The Michigan Iron Industry Museum is located in Negaunee in Michigan’s Marquette County. The museum is situated overlooking the Carp River Forge site on the Carp River, where iron was first forged in the Lake Superior region in 1848 to 1855. The museum enables visitors to learn about the iron industry and its impact on the surrounding communities. Exhibits include hands-on exhibits, audiovisual programs as well as outdoor interpretive paths, and serves as the focal base for the 47 mile (76km) Iron Ore Heritage Trail.
Hours of Operation:
October 1 – April 31
Wednesday-Saturday – 10:00-4:00
Sunday-Tuesday – Closed