A Variety of Facilities

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum offers a variety of facilities that can be rented for private and public events, corporate meetings, seminars, and presentations. For information on rental rates or to make a reservation, please contact the Mike toll free at 1-866-724-2356, ext. 106 (in the Manitowoc area, call 684-0218 x 106), or e-mail Mike at mjohnson@wisconsinmaritime.org.

For information on how to reserve, and general pricing on our sample rental agreement, check out our How To Reserve Page.

Roof Deck

The Roof Deck offers 3,100 square feet of outdoor space with a panoramic view of Lake Michigan and downtown Manitowoc. The Deck is ideal for receptions and is located on the third floor of the Museum. The roof deck has its own food serving shelter for catered events.

Riverview Room

With 1,800 square feet that can be divided into up to three separate rooms, the Riverview Room can accommodate groups as large as 150 for theater-style presentations or up to 100 people for a catered event. The Riverview Room is conveniently located on our main level and overlooks the historic Manitowoc River and USS Cobia.

Board Room

The 400 square-foot board room offers a unique setting for events for up to 16 people, with a panoramic view of Lake Michigan and the historic Manitowoc riverfront. Use this space for a small business meeting, or as a relaxation area separate from a larger rental using the Riverview Room or Roof Deck.

USS Cobia Interpretive Center

The Cobia Interpretive Center's theater features an audio-visual presentation system for groups of up to 35 people. The theater is available for rent in the evenings after regular Museum hours (5 p.m. during winter or 6 p.m. in the summer).


The Riverwalk provides a sprawling outdoor venue next to USS COBIA with room for casual dining and music. It can hold up to 150 people for your event.