World War II Glider and Military Museum
Cornish Pumping Engine and Mining Museum
Menominee Range Historical Museum
Menominee Range Gift Shop
steam engine, the museum has historic photographs and artifacts, as well as extensive displays of underground
The Menominee Range Historical Museum features more than 100 exhibits depicting local history from Native
American inhabitants through the early years of the 20th century with chronological displays and re-created
period rooms. The museum is located in the former Carnegie Public Library, constructed in 1902 and listed as
a Michigan Historic Site.
The Menominee Range Gift Shop, located at the Cornish Pumping Engine and Mining Museum, features
publications on the area and the Upper Peninsula, as well as a wide variety of gifts and souvenirs. Please visit
during our regular hours from Memorial Day through mid-October, or shop by mail for publications.
The Menominee Range Historical Foundation
maintains three separate museums and a gift
shop in Iron Mountain, Michigan.
The World War II Glider and Military Museum, opened in
July, 2011, features one of only seven fully-restored CG-4A
gliders in the world, as well as extensive military displays.
During World War II, the Ford Motor Company's plant in
Kingsford built more Model CG-4A gliders for the United
States Army than any other company in the nation at much
less cost than other manufacturers.
The Cornish Pumping Engine and Mining Museum features
the largest steam-driven pumping engine ever built in the
United States which is listed as both a National Historic Site
and a Michigan Historic Site. In addition to the mammoth