5 Things to do in Spring

The thing about Spring is, you never know what the weather will bring. But for these five fun Spring-things, forecast doesn’t matter. Seriously, rain, shine, or snow, just go.

Antiquing 

Whether to purchase or merely peruse? There’s a

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Escape Marquette

Ready, set, LOCKED in.

Tucked away under Washington street, down a set of stairs and behind a desk sits a cheery girl named Anna, just waiting to lock you up.

It sounds slightly sinister, but Escape Marquette

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Marquette County Disc Golf

Powder Mill Disc Golf Course, Marquette, MI

Powder Mills is the spark plug of disc golf courses here in Marquette County. Set amid rock outcroppings, forested ridges, and the Dead River, this 18 hole course is conveniently located

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The Michigan Iron Industry Museum

Imagine working in one of the Marquette County Iron Range’s mines in the mid-1800’s.

Upon entry into a narrow tunnel, the outside light begins to fade. Guiding you is only visual memory and the dim, flickering candle fastened to a canvas hat. Eyes

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Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum

123 W Baraga Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 226-3911

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Located in downtown Marquette the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum is 1600 square feet of FUN.  The Museum touts four huge gallery spaces with exhibits all

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K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum, Inc

402 3rd Street

K.I. Sawyer, MI 49841

(906) 362-3531

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The K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum was founded by members of local Air Force Association (AFA) Lake Superior Chapter 238 in 1993. The museum board was reorganized and a home for

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Michigamme Historical Museum

P.O. Box 220

Main Street

Michigamme, MI 49861

(906) 323-6608

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Found just off U.S. Highway 41 resting on the hills overlooking Lake Michigamme, the museum marks over 125 years of local history through artifacts, memorabilia and antiques. Open daily May through

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Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum

501 W. Euclid St

Ishpeming, MI 49849

(906) 485-1882

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See local Historical Artifacts representing the local Community during the Great Mining Era.

Ishpeming Area Historical Society Museum

501 Euclid St

Ishpeming, MI 49849

(906) 486-8680

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The Ishpeming Area Historical Society Museum showcases the early life and times of Ishpeming’s citizens. Clubs, businesses, past times, and celebrations are represented. Each year there is a focus display, with the letters

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Negaunee Historical Museum

303 East Main St

Negaunee, MI 49866

(906) 475-4614

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Negaunee’s rich history is preserved in a four-story museum located near the heart of the business district. Come experience the place where early iron ore miners descended into the underground mines,

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Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center

Northern Michigan University

105 Cohodas Hall

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 227-1219

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The Upper Peninsula Collection consists of material culture artifacts relating to the ethnic, religious and social diversity of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. These include a wide array of artifacts

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DeVos Art Museum

Northern Michigan University

1401 Presque Isle Ave.

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 227-1481

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The DeVos Art Museum grew directly out of Lee Hall Gallery, which was established in 1975. The Museum hosts and curates exhibitions from nationally and internationally recognized artists.

Central U.P. & Northern Michigan University Archives

Harden Learning Resources Center

Northern Michigan University

1401 Presque Isle Ave.

Marquette, MI. 49855

(906) 227-1225

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The Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives houses the historical records of Northern Michigan University and historical materials documenting the history of the central

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The Superior (Yooper) Dome

In most cities, the most prominent skyline feature is a building or tower. Not so for Marquette. Long before the rest of the city comes into focus, travelers approaching from the east catch a glimpse of the majestic Superior Dome

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