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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 Summer Hours

Monday through Friday - 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 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.

Ghost Towns of the U.P. Website

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>Tour the Quincy Mine Hoist, Central Mine, Eagle River Lighthouse, the Keweenaw National Historic Park and enjoy color tours and stops along the way for opportunities to eat and shop! Cost per person: $275 double occupancy/$385 single occupancy Includes travel on a coach bus, lodging at the AmericInn in Calumet and two dinners. For registration details and more information call the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at (906)227-3212.

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