Cliffs Shaft Museum

501 W Euclid St
Ishpeming, MI 49849
Phone: (906) 485-1882

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Enter the historic dry building of the Cliffs Shaft Museum and walk the grounds that the iron ore miners walked which is home to the only Koeppe Hoist System in the U.S. View mining artifacts, pictures, documents and mining equipment from 1845 to the present. Visit the Mineral room with over 300 mineral specimens from the local area, the Upper Peninsula and the world. See local artifacts representing the local community during the great mining era and stand beside head frames that tower 97' to 174' high and which were used to lower miners 1250' into the bowels of the earth. Open mid June through Sept., Tues thru Sat. from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There is a nominal admission.