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All reviews lindy lou great lakes tall ship coast guard boat ride main building interesting information black river pirate ship local history nice gift shop several buildings history lesson self guided tour commercial fishing cancelled due great history
A small museum by any standards but packed with information centred on Lake Michigan. It takes you from the era of the native Indians to the present day with masses of interesting information on the commercial and military uses of the lake. There is also...More
A lot of books and info about the Edmund Fitzgerald and other Great Lakes stories. Nice gift shop. They had a memorial of the 43rd anniversary of the sinking of the Fitzgerald. Rang the bell 29 times for each mariner who was lost. A very...More
Date of experience: November 2018
EmilyS5533, Public Relations Manager at Michigan Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018
Thank you for joining us in honoring all of the lost mariners of the Great Lakes this past Saturday.
We visited the Michigan Maritime Museum on late August to go on the tour and sailing of their Tall Ship Friends Good Will. The ship is a replica of a 1818 merchant vessel that sailed in Lake Michigan and the other great lakes back at...More
The Michigan Maritime Museum is a fine small museum with many unique displays and insights into the nautical history of Michigan and the Lake Michigan area in particular. There are quite a few examples of sailing vessels on the museum grounds and there are opportunities...More
The Maritime museum is quaint, cute, informative-really enjoyed the US Coast Guard exhibit. Numerous artifacts that are so interesting. Nice gift shop too, friendly service.
Enjoyed an afternoon tour on the LindyLou-fabulous Captain Lee had many delightful stories about the area, very considerate to make...More
The museum is small, but has some very interesting exhibits, and lots of information. The gift shop is very nice and the staff are friendly and helpful. We love to go out on the Friends Good Will, such a great experience, and this year we...More
A very fascinating little tourist spot. I love history and here they truly make it come alive. The weather was not all that great so we didn't do a boat tour, but we still got to board one and learn a lot from the captain....More
We took the trip on the Friends Good Will to start our SoHa vacation. It was a really unique experience and we all enjoyed it (even those of us that got a bit sea sick). Contrary to other reviews: the crew told us we could...More
There's a storage chest,box,step,that type of item which 1 person can sit on.28 people on ship and most are standing. There's room for 2 on a bench up by the captain they seem to save for those getting sick.
Response from EmilyS5533 | Property representative |
There is limited parking at the Museum. The parking alongside & in front of the building are city lots. Please call ahead if you plan on bringing a bus, so that we can make arrangements. The Museum would also... More
There is limited parking at the Museum. The parking alongside & in front of the building are city lots. Please call ahead if you plan on bringing a bus, so that we can make arrangements. The Museum would also like a heads up as to how many visitors would be coming. 269-637-8078.
Collections & Office Manager
Michigan Maritime Museum