Located in the Central Upper Peninsula, 97
miles north of Green Bay WI
The Largest Collection of Underground Mining Equipment on Display in the State of Michigan.
The Mining Museum at Iron Mountain MI contains:
The Cornish Pumping
Engine, a National Historic Site.
CG-4A Cargo Glider built during World War II
Large collection of underground mining equipment on display inside the museum and on the grounds.
The Mining Museum has developed a collection of mining equipment used in the iron mines and has this equipment on display outside of the museum and also in the mining rooms of the museum. You will see everything from engines and ore cars to jack hammers and other drilling equipment, pumps of various types, tuggers, scrapers, skips used to transport ore to the surface, man cars used to transport miners to the work area, a dynamite car and much more.
The Gift Shop at the front of the Iron Museum offers a good selection of T-Shirts and denim shirts with the image of the Cornish Pump, the Dickinson County Afghan featuring mining sites, mining books and the Dickinson County Centennial Book filled with information about iron mining around the "iron mountain" area. Glass collectibles plus antique doll and doll furniture reproductions are also available.
Museum hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday through
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