Model Ship Gallery & Carferry Exhibits

Scale models, half-hull models and quarterboards tell of Great Lakes sailing ships and freighters, past and present, in the Model Ship Gallery.

Learn about Lake Michigan carferries such as City of Midland 41 and City of Saginaw 31. These unique ships transported passengers and railroad cars between Michigan and Wisconsin ports year ’round, through storms and heavy ice.

View a shipwreck diorama featuring the Edmund Fitzgerald as she looks lying deep in the waters of Lake Superior.