Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center

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Rates

  • Adults: $4.00 Children (5-18): $2:00 Children under five: Free Gunflint Trail Historical Society members: Free

Open

    • May 27, 2018 - October 22, 2018

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Directions

  • From Grand Marais, MN, follow the Gunflint Trail (Cook County Road 12) 55 miles to Moose Pond Road. Turn onto Moose Pond Road, travel 1/4 mile to Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center (#28).

Other Date Information

  • Museum open daily, 10 AM to 5 PM Nature Center open daily, 11 AM to 4 PM

Green Practices

  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Native American Heritage

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Events

  1. Old Fashioned Pie and Ice Cream Social

    Old Fashioned Pie and Ice Cream Social

    28 Moose Pond Dr
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    Call: (218) 388-9915

    The Gunflint Trail Historical Society will host an Old Fashioned Pie and Ice Cream Social on the Chik-Wauk grounds.

    As always, there will be lots of locally homemade pies to choose from. There is a suggested donation of $5 per slice of pie, ice cream and beverage. This day also features the annual Chik-Wauk “sidewalk” sale which offers steep discounts on many gift shop items. It will be a fun way to wrap up the summer and say “so long till next year,” to our friends and neighbors.

    Cookbook rummage sale - bring your unwanted cookbooks

    All proceeds help with the daily operational costs of the Museum and Nature Center.

    Check www.chikwauk.com for the full Events Calendar.

  2. Pat Thomas - Pollinators and other beneficial insects in your yard

    Pat Thomas - Pollinators and other beneficial insects in your yard

    28 Moose Pond Dr
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    Call: (218) 388-9915

    Pat Thomas - Pollinators and other beneficial insects in your yard

    Pat will educate us on how to attract and help provide for the bees and other beneficial insects that are located right in our own backyard.

    Pat has been teaching classes on insect gardening for over 25 years. Her yard is home to many insects and other wildlife and is certified by several national organizations as outdoor habitat.

    All presentations are family friendly and free to the public

    They will meet inside Chik-Wauk Nature Center

    Donations are always appreciated to help with the costs of supplies and event speakers

  3. Shrimp Boil and Bake Sale

    Shrimp Boil and Bake Sale

    12059 Gunflint Trail
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    Call: (218) 388-9915

    Kick off the summer season with a shrimp boil and bake sale fundraiser for the Gunflint Trail Historical Society and Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center. Starts at 4 pm held at the Seagull Lake Community Center.
    Suggested donation of $15/person.

  4. Sunday afternoon presentation with Chel Anderson

    Sunday afternoon presentation with Chel Anderson

    28 Moose Pond Dr
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    Call: (218) 388-9915

    Chel Anderson will be joining us Sunday, June 17

    Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist who has lived and worked on the North Shore since 1974. You probably know her as the Northwoods Naturalist on WTIP and as the author of the new environmental history, "North Shore."

    All presentations are family friendly and free to the public, held inside Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

    Donations are always appreciated to help with the costs of supplies and event speakers

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