Operating Hours / Season

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center will open the doors May 29, 2021 through the third Sunday of October.  
2021 season:
Opening Day: May 29
Closing Day: October 17


  •  Museum will be open daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Watercraft Exhibit Building will be open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Nature Center will be open 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hiking trails are accessible year-round and after hours. If you wish to hike after 5 p.m., please park your vehicle at the end of the driveway, near the entrance sign and mailbox. The museum gate is locked at 5 p.m. every day.

Adults: $5.00
Children (ages 5-18): $2.00
Children (ages 0-4): Free
Discount rate for Senior Citizens
Gunflint Trail Historical Society members: Free

Group rates available for groups larger than 10. Please contact Chik-Wauk for more information, 218-388-9915

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center receives no direct financial support from the federal government and are unable to accept federal senior passes. Chik-Wauk has no affiliation with the Minnesota Historical Society.

Website by Katherine Hellner and Sandra Schutte of Two Dogs in the Web, LLC