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Keweenaw Mineral Days event provides legal surface prepared mineral collecting on rock piles of former native copper mines in the Keweenaw Peninsula. Hosted by the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum in collaboration with Keweenaw Gem and Gift, Inc.

Register for Keweenaw Mineral Days here                                                                        

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 

Monday July 13 through Saturday July 18 Free admission for registered participants to the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum and 15% discount on select minerals purchased from the gift shop.

Tuesday July 14: 10 am to 3 pm Seneca Mine Prepared surface mineral collecting (separate registration required)  

Wednesday July 15: 10 am to 3 pm Wolverine #2 Mine Prepared surface mineral collecting (separate registration required) 

Thursday July 16: Museum and Keweenaw Gem and Gift Events for registered participants (Thursday schedule subject to change)

- 9 am to 5 pm A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum Gift Shop Sale (15% discount on gift shop merchandise for registed participants)

- 10 am to 6 pm Keweenaw Gem and Gift Open House and Sale (morning drinks and light snacks; 15% discount on merchandise for registered participants)

- 1 pm to 4 pm Surplus Inventory Sale at A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum (15% discount for registered participants)

Friday July 17: 10 am to 3 pm Seneca Mine Prepared surface mineral collecting (separate registration required)

Saturday July 18: 10 am to 3 pm Central Mine Prepared surface mineral collecting (separate registration required)

REGISTRATION NOT YET OPEN AND LINKS BELOW NOT YET UPDATED

Register for Keweenaw Mineral Days here

All registrants for Keweenaw Mineral Days must read and agree to the Liability Release and additional information on registration. Image removed. KMD Liability Waiver and Description

Parents or guardians must complete a Parental Consent for Liability Release for all participants under the age of 18. Image removed. Liability Release for Minors

We have compiled a list of to help make your Keweenaw Mineral Days an enjoyable experience Image removed. (KMD Participant Recommendations) and some thoughts about mineral collecting in the Copper Country (Keweenaw Peninsula). Image removed. Keweenaw Mineral Collecting

Please don't wait too long before making your reservations for lodging. If you book early, you can avoid disappointment of long drives. Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau provides an excellent web site to begin your search for Keweenaw Minerals Days Lodging.

Your contact person for Keweenaw Mineral Days is Patty Cobin (pfcobin@mtu.edu).

KEWEENAW MINERAL DAYS BENEFITS THE A. E. SEAMAN MINERAL MUSEUM