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 museum is the official mineral museum of Michigan and a Keweenaw Heritage Site of the Keweenaw National Historical Park. Highlights include amazing minerals from around the world, the largest public display of minerals from the Great Lakes Region, the 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. Both Michigan Tech’s and the University of Michigan's mineral collection are on exhibit at the museum. Learn how minerals form and their importance to modern society while experiencing the splendor and beauty of minerals. The museum gift shop offers exquisite local & worldwide minerals, natural décor, locally handmade jewelry and more. Open all year with parking adjacent to museum and handicap accessible. Summer hours: May-Nov., Mon-Sat 9-5. Winter hours: Dec.-Apr., Tues-Sat 9-4:30.  Visit the museum website:  www.museum.mtu.edu for the latest information on holiday hours, admission rates, and the museum.