Other attractions include a bookstore-gift shop and a geographic & natural history museum with interactive exhbits, including sections on the northern great lakes. The Wisconsin Historical Society operates a history and research center on the second floor. In addition to its archives they also sponsor periodic programs. They also have an excellent trip planning area with large maps and extensive information on interesting things to see and do in Northern Wisconsin and around Lake Superior. In our estimation if you are visiting the area or vacationing in the upper midwest, a stop at the center is a must.
The center's meeting rooms, lounge areas and multi-media theatre make it an excellent site for conferences and events. One popular event is the annual Chequamegon Bay Birding Festival held each year on a weekend near the end of May.
The Martin Hanson Theater offers a number of regular nature and outdoor movie features available upon request.
Just off the Boardwalk Nature Trail, there is a special network of trails and interactive exhibits for kids.
One area has a supply of rubber boots to go wadding in the marsh to look for wetland plants, frogs and other creatures. Another is equiped with nets to catch some butterflys and mayflys.
Great 360 degree views from the Observation Deck.
Skunk cabbage and spring flowers along the boardwalk nature trail.
Exhibits are sprinkled throughout the center.
The natural history museum has several interactive and education exhibits.
The trip planning area has large maps and lots of brochures and information. The Visitor Center staff is happy to help you.
Learn more about activities, events, and facilities here
Chequamegon Bay Birding & Nature Festival - May 16 - 18, 2013
Ashland Golf Courses
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