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.
Get a VIP 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 the tour. Visit our Museum […]
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 to three-hour tour focuses more on personal stories and less on technology. This tour is not recommended for children 12 and under due […]
Please join us for our March Think & Drink series hybrid presentation “Underground Resistance – The Story of Mildred Fish-Harnack” featuring speaker Käri Knutson. Wisconsin-born Mildred Fish-Harnack was the only American woman to die by Adolf Hitler’s direct order during World War II. Käri Knutson from UW Madison will tell us the story of Mildred’s […]
Join us in celebrating the 80th anniversary of Cobia‘s keel laying by enjoying carnival games, a movie screening, and a cupcake (while they last)! Our Cobia Living History group will be on board to share stories and answer questions for self-guided tours. Documentary historian Gregory S. Cooke will present his film “Invisible Warriors” Cake cutting […]
Join the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in celebrating the stories of women working in production and manufacturing industries during WWII and today. Documentary historian Gregory S. Cooke will present his film “Invisible Warriors” “Invisible Warriors features real pioneers – the first Black women to work in industry and government administrative service. The film is an unforgettable […]
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