Snowshoe-making workshop at Michigan Iron Industry Museum Dec. 3

The Michigan Iron Industry Museum’s snowshoe-making workshop, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., offers participants a chance to lace their own pair of traditional snowshoes.

“Snowshoeing has long been a mode of transportation in the snowy Upper Peninsula,” said museum historian Troy Henderson. “This workshop celebrates snowshoe history and encourages participants to explore our winter landscape.”

The Iron Industry Museum, located at 73 Forge Road in Negaunee, is open year-round and features a network of interpretive trails on the museum grounds. 

Space for the workshop is limited, and reservations are required. The workshop fee of $175 per person includes all materials and a $25 non-refundable reservation fee. The registration deadline is Monday, Nov. 21. The registration form can be found online at For more information about the class or to reserve a place, contact Troy Henderson at 906-475-7857 or

The Michigan Iron Industry Museum is one of 11 nationally accredited museums administered by the Michigan History Center, an agency within the Department of Natural Resources. For more information call 906-475-7857 or visit