The Wisconsin Maritime Museum’s Education Department welcomes all people to connect with our waterways through inclusive and engaging programming. We offer a wide variety of formal and informal educational programs for youth, homeschool, scout and school groups.
Programs are designed by educators, meet educational standards and make learning fun. Our education staff will work with you to schedule and create a museum visit that is perfect for your group.
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The Wisconsin Maritime Museum offers a wide variety of quality educational programs for children and schools that are designed by licensed educators, meet state educational standards, and make learning fun!
All Hands on Deck!
The Wisconsin Maritime Museum connects people of all abilities to our waterways.
Learn some new skills!
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts can participate in several programs and opportunities focusing on maritime education.
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Sailors of all ages will discover engaging experiences, exhibits, and learning opportunities at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. Book your field trip today.
Please join us for our October Think & Drink series presentation, “Sketching the Great Loop!” Jill Iverson, a member of the Lakeshore Artists Guild, spent a year traversing America’s Great Loop, a circumnavigation of the eastern third of the US and Canada in a 33 foot trawler, and created a sketch journal along the way. […]
Join Sub Vet Greg Miller on a more in-depth tour aboard Cobia. Explore areas of the sub not open to guests on regular tours. This two-hour tour focuses on how WWII submarines work and allows time for all your questions! This tour is not recommended for children 12 and under due to the length of […]
Join Sub Vet Greg Miller on a more in-depth tour aboard Cobia. Learn what it was really like living and working on a submarine with 80 men for two months. This two-hour tour focuses more on personal stories and less on technology. This tour is not recommended for children 12 and under due to the length […]
Please join us for our November Think & Drink series presentation, “Fire On the Water: Revisiting the shipwrecks Niagara and Phoenix!” In this immersive presentation, Kevin Cullen (WMM Deputy Director), will provide new insights into two pre-Civil War shipwrecks that burned on Lake Michigan and what we can learn about the passengers aboard these historic immigrant […]
Please join us for our December Think & Drink series presentation, “Endurance22 – Finding Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance!” In February 2022, an international team of explorers and scientists journeyed to one of the harshest, most remote places on Earth–the Weddell Sea, off Antarctica–in search of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s lost ship, Endurance. Using coordinates and clues left […]