Learning Center

Your adventures begin at the   Northern Great Lakes Visitor’s Center!  
Entertain yourself at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center for an hour or an afternoon! Our one-of-a-kind four-season facility welcomes explorers of all ages. See us on your next family vacation to Lake Superior's South Shore!

A school group startles a goose during their walk on one of the Northern Great Lakes Visitor���s Cente

A school group startles a goose during their walk on one of the Northern Great Lakes Visitors Center trails.


Discover: our Regional visitor information services, interactive exhibits, five-story observation tower, boardwalk, and interpretive trails!

Hear: enchanting tales of Regional folklore, from Native American ghost stories, spirited songs of the voyageurs, to modern-day mysterious shipwrecks!

Learn: about giants on our historical frontier: women and men who explored, trapped, fished, logged, mined, and farmed this rugged country! Here is a list of our educational programs.

Enjoy:our amenities at your leisure! We're open 9 - 5 seven days a week and we're conveniently located along the South Shore of Lake Superior between Minnesota and Michigan on US Hwy 2. Accessible from snowmobile trails!

There is always something happening at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Take a look at our schedule of upcoming events!