Begin at the visitor center which features a great room with a 30-foot tall stone fireplace, museum store and interactive exhibits about the fur trade. Take a 40-minute guided tour, which leaves the visitor center on the hour and half-hour. Most visitors spend about two hours at the site.
Interactive exhibits explore the global economy of the fur trade, the work lives of those involved, cross-cultural communication, women's roles and archaeology.
The gift shop contains a great selection of items made from birch bark, trade silver jewelry, and reproductions of fur trade era glass, redware and tinware. Children's items include toys, voyageur clothes and a wide variety of nature gifts. Our book section offers an extensive selection of fur trade, Ojibwe and natural history books. Fur trade products and books are available in the online store.The gift shop is open year round.
Explore our visitor amenities page for information on accessibility, parking and more.