Welcome to the Michigan Maritime Museum!


Michigan Maritime Museum Spans Vast Shoreline

Experience the rich maritime heritage of the Great Lakes by visiting Michigan's most distinguished institution of maritime research, preservation and education.

Five separate buildings offer a variety of engaging opportunities for the Museum visitor including permanent and changing exhibits on Michigan maritime history, a center for the teaching of boat building and related maritime skills, and a regionally renowned research library. Waterfront festivals and events are complemented by the hustle and bustle of a modern harbor and vast sandy beaches in one of west Michigan's most picturesque shoreline communities.

The Michigan Maritime Museum: We Are More Than Just a Boat Ride!


August Hours:

Open 7 Days a Week

Monday - Tuesday 10 AM - 5 PM

Wednesday - Sunday 10 AM - 6 PM


Upcoming Events


Stop by the Museum on to explore our main exhibit, Lake Michigan's Call to Duty! See you on campus!

Please see our Events page for further details and information regarding all upcoming events and opportunities.

Upcoming Events:

August 30th- Make A Splash With Trash

September 14th- Black River Open Paddle