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Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center, Grand Marais

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.7/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center tells the story of the Gunflint Trail through interpretive and interactive displays on the area's natural and cultural history. Open daily Memorial Weekend - mid October.

A network of nature trails crisscrosses Chik-Wauk’s 50-acre grounds. Trails varying in length and difficulty. Two trails are ADA accessible. Kids' activities and naturalist programming is offered during the summer months.

The Museum and Nature Center is open daily from 10 a.m - 5 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend - mid October. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for children age 5-18. Members of the Gunflint Trail Historical Society and children under age 5 may go through the museum free of charge.

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is a partnership of the Gunflint Trail Historical Society and Superior National Forest, Gunflint Ranger District.
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  • What a neat place for young and old alike! We were struck by the enthusiasm of the people that greeted us as we entered the door to explore the museum The displays certainly attest to that enthusiasm....  read more »
  • Well, the Gunflint Trail is changing. Inevitably. This used to be a wilderness canoe outfitter; now it's a museum about that fading period of the area's past. I'm glad to see this wonderful museum. Ki...  read more »
  • Great history of the Gunflint Trail! Plus, we walked a couple of the trails. It is such a beautiful place! 
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