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May 2015

Museum and Lighthouse Opening for 2015 Season

May 30, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Marquette Maritime Museum, 300 North Lakeshore Blvd
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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The Marquette Maritime Museum and Lighthouse will be opening for the 2015 season on May 30th. Once open, the hours will be 10AM - 5PM daily. The Museum is self guided and the Lighthouse tour is a 45-50 minute guided tour.  Please call ahead for Lighthouse Tour times at 906-226-2006.  Go to Plan Your Visit under the About Us tab for more information.

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June 2015

Book Signing-“The Last Laker” by Frederick Stonehouse

June 25, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marquette Maritime Museum, 300 North Lakeshore Blvd
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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Well known Great Lakes Maritime Historian Frederick Stonehouse is back with a new book called "The Last Laker. Finding a Wreck Lost in the Great Lakes' Deadliest Storm." In 1913, a mighty “White Hurricane” ripped through the Great Lakes and inflicted the greatest loss of life and vessels from a single storm to date. For a century, one wreck in particular, SS Henry B. Smith, eluded divers and confounded maritime experts. Maritime historian and prolific author Frederick Stonehouse tells the…

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August 2015

Celebrating the U.S. Coast Guard Birthday and National Lighthouse Day

August 8, 2015
Marquette Maritime Museum, 300 North Lakeshore Blvd
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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$3 - $5

Join us on Saturday, August 8, 2015 where the Museum will have special movies playing in our theater to highlight the U. S. Coast Guard and Lighthouses in our area.  Enter to win a free model of the Marquette Harbor Lighthouse, a Marquette Maritime Museum and Lighthouse Sticker and a DVD "Guardians of the Gates: The Surfboats."   Also,  any purchase in the Maritime Museum Ship's Store will receive a free U.S. Coast Guard pin. Regular admission to the Museum…

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Evening Lighthouse Tour

August 11, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Marquette Maritime Museum, 300 North Lakeshore Blvd
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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For Marquette's Maritime Month, we will be offering special evening lighthouse tours of the Marquette Harbor Lighthouse.  This tour will consist of history of the Early Life-Saving Service, U.S Coast Guard and Lighthouse history. Please call us to reserve your spot at 226-2006, space is limited. The tour starts at 6:30PM at the Marquette Maritime Museum. - 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm - $8 for adults; $5 for children 12 and under

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U.P. Children’s Museum Second Thursday of the Month-SHIPS!

August 13, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
U. P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave
Marquette, 49855
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The Maritime Museum wants to send a huge thank you to the U.P. Children's Museum who will be hosting a second Thursday of the month program to coincide with Marquette's Maritime Month!! Ahoy Mates! Join us for our Second Thursday Creativity Series, Thursday, August 13th from 5:30-7:30 with the theme of “Ships!”  There will be themed  craft activities, creative snacks, Culver’s Frozen Custard and live music. This month’s event will also feature a book reading by author Stephen Schram.  He…

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Famous Lake Superior Shipwrecks – Themed Saturday

August 15, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Marquette Maritime Museum, 300 North Lakeshore Blvd
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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As part of Maritime Month, we will be featuring the wreck of the Henry B. Smith and Edmund Fitzgerald.  Mystery surrounds both shipwrecks and have fascinated many for years.  We will be showing different videos with various theories about the wreck of the Fitz  in our theater.  Then you can check out our updated Smith exhibit, a ship that was lost for nearly 100 years and was recently found off Big Bay, MI in over 500 feet of water. With paid…

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Maritime Month Museum Open House

August 18, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marquette Maritime Museum, 300 North Lakeshore Blvd
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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How many times have you passed by the Maritime Museum and thought, some day, I would love to stop in and see what is in there.  Well this is your chance!  And it is FREE admission for all Marquette County residents.  Stop in for some light snacks, punch and learn about our rich maritime history.  You can also register to win a free print of the Marquette Harbor Lighthouse! This open house is to help celebrate Marquette's Maritime Month.  We…

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Evening Lighthouse Tour

August 20, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Marquette Maritime Museum, 300 North Lakeshore Blvd
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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The first one was such a success, we have decided to add one more evening tour!!!! For Marquette's Maritime Month, we will be offering special evening lighthouse tours of the Marquette Harbor Lighthouse.  This tour will consist of history of the Early Life-Saving Service, U.S Coast Guard and Lighthouse history. Please call us to reserve your spot at 226-2006, space is limited. The tour starts at 6:30PM at the Marquette Maritime Museum. - 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm - $8…

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Kid’s Day! Maritime Month’s Themed Saturday

August 22, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Marquette Maritime Museum, 300 North Lakeshore Blvd
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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This day is dedicated to all kids 12 and under!!!  With an adult's paid admission to the Museum, all children 12 and under are free of charge to the Museum! What can kids expect?  There is a pirate scavenger hunt, treasure hunt, dress up chest, tattoo table other games and of course yummy snack and drinks for the whole family.  This is a perfect time for you child to sit at the craft table and create a masterpiece to submit…

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Honoring our World War II Submarine Veterans – Themed Saturday

August 29, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Marquette Maritime Museum, 300 North Lakeshore Blvd
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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The last Saturday of August's Maritime Month will honor our World War II Submarine veterans.  The focus will be placed on the McClintock/Dater-Dace Annex that focuses on one of the largest naval battles in history, the Battle for Leyte Gulf.  The Annex is located adjacent to the Maritime Museum and admission to the Annex is also free. With a paid admission to the Museum, we will be featuring World War II videos in our theater and visitors will be able…

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