Gift Shop

   Members receive a 10% discount on all Gift Shop purchases (excluding gift certificates and guest passes).

Gold Jewelry
Boy in Toy Store


Gift Cards and

Guest Passes

Toys and Educational Items



Featured Items

"A Year in Alpena"

"Alpena Once More"

Both by Alpena Artist,

Judith Dawley

Watercolor memories of their hometown.  Sometimes we have to leave home, sometimes we want to leave home, and sometimes we're lucky enough to stay home.  But one thing never changes, home will always hold a big piece of our hearts.  

For the Art Lover

Our art department features many different sized prints of A Year in Alpena, copper jewelry, kids jewelry, and art supplies.

Rock polishing kits, Webkinz, Astronaut Ice Cream, maps of the night sky, and so much more!

For the Science Lover

With many types of books about Alpena's rich history, there is something for everyone!

For the History Lover

Historical Books
Historical Books

Historical books from many local authors.

Night Sky Map
Night Sky Map

The same map sold at the Space Observatory, this map is a great addition to any star-gazer's collection. Only $4.95.

A Year in Alpena Artwork
A Year in Alpena Artwork

Watercolor memories of Michigan's Sunrise Side. These are all high-quality prints of Judy Dawley's A Year in Alpena artwork.

Michigan Rock Pickers Guide
Michigan Rock Pickers Guide

Michigan is home to some of the world's most unique rocks and stones. Learn how to identify the rocks you find!

Astronaut Icecream
Astronaut Icecream

Originally developed for the early Apollo Space missions, food is frozen to -40 degrees and then vacuum dried and placed in a special foil.