This museum is very well done with attractive, easy to read & view exhibits that flow in one general direction. It has an interesting introductory film and a well-informed staff. We learned a lot and we're glad we made it one of our destinations in the Upper Peninsula.
As a native of Michigan's Upper Peninsula I was eager to visit this museum about the iron ore industry which provided jobs for my family, friends and relatives. The museum is well laid out and chronicles the mining industry in the area.
This is an extremely well thought-out museum. Nice short trails with excellent information. Fun displays for all ages. See and learn about what it was like to mine and process iron. Worth every minute spent here.
You will enjoy the detailed history of the development of the Upper Peninsula when the immigrant miners came here to find a new life. The Iron Ranges were an integral part of modernizing America and helping with WWII. The iron was mined and used for automobiles and artillery. The museum has a state of the art film showing the struggles... 更多
Museum is open all year. Tour started with a nice movie about the history of the iron ore industry in Negaunee, which is where iron ore was first discovered in Michigan. The museum has very nice displays. Allow a hour at least to see the museum.
I was here years ago when they first opened and again on a recent visit. They've expanded quite a bit. Great presentation on the history of mining in the area. Nice trails and outdoor exhibits. Wish I had more time on this most recent visit because we rushed through it. If you're in the area, consider a visit. Don't miss... 更多