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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 mining equipment. 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. Would you like to donate to the The Menominee Range Historical Foundation?  Click on the “Donate” button and the donation will go directly to the The Menominee Range Historical Foundation. Thank you for your support!
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
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