Learn about the history of the miners, lumberjacks, and settlers of this remote corner of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Located in downtown Ontonagon. See a replica of the “Ontonagon Boulder,” a 3,700-pound chunk of nearly pure copper discovered in the area that led to the mining rush of the 19th century. The Ontonagon Lighthouse, built in 1866, is one of the oldest lighthouses in Michigan. Tours of the lighthouse are offered from 11 AM to 3 PM, 7 days a week from mid-May to mid-October.