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Overnight Programs

Sound the dive alarm, press the torpedo firing button, sleep in the sub, check out the nooks and crannys, and enjoy more interactive activities on USS Cobia. Groups, families, and individuals can participate in our interactive submarine overnight, offered year round.

Event Rentals

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum offers a variety of facilities that can be rented for private and public events, corporate meetings, seminars, and presentations.  Consider hosting your next event at our unique venue!

Sub Pub on the Water

The Sub Pub opens on Memorial Day and runs through Labor Day every year. Come up to the Roof Deck to enjoy the downtown view and sunset along the river and with a view of Lake Michigan and a cash bar. 

SubFest at Fourth on the Shore!

There’s something for everyone! Music, food, self-guided submarine tours, fireworks, kid-friendly activities, and so much more! Keep an eye on our Schedule of Events and join us for #SubFest2024!

July 2024
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Sub Pub on the Water

5:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM (and select other special hours) all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum’s rooftop bar! […]

Admission, All, Educational, Family, Teen, Youth
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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

10:00am - 3:00pm

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 […]

All, Sub Pub
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Smoky Cocktail Night at Sub Pub on the Water

5:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM (and select other special hours) all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum’s rooftop bar! […]

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Sub Pub on the Water

5:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM (and select other special hours) all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum’s rooftop bar! […]

All, Sub Pub
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Sub Pub on the Water

5:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM (and select other special hours) all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum’s rooftop bar! […]

All, Educational, Volunteer
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Beach Clean-Up

9:30am - 11:00am

Join the Wisconsin Maritime Museum and our partners in keeping our waterways clean! We will be hosting a beach clean-up at the YMCA Beach in Manitowoc, Wisconsin beginning at 9:30am […]

Admission, All, Educational, Family, Teen, Youth
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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

10:00am - 3:00pm

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 […]

All, Sub Pub
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Sub Pub on the Water

5:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us every Thursday and Friday evening from 5:00PM-10:00PM (and select other special hours) all summer long up at Sub Pub on the Water, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum’s rooftop bar! […]

August 2024
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Think & Drink – The Wreck of RMS Titanic

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Please join the Wisconsin Maritime Museum on August 1st at 6:30pm for our Think & Drink at SubPub presentation “Wreck of RMS Titanic” with NOAA maritime archaeologist Caitlin Zant. The […]

Adult, Educational, Special Tours
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Submarine Sleepover For Grown Ups

08/02 6:00pm - 08/03 9:00am

Join us aboard USS COBIA on Friday, August 2, 2024 at 6:00pm through Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 9:00am for a Submarine Sleepover for Grown Ups! Each ticket includes an […]

Adult, Educational, Exhibits, Family, Sub Pub
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Plein Air Paint Out

11:00am - 6:00pm

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum and the Rahr-West Art Museum are thrilled to announce Paint Out 2024! We are so excited to be able to make this annual event happen through […]

Admission, All, Educational, Family, Teen, Youth
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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

10:00am - 3:00pm

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 […]

Adult, Fundraiser, Sub Pub
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Smoke on the Water

5:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for our annual Smoke on the Water fundraiser on August 7, 2024 from 5:00-10:00pm, hosted on the roof deck of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum at Sub Pub on […]

Admission, All, Educational, Family, Teen, Youth
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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

10:00am - 3:00pm

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 […]

Family, Sub Pub
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Lakeshore Balloon Glow at Sub Pub on the Water

5:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us at Sub Pub on the Water for the annual Lakeshore Balloon Glow! Enjoy an evening filled with hot air balloons, cold drinks, a waterski show, fireworks and more […]

All, Educational, Volunteer
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Beach Clean-Up

9:30am - 11:00am

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, July […]

Educational, Family, Special Tours, Teen, Youth
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Family Overnight

08/17 7:30pm - 08/18 9:00am

Families can spend the night aboard USS Cobia and learn how to dive the sub, fire the torpedoes, and aim the deck guns. If you want to stay up later, […]

Admission, All, Educational, Family, Teen, Youth
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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

10:00am - 3:00pm

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 […]

Admission, Adult, All, Family, Teen, Veterans, Youth
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Sensory Friendly Evening

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Museums are for everyone! Join us for a sensory-friendly evening designed for anyone looking for a more relaxed museum experience, no matter their age or ability level, and their families. […]

May 2025
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May 2026
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May 2027
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May 2028
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