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Copper Culture

State Park

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The museum is open Memorial Day to Labor Day.


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A vehicle admission sticker is not required at Copper Culture.


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Copper Culture State Park was the site of a prehistoric cemetery of the Old Copper Complex people who occupied the northern Midwest from ca. 4000 – 2000 BC.  Visitors can walk throughout the park and along the Oconto River, or tour the museum with artifacts end exhibits detailing the importance of the property. The42-acre property is just west of the city of Oconto. The park and museum is operated by the Oconto County Historical Society.