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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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.


  • Gift Shop

  • On Waterfront

  • Kid Friendly

  • Visitors Center

  • Restrooms

11 Sat

Annual Fish Boil Fundraiser

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enjoy a delicious Great Lakes Fish Boil dinner at the Michigan Maritime Museum.
15 Sat

The 7th Annual Boat Walk

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The 7th Annual Boat Walk will feature a variety of stunning vessels docked here in South Haven harbor.
12 Sat

Black River Open Paddle

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Michigan Maritime Museum members, volunteers, and other paddlers for a beautiful fall paddle on the serene Black River in South Haven.
Amenities & Services
Water View
Gift Shop
Picnic Area
Wednesday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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