Canceled Michigan Iron Industry Museum - Iron Ore and the Civil War

Date:  October 01, 2020  -  October 03, 2020
Time:  09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, 73 Forge Rd., Negaunee, MI 49866

Contact: Troy Henderson 906-475-7857

Front exterior of Michigan Iron Industry Museum

Due to the COVID-19 situation, this event has been canceled.

The Civil War and the role Michigan's iron resources played in preserving the Union come to life. The Civil War artillery encampment features military and civilian camp life, cannon demonstrations and cooking demonstrations. The event also includes live period music, guest speakers, dramatic performances and children's games and activities.

  • Thursday and Friday are days of learning and enjoyment for school groups. Please call to schedule.
  • Saturday is open to the public.

Admission is free of charge; donations are appreciated.


The Michigan Iron Industry Museum—part of the Michigan History Museum System—is located eight miles west of Marquette. Read more Michigan Iron Industry Museum visitor information.

We invite you to explore our online calendar, where you'll find all Michigan History Center events throughout the state.

Updated 08/13/2020