Press Room

Welcome to the Michigan Maritime Museum's online Press Room. Our goal is to provide information about the Michigan Maritime Museum's exhibits, guest lecturers, classes, and special events. To assist you with press research and articles we offer the following resources:

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Official Press Releases from Michigan Maritime Museum


Wilhelm Baum 2016 Press Release

Media Links


Top 10 Maritime Museums by Marina Life, Featuring Michigan Maritime Museum, April 2017

WHTC 99.7 FM - Exhibit on Lake Michigan's Role in WWII, Interview with Ashley Deming, April 2017


Channel 3 WWMT- Lake Michigan Mysteries, Interview with Valerie Van Heest about Flight 2501, November 2015

Channel 13 WZZM- Gales of November Event at the MMM, November 2015

Fox 17 West Michigan- Haunted Halloween Events at the MMM, October 2015


WWMT Interview with Director of Ed. & Admin. Eden Morris for Boat Walk, August 2014

Herald-Palladium visits our Solo Canoe Class, August 2014

Holland Sentinel July 2014 Commemorative Painting of Friends Good Will

WWMT Interviews the Mayor of South Haven July 2014

KZOO KIDS goes on a Pirate Chaser Adventure Sail

KSTP News June 2014

NWI Times

Interviews with Valerie Van Heest about Flight 2501:

Fox 28 Interview

Al Jazeera America



November 27, 2011: Historic shipwreck found off Berrien County coast, featuring Ship's Company member Jim Scholz.

May 25, 2011: The Michigan Maritime Museum was featured in Fox 17's "One Tank Trips" series. See the clips:
Fox 17 interview with Captain Arlitt

Fox 17 interview with Executive Director Patti Montgomery

Fox 17 visits South Haven, New Buffalo, and environs

Fox News 9 and 10 Interviews with Museum Staff and Friends

Fox News 9 and 10 Mackinac Island and the War of 1812

Chasing Pirates at the Michigan Maritime Museum - With Adventure Mom!

Fox 17 Interview with Executive Director Patti Montgomery-Reinert 2013

Fox 17 Interview with Education Director Katie Bleil 2013

Fox 17 Interview with Padnos Director David Ludwig 2013

Fox 17 Classic Boat Show