A E Seaman Mineral Museum of Michigan

1404 E Sharon Ave
Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: (906) 487-2572
Fax: (906) 487-3027
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The Mineral Museum of the Great Lakes Region and Michigan’s official State Mineral Museum, the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum of Michigan Tech is one of North America's great mineral museums. Highlights include amazing minerals from around the world, largest public display of minerals from the Great Lakes Region, world's best collection of Michigan Minerals, one of the best fluorescent mineral exhibits in the United States, and a world-record 19-ton native copper slab recovered from Lake Superior.  Outstanding minerals are on exhibit from the University of Michigan's mineral collection which is held by the museum under the Michigan Mineral Alliance. Learn how minerals form and the importance of minerals to modern society while experiencing the splendor and beauty of minerals. The museum gift shop offers a diverse suite of Earth products from around the world & the Upper Peninsula. The museum is also a Heritage site of the Keweenaw National Historical Park. Open all year with parking adjacent to museum and handicap accessible. Summer hours (May thru - Oct) Monday - Saturday, 9-5.  Winter hours (Nov. thru April) Tuesday - Saturday, 9-4:30.  Visit the museum website:  www.museum.mtu.edu for the latest information on holiday hours, admission rates and the museum. 906-487-2572