Welcome to the Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is open daily from Memorial Day Weekend through the third weekend of October.  

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
tells the story of the Gunflint Trail. 

Interpretive and interactive displays in this Gunflint Trail museum present the area’s cultural and natural history from its prehistoric beginnings to the development of today’s unique, rural community.

A network of nature trails crisscrosses Chik-Wauk’s 50-acre grounds. Plan to immerse yourself in the Gunflint Trail forest with Chik-Wauk's family-focused, self guided naturalist program, which includes activity packs for use on the Chik-Wauk grounds. 
The Museum and Nature Center will be open daily from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. during the 2014 season from May 24 - October 19. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for children ages 5-18, kids under 5: free. Members of the Gunflint Trail Historical Society 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.

Chik-Wauk was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as of June 27, 2007. Acceptance on the National Register means that the National Park Service recognizes Chik-Wauk as a historically important site. It ensures the preservation of the building.

Check out the Chik-Wauk Loon cam!
You are viewing live photos from the bay near Chik-Wauk Museum.  Loons, other birds, and animals -such as beavers and moose- are often seen in the bay.


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Gunflint Trail Historical Society

28 Moose Pond Drive
Grand Marais, MN 55604
(218) 388-9915
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