The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center is a historical museum and educational facility on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

The mission of the U.P. Heritage Center is to promote and preserve the history and culture of the Upper Peninsula through an active slate of exhibitions and engaging public programs for the whole region. The center also collects and preserves artifacts related to the history of Northern Michigan University. The center maintains a gallery in Gries Hall and several other displays throughout campus.

The Heritage Center is part of Academic Affairs and has partnerships with several other departments.  It provides interdisciplinary programs and internships for students across the university spectrum.

Contact Information

To contact the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center, call 906-227-3212 or e-mail

Semester Hours

Monday through Friday - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday - 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Campus Location

The Center is located in Gries Hall. Gries Hall is at the corner of 7th St and Lee Dr (see campus map).

Mailing Address

Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855