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Keweenaw National Historical Park at Michigan

Keweenaw National Historical Park

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Keweenaw National Historical Park

Set up to preserve the history of copper mining on the Keweenaw Peninsula, beautiful Keweenaw National Historical Park is a very family-friendly destination. Keweenaw Heritage Sites provide visitors with a wide range of things to do, including museums, guided tours, and theatrical performances. Plus, there are an array of recreational options in the park, including hiking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, camping, and biking in the summer and snowshoeing, cross-country and downhill skiing, ice fishing, and snowmobiling in the winter.
 

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Hours -

Vary with season
 

Prices -

here is no fee to enter Keweenaw National Historical Park. However, many of the Keweenaw Heritage Sites do charge an activity or entrance fee.
 

Events -

Calumet Theatre Plays & Concerts
 

Activities

  • Guided Tours
  • Museums
  • Museums
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
 

Museums in the Park

Museums range from the Copper Range Historical Museum and the Coppertown Mining Museum to the Hanka Homestead Museum and the Houghton County Historical Museum.

Family Activities

There are free guided tours that range from 45 minutes to 1.5 hours. Sites include the surface ruins of the Quincy Copper Mining Company, the former Calumet & Hecla Copper Mining Company's industrial area, and Calumet's historic downtown.

FAQs

  • Are the Keweenaw Heritage Sites open all year long?

    No, most of the heritage sites, which feature museums and former copper mines, are closed during the winter. They generally shut down by late October and reopen in late May.
  • Is there a place to get information before visiting the park?

    The Calumet Visitor Center at the Union Building in downtown Calumet features exhibits, media, and photos. There’s also a seasonal visitor information desk at the Quincy Mine & Hoist Gift Shop just north of Hancock, Michigan on U.S. Highway 41.

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