Something exciting is always happening at the Museum. Have fun learning in a class or participate in an event. There is an activity sure to please everyone.  Looking to sail on Friends Good Will or try one of our other "on-water" experiences?  Check out our 2016 Special Events Calendar for more details.

Upcoming Events

January- February  - Museum Closed with the exception of Special Events

February 27th 12-1 pm - 2016 Brown Bag Lecture Series: "You Can Build A Wooden Boat" with presenter Allen Deming, owner of Mackinaw Watercraft

March 3rd 5-9pm - Night for the Museums - Taste

March 5th & 12th - Advanced Seamanship 1 & 2

March 10th 6:30 pm - Special Lecture & Book Signing: The Legend Lives On

March 19th - Basic Seamanship 1

March 19th 11am -12pm - 2016 Brown Bag Lecture Series: "Thunderstruck: Maritime Archaeology in the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary" with speaker Phil Hartmeyer


Night for the Museums


Support your local area cultural non-profits by attending a Night for the Museums at a participating South Haven restaurant between 5pm and 9pm. All participating restaurants will donate a portion of the evening's proceeds to the Michigan Maritime Museum, the Historical Association of South Haven, the South Haven Center for the Arts, Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum, and the Michigan Flywheelers Museum.

November 5- Thirsty Perch

December 3- Phoenix Street

January 7- Clementine's

February 4- The Vineyard

March 3- Taste

April 7- Su Casa