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Beaumier 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 105 Cohodas Hall and several other displays throughout campus.

Center Hours

Due to the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center’s move to the new Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center in Gries Hall, the Center’s regular gallery hours in Cohodas Hall will end on February 1.  The center offices will be open intermittently throughout February, March, and April as the staff prepare and move the collections and exhibits to the new facility.  The facility will not be open on Saturdays after February 1.  If you need to make an appointment with the staff during these months, please call 906-227-3212 or send an e-mail to heritage@nmu.edu

The grand opening of the new Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center will take place on April 28.  More information on the event will be announced in the coming weeks. 

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.

History Film Series: A Knights Tale February 1, 2016 7 p.m. in the Mead Auditorium <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/beaumierheritagecenter/events">History Film Series Information</a>Vintage Ski Day at Marquette Mountain, 1 p.m. February 6 <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/beaumierheritagecenter/events">Vintage Ski Day Information </a>

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 Center105 Cohodas Hall906-227-3212heritage@nmu.edu