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Museum on the Road

Current Satellite Exhibits

In addition to permanent exhibits at the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum in Houghton, specimens are displayed in satellite locations around the Great Lakes. If you’re in these locations, visit our exhibit.

  • State of Michigan Welcome Center, St. Ignace, Michigan, just north of Mackinaw Bridge
  • State of Michigan Welcome Center, Marquette, Michigan
  • Copper Harbor Community Center, Copper Harbor, Michigan
  • Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce, Laurium
  • Michigan Tech Campus—Library and Michigan Tech Fund reception
  • Michigan Tech Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • University of Michigan, C. C. Little Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Current Museum Events

 

Past Mineral Shows

October 2016 - Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show (two exhibits: Variscite nodules from Clay Canyon, Utah and faceted fluorite gemstones donated by Harold Dibble)

September 2016 - Denver Gem and Mineral Show (Specimens featured were faceted fluorite gemstones donated by Harold Dibble)

April-May 2016—Cincinnati GeoFair (Specimens featured in the Mineral Record supplement "Mineral Collections in the American Midwest")

February 2016—Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (Selected Mineral Specimens from the recently acquired collection of Paul and Janet Clifford and Separated at Birth, a joint exhibit of a smithsonite stalactite with the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada)

October 2015—Detroit Gem and Mineral Show (Historical Specimens from the University of Michigan Collection and Colorful Fluorite Specimens from the Paul and Janet Clifford Collection) 

September 2015—Denver Gem and Mineral Show (Clay Canyon Variscite Nodules from the G. B. Robbe Collection)

September 2015—Tulip City Gem and Mineral Show, Holland, Michigan (Michigan Datolite Nodules)

February 2015- Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (European Classics from the J. T. Reeder collection)

October 2014—Detroit Gem and Mineral Show (Lake Superior Agates and Discovery of Copper in the Keweenaw) 

September 2014—Denver Gem and Mineral Show (Lake Superior Agates) 

September 2014—Tulip City Gem and Mineral Show, Holland, Michigan (Discovery of Copper in the Keweenaw) 

April 2014—Rochester Mineralogical Symposium (Recent Acquisitions) 

February 2014—Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (Michigan Silvers)

October 2013—Detroit Gem and Mineral Show (Large Keweenaw Copper Specimens)