The Tahquamenon Logging Museum

This designated State Historic Site is located on M-123 just north of Newberry.

Situated on 29 acres on the shores of the Tahquamenon River, the museum features artifacts from Michigan's early days of lumbering. Facilities include an authentic cook shack, original C.C.C. building, music pavilion, picnic area, nature trail, boardwalk and Gift Shop.

Take a tour of the museum, see a slide presentation of early logging in Michigan, view the many artifacts, visit an original family dwelling, take a walk down the nature trail and stroll the boardwalk which takes you to a spectacular view of the Tahquamenon River.

The museum is open Memorial Day weekend through early October
and is the site of several special events during the summer months.
Open for the summer seven days a week from 10 am to 5 pm.
Located about 1 mile north of downtown Newberry on M-123.
Phone 906-293-5777 for more information.

Join us for one of our delicious Lumberjack Breakfasts cooked on the old wood stove and served in the Cook Shack. Breakfast includes bacon, eggs, homemade sausage, pancakes, and fried potatoes.

Special Events at the Logging Museum and in Newberry, Michigan

March 22, 2014
WOODCHOPPERS BALL. Held at the American Legion Hall in Newberry at 7pm.
Phone 906-293-3816 for additional information.

May, 24, 2014
TAHQUAMENON RIVER LOGGING MUSEUM opens for the summer. Special Open House Day. Stop by and enjoy an old fashioned lumberjack breakfast served from 7:00 a.m. - noon at the Logging Museum located about 1 mile north of downtown Newberry on M-123. Free tours from 1 pm to 4 pm with free hot dogs, chips, and drinks. Museum open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Phone 906-293-3700 for more information.

June 28, 2014
LUMBERJACK BREAKFAST will be served from 7:00 a.m. - noon at the Logging Museum. Spend an hour or the day and enjoy good food, nature trail, and visit the exhibits at the logging museum.

July 26 and 27, 2014
LUMBERJACK BREAKFAST & MUSIC FESTIVAL. Breakfast will be served from 7:00 a.m.-noon on both days at the Logging Museum, Located about 1 mile north of downtown Newberry on M-123. Norm and Nancy Honeysette, the Country Classics, will perform from 11:30 to 6 pm and Sunday gospel music starts at noon in the Music Pavilion followed by more folk music. Bring any acoustic instrument and play along with the musicians. Take a walk on the nature trail and tour the logging museum.

August 24 and 25, 2013
LUMBERJACK DAYS. Breakfast and Music Festival at Held at the Tahquamenon Logging Museum. M-123, 1 mile north of Newberry. Danny Johnston and the Cedar Swamp Boys will perform. Lumberjack breakfast served from 7 am to noon. Bring any acoustic instrument and play along with the musicians.Visit the Logging Museum and enjoy a walk along the nature trail.

September 28, 2013
MICHIGAN FIDDLERS JAMBOREE and old fashioned square dance. Held at the American Legion in Newberry. 1 pm unti 9:30 pm. Music, dancing, concessions, and lots of fun. Call the Logging Museum at 906-293-3700 for more information.

October 5, 2013
4th ANNUAL NEWBERRY OKTOBERFEST. LUMBERJACK BREAKFAST will be served from 7:00 a.m. - noon at the Logging Museum

 

 Call the Tahquamenon Logging Museum at 906-293-5777 for additional information.

 

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Photo: Logging Museum in the winter by Mark Bolen

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