Directions and Parking

Driving Directions

The Museum is located on Maritime Drive in downtown Manitowoc, Wisconsin. We are in a large white building, on the bank of the Manitowoc River -- look for the submarine!

For GPS systems our address is 75 Maritime Drive, Manitowoc.

For pilots arriving at the Manitowoc County Airport:

Lakeshore Aviation provides a courtesty car on a first-come, first-served basis or with reservation, for a nominal fee. If a car is unavailable a cab can be arranged.

Start out going south on Freedom Way to Menasha Avenue. Turn left onto Menasha Avenue and follow it approximately one mile to Hwy 10/Waldo Boulevard. Turn left onto Waldo and follow it to Lake Michigan. Turn right onto Maritime Drive. Follow Maritime Drive approximately 1 mile; the Museum will be on your left.

From Milwaukee:

Follow I-43 North to Exit 149/Hwy 151. Turn right (east) and follow the Hwy 151 signs to 8th Street (approximately 5 miles). Turn left (north) and cross the 8th Street bridge. Turn right (east) onto Maritime Drive; the Museum will be on your right.

OR…Follow I-43 North to Exit 152/Hwy 10 East. Turn right (east) and continue along Hwy 10, which becomes Waldo Blvd., to Lake Michigan (approximately 3 miles). Turn right on Maritime Drive. Follow Maritime Drive approximately one mile; the Museum will be on your left.

From Fond du Lac:

Follow Hwy151 to 8th Street (approximately 5 miles). Turn left (north) and cross the 8th Street bridge. Turn right (east) onto Maritime Drive; the Museum will be on your right.

From Appleton:

Hwy 10 to I-43. Go south on I-43 to Exit 152, Hwy 10 east. Turn left off the exit ramp and continue east on Hwy 10 (also called Waldo Blvd. ) to Lake Michigan (approx. 3 miles). Turn right onto Maritime Drive and follow for 1 mile.

From Green Bay:

Follow I-43 South to Exit 152/Hwy 10 East. Turn left (east) and continue along Hwy 10, which becomes Waldo Blvd., to Lake Michigan (approximately 3 miles). Turn right on Maritime Drive. Follow Maritime Drive approximately one mile; the Museum will be on your left.