Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center, Grand Marais

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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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  • October 1, 2017
    What a great museum to learn about the history of the Gunflint Trail! A must see when visiting this area!  more »
  • October 1, 2017
    We stayed on the Gunflint Trail for a week and several people suggested visiting the Chik-Wauk. We're so glad we did! It's a wealth of information about this very cool part of Minnesota. There's a lot...  more »
  • September 5, 2017
    We found this to be a little gem in the wilderness. We attended a Pie & Ice Cream Social the day we visited. They had a Forties Band playing. There are trails to walk, you can read about the history o...  more »
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  • May 23, 2017
    This is a great museum on the Gunflint trail. I hope that more and more information and artifacts become part of this museum in the future. This is a great place to bring your family to hike outside and learn about history and nature. They have interactive things for kids to do in the summer and the blueberries are great in late summer! This place is a must if you are on the Gunflint Trail.

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