Shipwreck Day!

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum invites you to dive into the wonderful world of shipwrecks and underwater archaeology with "Shipwreck Day" on Saturday April 20th, 2024 from 10:00am-3:00pm. Join us for a day filled with hands-on shipwreck activities, including a book signing with Sunken author Kathy Groth and a Q&A with an underwater archaeologist! Free youth […]

USS COBIA Nook & Cranny Tour

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Have you ever wanted to see or know more about USS Cobia than what is offered on the regular tour? Get a behind-the-scenes tour of our World War II submarine and explore spaces not usually open to the general public! The cost is $45 for non-members and $40 for WMM members. Space is limited, so […]

Think & Drink – We Do This For The Water

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Please join the Wisconsin Maritime Museum on May 2, 2024 at 6:30pm for our Think & Drink series presentation "We Do This for the Water" with Siobhan Marks/Zeegwan Noodenese. The featured drink of the night will be Cedar Tea. Josephine Mandamin was an Anishinaabe elder and Water rights activist who walked around the Great Lakes, […]

USS COBIA Diving Deeper Tour

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Join Submarine Veteran Greg Miller on an in-depth tour aboard the USS 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. The cost is $35 for non-members and $30 for Museum members. Space […]

Public Exhibit Opening – Wisconsin’s Shipwreck Coasts

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Visit us on Saturday, May 11 and walk through our newest exhibit: Wisconsin's Shipwreck Coasts! Wisconsin is a maritime state. Over the past 300 years, people from across Europe and beyond navigated to Wisconsin in search of a better life. Many risked their lives by sailing aboard ships through the Great Lakes during a time […]

Member Swap Weekend

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Member Swap Weekend gives you access to participating local museums. Explore museums across Manitowoc County with family, friends, or anyone covered by your membership! To visit a participating site, show […]

Midwestern Model Ships & Boats Contest

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Check out the Midwest’s longest-running model contest and vote on your favorites! The models will be on display to the public on Saturday and Sunday. Friday is model set-up. See our website for details on registration, a schedule of events, and more information: https://bit.ly/3wGLUJC

SOLD OUT – USS COBIA Nook & Cranny Tour

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Have you ever wanted to see or know more about USS Cobia than what is offered on the regular tour? Get a behind-the-scenes tour of our World War II submarine and explore spaces not usually open to the general public! The cost is $45 for non-members and $40 for WMM members. Space is limited, so […]

Season Preview Night at Sub Pub on the Water

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Join us for a special season preview night up at Sub Pub on the Water, the WMM's rooftop bar! Sub Pub is open every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM all summer long. No cover charge. Embrace the family-friendly atmosphere with a variety of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available. Bring your own food or […]

Opening Night at Sub Pub on the Water

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the WMM rooftop bar! No cover charge. Embrace the family-friendly atmosphere with a variety of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available. Bring your own food or order from one of the great area restaurants!

Sub Pub on the Water

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum's rooftop bar! Embrace the family-friendly atmosphere with a variety of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available! There is no admission fee to visit Sub Pub. Bring your own food or order from […]

Museum Ships Amateur Radio Weekend

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

The USS COBIA Amateur Radio Club (call sign NB9QV) will be set up in the Crew’s Mess aboard USS COBIA all weekend long, June 1-2, 2024, reaching out to other museum ships and amateur radio fans around the world. Stop by to ask questions and learn about the world of ham radio! For more information […]

Sub Pub on the Water

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum's rooftop bar! Embrace the family-friendly atmosphere with a variety of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available! There is no admission fee to visit Sub Pub. Bring your own food or order from […]

Think & Drink – The Music of “Victory at Sea”

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Please join the Wisconsin Maritime Museum on June 6th at 6:30pm for our Think & Drink series presentation "The Music of Victory at Sea" with Professor George Ferencz. The featured drink of the night will be a Suffering Bastard. In 1952-53, NBC brought WWII right into American living rooms as network television found its way […]

Sub Pub on the Water

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum's rooftop bar! Embrace the family-friendly atmosphere with a variety of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available! There is no admission fee to visit Sub Pub. Bring your own food or order from […]

Public Exhibit Opening: Turning the Tide – The Role of Manitowoc’s LCTs in WWII

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Visit us on Saturday, June 8 and walk through our newest exhibit: Turning the Tide – The Role of Manitowoc’s LCTs in WWII! The Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company built more than just submarines for WWII. They were also the lead shipyard for building Landing Craft, Tanks (LCT)-5s and designed the first LCT-6. This exhibit explores the […]

Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

When you visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, dock at the Hands-On Harbor Activity Station in the Main Concourse to explore the world of water, make a cool craft, or even get to try some hands-on learning! The Harbor will be open from 10:00am - 3:00pm for all ages to learn, create, and explore! Included with […]

Sub Pub on the Water

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum's rooftop bar! Embrace the family-friendly atmosphere with a variety of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available! There is no admission fee to visit Sub Pub. Bring your own food or order from […]

Sub Pub on the Water

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum's rooftop bar! Embrace the family-friendly atmosphere with a variety of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available! There is no admission fee to visit Sub Pub. Bring your own food or order from […]

Fog Horn Demonstrations

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

The sonic boom of a fog horn can pierce through the thickest fog to warn ships of upcoming hazards. From 11:00am-3:00pm on Saturday June 15, 2024, join the Wisconsin Maritime Museum as Historian Jake Heffernan tells the story of the evolution of the fog horn! Learn about how sirens and diaphones generate sound by chopping […]

Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

When you visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, dock at the Hands-On Harbor Activity Station in the Main Concourse to explore the world of water, make a cool craft, or even get to try some hands-on learning! The Harbor will be open from 10:00am - 3:00pm for all ages to learn, create, and explore! Included with […]

Margarita Night at Sub Pub on the Water

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

It's Margarita Night at Sub Pub on the Water! Join us for this extra open evening and special drink flavors! You can also join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum's rooftop bar! Embrace the family-friendly atmosphere with a variety […]

Sub Pub on the Water

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum's rooftop bar! Embrace the family-friendly atmosphere with a variety of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available! There is no admission fee to visit Sub Pub. Bring your own food or order from […]

Beach Clean-Up

YMCA Beach

Join the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in keeping our waterways clean! We will be hosting a beach clean-up at the YMCA Beach in Manitowoc, Wisconsin beginning at 9:30am on Saturday, June 22, 2024. Gloves and trash bags will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own equipment as well. No registration is necessary, all […]

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