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

22 Wed

Maritime Lecture Series-Eastland: Chicago's Deadliest Day

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Film producer Harvey Moshman will screen a section of the 2019 documentary Eastland: Chicago's Deadliest Day
22 Fri

Blessing of the Fleet & Summer Kick-Off Picnic

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the Michigan Maritime Museum for a celebration of the 2020 summer season.
27 Wed

Maritime Lecture Series: Underwater Preserve Buoys Program

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Southwest Michigan Underwater Preserve (SWMUP) is now part of a statewide program to protect shipwrecks by installing mooring buoys.
20 Sat

39th Antique & Classic Boat Show

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This event celebrates all kinds of antique and classic small craft from power boats to paddle boats.
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.
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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