Michigan Maritime Museum

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Michigan Maritime Museum

260 Dyckman Ave.
South Haven, MI 49090
Regions: South
Phone: (269) 637-8078
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Description

Five separate buildings offer a variety of engaging opportunities for the Museum visitor including permanent and changing exhibits on Michigan maritime history, a center for the teaching of boat building and related maritime skills, and a regionally renowned research library. Waterfront festivals and events are complemented by the hustle and bustle of a modern harbor and vast sandy beaches in one of west Michigan's most picturesque shoreline communities.All the on-water experiences at the Michigan Maritime Museum promote tourism in West Michigan by providing the public with a wide variety of cultural and educational experiences. These include, the tall ship Friends Good Will, the river launch Lindy Lou, Coast Guard Motor Lifeboat 36460, historic tug Wilhelm Baum, the racing sailboat Bernida, and lightning class sailboat Flashback.

Amenities

  • Gift Shop
  • On Waterfront
  • Kid Friendly
  • Visitors Center
  • Restrooms
Events
May
24 Fri

Summer Kick Off & Blessing of the Fleet

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the Michigan Maritime Museum for a celebration for the beginning of the 2019 summer season!
Jun
15 Sat

38th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Michigan Maritime Museum presents the 38th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show during Harbor Fest weekend in South Haven.
Jul
3 Wed

Friends Good Will Firework Sail!

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Experience West Michigan's finest display of fireworks from the deck of our tall ship Friends Good Will!
Jul
13 Sat

17th Annual Fish Boil Fundrasier

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enjoy a delicious Great Lakes fish boil dinner at the Michigan Maritime Museum.
Aug
17 Sat

6th Annual Boat Walk

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The 6th Annual Boat Walk will feature a variety of stunning vessels docked in South Haven harbor.
Hours
Wednesday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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