Wisconsin Maritime Museum

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

Mid Mar-June: 9am-5pm, July-Aug: 9am-6pm, Sept-Oct: 9am-5pm, Nov-Mid Mar: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4pm.


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.


  • On Water
  • Disabled Access

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History
  • Transportation Heritage

Museum/Gallery Type

  • Historical

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes