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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.

Center Hours

The hours for the Beaumier Center for the summer are 7:30p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday, and 10a.m. to 4p.m. on Saturdays.   To contact the staff, please call 906-227-3212 or e-mail heritage@nmu.edu.

Northern Nights

The Heritage Center oversees NMU's Northern Nights Series. The series brings in musical performers from around the world. Advanced ticket sales are discounted over ticket prices at the door. Visit the Northern Nights website.

Performers at the Hiawatha Music Festival.A Stormy Kromer being manufactured.
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 Heritage CenterGries Hall906-227-3212heritage@nmu.edu