3209
Fax: 906-487-2357

Coppertown USA Mining Museum
Coppertown USA
Red Jacket Road
Calumet, Michigan 49913
opens in June and closes in mid-October
Off-season inquiries and information:
Coppertown USA
1197 Calumet Avenue
Calumet, Michigan 49913
The Copper Country Historical Museum
Corner of Champion and Trimountain
Highway M - 26
P.O. Box 148
South Range, Michigan 49963
Telephone 906-482-6125
June 1 through October 7
Monday - Saturday Noon till 4 pm
Copper Range Historical Museum
Trimountain Ave
South Range, MI
Noon-3:00 p.m. June 3 thru Oct 11
Open Tues-Sat in June, Sept, & Oct
Open Mon-Sat in July & Aug

Finnish American Heritage Center & Historical Archive
Director James Kurtti
601 Quincy St
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 487–7302 || FAX: (906) 487–7557

open Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Houghton County Historical Museum
5500 Highway M-26
PO Box 127
Lake Linden, MI 49945
(906) 296-4121
Open Seasonally June through September, seven days a week, 10:00AM to 4:30PM

Kenner Ruohonen Memorial History Room
Dee Stadium
Open year round Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm or by appointment.
Photographic historical displays of Houghton/Hancock and the birthplace of professional hockey in North America.
Keweenaw National Historical Park
National Park Service operates a visitor information desk at the Quincy Mine Hoist Association Gift Shop
25970 Red Jacket Road
PO Box 471
Calumet, MI 49913
(906) 337-3168
By Fax: (906) 337-3169
Keweenaw Heritage Center at St. Anne's
25880 Red Jacket Road
Calumet, Michigan
(906) 337-4579

Laurium Manor Inn
320 Tamarack Street
Laurium, Michigan
(906) 337-2549
Email: InnKeeper@Laurium.Info
Quincy Mine Hoist Association
49750 US Highway 41
Hancock, MI  49930
Mine Tours and Gift Shop now open throughout the year
Upper Peninsula Fire Fighters Memorial Museum
327 Sixth Street
Calumet, Michigan
(906) 337-4579


Baraga County

Alberta Village Museum
HCR 2 Box 736
L'Anse, MI 49946
Alberta is located 8 miles south of L'Anse, MI on U.S. HWY 41
Open Tuesday - Saturday from June 15 thru the fall color season (mid-Ooctober)
HOURS: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Baraga County Historical Museum
P.O. Box 567
Baraga , MI 49908
Phone: (906) 353-8444 or (906) 353-6810
located on US 41 in Baraga, Michigan
open from June until the end of September.
Hours of operation are 11 am to 3 pm Tuesdays through Saturdays (additional hours may be arranged). Admission fee is $2 adults, $1 teens children under 12 are  free when with an adult.
The Bishop Baraga Shrine
On US 41 at Lambert Road high on the
Red Rock Bluffs overlooking the
Keweenaw Bay
The Shrine Gift Shop
HCR 2 Box 891
L'Anse, Michigan 49946
Historic Ford Ol’ Town
Route 1 Box 133 - Pequaming
L’Anse, MI 49946

The Hanka Homestead
W. Arnheim Road (between Baraga & Houghton)
Askel, Michigan (Otter Lake)
(906) 353-7116


Ontonagon County

Ontonagon County Historical Museum
422 River Street
Ontonagon, MI 49953
Old Victoria Restoration Site
for more info and pictures
P.O. Box 43C
Rockland, MI 49960
906-886-2617 or 906-884-4941
Rockland Township Museum
40 National Ave. (US-45)
Rockland, MI 49960


Keweenaw County

Astor House Antique Doll, Toy, & Indian Artifact Museum
560 Gratiot Street
Copper Harbor, MI  49918
(906) 289-4449
The Bammert Blacksmith Shop
located in Phoenix, Michigan, on M-26 just north of the junction with US Hwy 41
Open mid-June to early October
Central Mine and Village
Central is located on US Hwy 41 about five miles east of Phoenix, Michigan
The Central site is open year-round
Visitor Center will be open in summer

Delaware Mine
Off U.S. Highway 41, 12 miles south of Copper Harbor
(906) 289-4688
Seven Days a Week
10 a.m. - 6 p.m., June, July, August
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. September and October
Copper Harbor Lighthouse
Fort Wilkins Historic Complex
Fort Wilkins Historic State Park
Copper Harbor, MI 49918
(906) 289-4215

Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums
Keweenaw County Historical Society
670 Lighthouse Road
Eagle Harbor MI 49950

The lighthouse and museums are open from mid-June to early Oct. Admission $4.00. Children free.
Fort Wilkins State Park
also see more pictures and info
U.S. Highway. 41
Copper Harbor, Michigan
(906) 289-4215
Our Lady of the Pines Church
First Street
Copper Harbor, MI 49918

The Phoenix Church
The church is located on US Hwy 41 in Phoenix, Michigan
Open mid-May to late October
The Rathbone School
In Eagle Harbor, two blocks west of the harbor's swimming beach
Eagle Harbor, MI

Historical Societies

Baraga County Historical Society
P.O. Box 567
Baraga , MI  49908
(906) 353-8444 or (906) 353-6810
Houghton County Historical Society
5500 Highway M-26
PO Box 127
Lake Linden, MI 49945
(906) 296-4121
Keweenaw County Historical Society
670 Lighthouse Road
Eagle Harbor MI 49950
Ontonagon County Historical Society
422 River Street
Ontonagon, Michigan 49953
(906) 884-6165