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Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center

The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center is a historical museum and educational facility on the campus of Northern Michigan University. The mission of the U.P. Heritage Center is to promote and preserve the history and culture of the Upper Peninsula through an active slate of exhibitions and engaging public programs for the whole region. The center also collects and preserves artifacts related to the history of Northern Michigan University. The center maintains a gallery in Gries Hall and several other displays throughout campus.

Beaumier Center Hours

Monday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To contact the staff, please call 906-227-3212 or e-mail heritage@nmu.edu.

Cold War in the U.P. ― Opens November 2, 2017

 

Visit our new website about our exhibition on 15 ghost towns in the U.P.  Read the current Beaumier Newsletter here: <a href="http://archives.nmu.edu/beaumier/BeaumierAugust2017Newsletter.pdf">Beaumier News August 2017</a>Cold War in the U.P. ― Opens November 2, 2017. Even a remote place like the Upper Peninsula played a key role in America’s defense during the Cold War. In addition, there were individuals from the Upper Peninsula who played an important role during the Cold War. 1950s Sock Hop Presented by the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the Swinging Cats NMU Swing Dance Club.  Saturday November 4 7:00-10:00p.m.  Great Lakes Rooms,  Don H. Bottum University Center $1 Students, $5 Public
Collections

Heritage Center Collections

The Upper Peninsula Collection consists of material culture artifacts relating to the ethnic, religious and social diversity of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. These include a wide array of artifacts such as household pieces, clothing, arts and crafts, symbolic items, recreational equipment and just about anything that is related to the history of the Upper Peninsula’s people. Do you have something to donate? Learn more.

Beaumier U.P. Heritage CenterGries Hall906-227-3212heritage@nmu.edu

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