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 wooden fishing tug "Hope. " The lifesaving exhibit area includes a lyle gun used to rescue mariners. 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