Door County Maritime Museum - Gills Rock

This branch museum houses artifacts from shipwrecks in and around Door county and chronicles the fishing industry. View the 1917 craft "Berylune" and the restoration of the 1930 fish tug "Hope " The lifesaving exhibit area includes a lyle gun used to rescue mariners and the Ted Berch model collection of 20 Great Lakes vessels including the "Edmund Fitzgerald." A special area is devoted to marine engines including those built at Kahlenberg Brothers of Two Rivers, Wisconsin.

Hours of Operation

Late May-mid October: Daily 10am-5pm.


  • Disabled Access

History/Heritage Type

  • Transportation Heritage

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes