Museums & Historic Sites – Michigan U.P. West

Museums & Historic Sites

in the Upper Peninsula

Counties of Baraga, Dickinson,

Gogebic, Houghton, Iron,

Keweenaw, Marquette,

Menominee and Ontonagon

Michigan UP West

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Locations in the list below are open to the public, have websites, and are at least partly dedicated to the early history of Michigan. Please send suggestions for additional museums and historical sites in the comment box at the bottom of the page.

Go to the Museums and Historic Sites page for the Eastern Counties of the Upper Peninsula.

Baraga County

Baraga County Historical Museum

Baraga, Baraga County, MI

Hanka Homestead Museum

Pelkie, Baraga County, MI

Dickinson County

Cornish Pumping Engine and Mining Museum

Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, MI

Menominee Range Historical Museum

Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, MI

Gogebic County

None at present

Houghton County

Copper Country Firefighters History Museum

Calumet, Houghton County, MI

Coppertown, USA

Calumet, Houghton County, MI

Keweenaw National Historical Park

Calumet, Houghton County, MI

Quincy Mine Tours

Hancock, Houghton County, MI

A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum

Houghton, Houghton County, MI

Houghton County Historical Museum

Lake Linden, Houghton County, MI

Laurium Manor Mansion Tour

Laurium, Houghton County, MI

Copper Range Historical Museum

South Range, Houghton County, MI

Iron County

Iron County Historical Museum

Caspian, Iron County, MI

Keweenaw County

Delaware Copper Mine Tours

Copper Harbor, Keweenaw County, MI

Fort Wilkins

Copper Harbor, Keweenaw County, MI

Keweenaw County Historical Society Sites

Eagle Harbor, Keweenaw County, MI

Marquette County

Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum

Ishpeming, Marquette County, MI

Marquette Regional History Center

Marquette, Marquette County, MI

Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum

Marquette, Marquette County, MI

Michigan Iron Industry Museum

Negaunee, Marquette County, MI

Menominee County

IXL Historical Museum

Hermansville, Menominee County, MI

West Shore Fishing Museum

Menominee, Menominee County, MI

Ontonagon County

Adventure Mining Company

Greenland, Ontonagon County, MI

Ontonagon County Historical Society Museum

Ontonagon, Ontonagon County, MI

Old Victoria

Rockland, Ontonagon County, MI

See the Museums and Historic Sites page for the Eastern Counties of the Upper Peninsula.

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