Ironwood Depot Museum & Park

Old Depot Museum and Ironwood Chamber

Built in 1892, the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Depot was designed in the Richardson Romanesque style. It was the hub of an elaborate railroad yard operation in the center of Ironwood. As the mines closed, so too did the fortunes of the railroads, with the last iron ore trains ending in 1967 and passenger trains ending their service at the Depot in 1970. Purchased by the City of Ironwood, the Depot was refurbished by a dedicated group of volunteers, and it is now home to the Ironwood Area Historical Society and the Ironwood Area Chamber of Commerce.


Old Depot Museum Brochure

Click here to download the Old Depot Museum Brochure.


Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail

The Iron Belle Trail is Michigan’s showcase trail that touches hundreds of municipalities and crosses through 48 different Michigan counties. Using existing trails, networks and new connections, the trail extends more than 2,000 miles from Depot Park in Ironwood on the western tip of the Upper Peninsula to Belle Isle in Detroit, with a route of bicycling, and a route of hiking.


Contact

If you need to access the Museum, please call 906-932-0287 and leave a message or email: IronwoodHistoricalSociety@gmail.com.

 

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