Wisconsin Maritime Museum

  • Located along the Manitowoc River and beautiful Lake Michigan.

    Located along the Manitowoc River and beautiful Lake Michigan.
  • Visit the historic streets of old Manitowoc

    Visit the historic streets of old Manitowoc
  • Children of all ages love to play in the Waterways Room.

    Children of all ages love to play in the Waterways Room.
  • Tour a WW II submarine!

    Tour a WW II submarine!
  • New interactive Cobia Exhibit!

    New interactive Cobia Exhibit!
  • We have everything from ship models to full sized boats and sections.

    We have everything from ship models to full sized boats and sections.

This Smithsonian Affiliated museum features the nations most fully restored World War II submarine. This is your opportunity to operate a real steam engine, time-travel back to a 19th century shipbuilding town and let the kids sail their own boat in the Children's Waterways room-all at the largest maritime museum on the Great Lakes.

Hours of Operation

Spring (Mid Mar-June): 9am-5pm, Summer (July-Aug): 9am-6pm, Fall (Sept-Oct): 9am-5pm, Winter (Nov-Mid Mar): Mon, Thur, Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4pm. (Closed Tues-Wed in winter)

Directions

I43 to Exit 149, Hwy 151. Turn right (east) and follow the Hwy 151 signs to 8th St (approx 5 miles). Turn left (north) and cross the 8th St bridge.Turn right (east) on Maritime Dr.

Features

  • On Water
  • Disabled Access

History/Heritage Type

  • Military Heritage
  • Wisconsin History
  • Transportation Heritage

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes

Museum/Gallery Type

  • Historical