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Bammert Blacksmith Shop
Central Mining Town
Eagle Harbor Lighthouse
Eagle River Museum
Commercial Fishing Museum
Historic School at Gay Museum
Keweenaw History Museum
Eagle Harbor Lifesaving Station
Maritime Museum
Phoenix Church
Rathbone School Knights of Pythias Museum

2024 KCHS Sites and Museum Schedule

The Keweenaw County Historical Society operates eight historic sites, which includes eleven museums. Here is the schedule of hours and dates when the various sites are available to the public. (Follow the links to pages with detailed information about that specific site.)

Attended Sites:

Eagle Harbor Light Station Museum, including Lighthouse
Admission- $8 , children under 16 & KCHS members free                             Season- June 16th through October 13th
Hours-

  • June - Noon to 5 PM
  • July - 10 AM to 5 PM Mon-Sat; Noon to 5 PM Sun
  • August - 10 AM to 5 PM Mon-Sat; Noon to 5 PM Sun
  • September - Noon to 5 PM
  • October - Noon to 5 PM

Central Mine Visitors Center
Season-
June 16th through October 13th
Hours-
9am to 5pm daily

Eagle River Museum
Season-
June 19th through October 13th
Hours-  Noon to 4pm, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

The School at Gay
Season-
June 16th through October 13th
Hours-  1pm to 4pm, Wednesday, Saturday if docent is available.
Call 616-485-0086 or 906 296-0437 for appointment

Phoenix Church & Museum
Season-
June 16th through October 13th
Hours-  8am to 6pm daily

Bammert Blacksmith Shop at Phoenix
Season-  TBD (closed for renovation)
Hours-  

Rathbone School Museum (Knights of Pythias Museum)
Season-
June 16th through October 13th
Hours- 10am to 5pm

Life Saving Museum
Season-
June 16th through October 13th
Hours- 9am to 6pm daily

NEWS

Most Sites Open June 16th
Please see individual site schedules for exact information.

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Life Saving Station Open House
13 Jul 2024
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Come and see the expanded and remodeled museum displays, rescue boats and equipment. Docents present. A Coast Guard motor rescue boat from the Coast Guard station Portage will hold dockside tours beginning at noon. Refreshments available. Admission free.

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