The Tahquamenon Logging Museum

This designated State Historic Site is located on M-123 just north of Newberry.

Situated on 29 acres on the shores of the Tahquamenon River, the museum features artifacts from Michigan's early days of lumbering. Facilities include an authentic cook shack, original C.C.C. building, music pavilion, picnic area, nature trail, boardwalk and Gift Shop.

Take a tour of the museum, see a slide presentation of early logging in Michigan, view the many artifacts, visit an original family dwelling, take a walk down the nature trail and stroll the boardwalk which takes you to a spectacular view of the Tahquamenon River.

The museum is open Memorial Day weekend through September 30, 2015.
and is the site of several special events during the summer months.
Open for the summer seven days a week from 10 am to 5 pm.
Located about 1 mile north of downtown Newberry on M-123.
Phone 906-293-3700 or Evenings: 906-293-5777 for more information.

Join us for one of our delicious Lumberjack Breakfasts cooked on the old wood stove and served in the Cook Shack. Breakfast includes bacon, eggs, homemade sausage, pancakes, and fried potatoes.

Special Events at the Logging Museum and in Newberry, Michigan

March 28, 2015
WOODCHOPPERS BALL. Held at the American Legion Hall in Newberry at 7pm.
Phone 906-293-3818 or 906-293- 5777 for additional information.

May, 22, 2015
TAHQUAMENON RIVER LOGGING MUSEUM opens for the summer. Museum open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. Phone 906-293-3700 for more information.

May, 23 & 24, 2015
LUMBERJACK BREAKFAST. Stop by and enjoy an old fashioned lumberjack breakfast served from 7:00 a.m. - noon at the Logging Museum located about 1 mile north of downtown Newberry on M-123. All you can eat!

June 27, 2015
LUMBERJACK BREAKFAST will be served from 7:00 a.m. - noon at the Logging Museum. Spend an hour or the day and enjoy good food, nature trail, and visit the exhibits at the logging museum.

July 25 & 26, 2015
LUMBERJACK BREAKFAST & MUSIC FESTIVAL. Breakfast will be served from 7:00 a.m.-noon on both days at the Logging Museum. Norm Honeysette & the Country Classics will perform from noon to 6 pm. Sunday Gospel Hour starts at 10:30 in the Music Pavilion followed by dancing music until 4pm. Take a walk on the nature trail and tour the logging museum.

August 22 & 23, 2015
LUMBERJACK DAYS. Lumberjack Breakfast is served from 7 am until noon both days. Norm Honeysette & the Country Classics will perform from noon to 6 pm. Sunday Gospel Hour starts at 10:30 in the Music Pavilion followed by dancing music until 4pm.

September 26, 2015
LUMBERJACK BREAKFAST: 7 am to Noon - Lumberjack Breakfast at the Museum
1 pm - 9 pm - Original MI Fiddlers Jamboree at the American Legion Hall (next to the State Police Post, 7964 M-123) Homemade soup, pies & much more! Square dancing, polkas & waltzes!

September 30, 2015
Museum Closes for the Season

 

 Call the Tahquamenon Logging Museum at 906-293-5777 for additional information.

 

Historic Photos of Grandpa Murphy's Logging Camp, Newberry, MI 1919.

Newberry, Michigan Information Page
Attractions and Recreation in the Newberry Area
Upper Peninsula Towns and Cities Page
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Photo: Logging Museum in the winter by Mark Bolen

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