The museum's focal point is a 725 ton steeple compound condensing engine, rising 54' from the engine room floor and documented as United States' largest steam-driven pumping engine. This engine was capable of pumping 3,190 gallons of water per minute from a depth of 1,500' - over 4.5 million gallons per day. Open 9am to 5pm Monday through Saturday, Noon to 4pm on Sunday. Open daily May thru September.
Museum contains over 30 vintage autos from 1904 to 1949, hand operated vacuum cleaners, dog powered washing machine, foot operated dentist drill, farm implements dating back over 150 years, including a self-raking McCormick Reaper, guns up to 400 years old. Open June through August from 10am to 5pm on Tuesday through Saturday.
In 1902, using native red sandstone and locally made bricks, early Italian settlers and miners built the Church. The original stained glass windows remain. The Church is listed on the Michigan State Historic Register and National Historic Register. Open 8:00am to 8:00pm each day. Call regarding tours and services.
Over 100 dramatic, turn-or-the-century exhibits of life on the Menominee Iron Range. Thousands of artifacts are displayed in authentic settings. Open daily May through Mid-October from 10am to 4pm Monday through Saturday. 906-774-4276
This tiny log building in Ralph was officially dedicated in 1922. services are no longer held here, the Church is open for tourist viewing.