Student watching the Northern LightsThere's never a shortage of things to do in and around Marquette. Check out NMU's events calendar for things happening on campus, or visit the Marquette Community calendar to explore things happening in the area.

NMU’s Physical Education and Instruction Facility and Indoor Rock Climbing Wall

Location:    Physical Education and Instruction Facility, located between the Superior Dome
                    and the Berry Events Center  
Time:           Friday and Saturday all day and Sunday 11:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m. (Tours on Friday at 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. starting at the Superior Dome)
Price:          Free

More commonly called the PEI, this facility offers an indoor climbing wall, weight room, cardiovascular area, basketball courts, racquetball courts, swimming pool, and dance studios.   You can use the facility for free anytime on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Just check-in at the information desk and let the worker know you’re visiting for Wildcat Weekend. 

DeVos Art Museum

Location:    DeVos Art Museum, located in NMU's Art and Design Building
Time:           Friday 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Price:          Free

The DeVos Art Museum has a permanent collection of over 1,500 objects. Assembled over the past 30 years, the collection has grown to achieve an impressive breadth and depth of holdings. Explore 20th Century Illustration, Japanese Art & Artifacts and Native American Art & Artifacts.

Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center

Location:    In the Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center, part of Gries Hall, corner of 7th St. and Lee Drive.
Time:           Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Price:          Free

Check out the amazing collections of material culture artifacts relating to the ethnic, religious and social diversity of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. 

Marquette Regional History Museum

Location:  145 West Spring Street, Marquette
Time:         Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Price:        $7 adults; $3 students

The Marquette History Museum is the oldest Historical Society in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The museum features a collection that includes artifacts from the prehistoric copper culture through current times. Each year, visitors from all over the world come to use the Research Library and view the museum's exhibitions gallery.

Discover Downtown Marquette

Location:   100 Block of West Washington Street
Time:          All Weekend, Varies
Prices:       Varies 

Explore historic downtown Marquette. Browse stores filled with local artisans, unique gifts and one-of-a-kind keepsakes. Enjoy food and great atmosphere at one of the many eateries within walking distance of the heard of downtown. Walk to the harbor and enjoy the view of Lake Superior and the Ore Dock. 

Marquette Points of Interest

Location:  See Marquette Chamber of Commerce website for directions to scenic points in and near Marquette
Time:         Friday, Saturday afternoon and Sunday
Price:        Most are free but some do have a minimal cost. Check the website for details. 

Find directions to nearby waterfalls, hiking trails, museums and more on the Marquette Chamber of Commerce website.