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Rockland Historical Museum

The Rockland Historical Museum displays mining and farming equipment, stone hammers from ancient copper mining pits and, a scale model of the historic Rockland Depot.

On the grounds there is also a section of the wooden pipeline from the Victoria Dam which is nearby.

The museum has the history of the first telephone system in Michigan which was started in Rockland. There are historic rooms recreated here to show how folks lived during the mining boom.

Photographs include pictures of mines, Victoria Dam, Jeff's Hotel and the Church on the Hill that was once a landmark for ships on Lake Superior.

The grounds also include a Veterans Memorial.

The museum is in downtown Rockland and is open afternoons Memorial Day thru mid-October or by appointment.


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