Programs and Events

May 2022
All, Family, Member Events
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Manitowoc County Member Swap

5/21/22

Member Swap Day gives you access to participating local museums. Explore museums across Manitowoc County with family, friends, or anyone covered by your membership. To visit, show your membership card for walk-up admission at the participating museums. The number admitted free depends on your membership level. Free for members of participating institutions only! Hours vary […]

Educational
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Saturday Learning Series: Side Scan Sonar Workshop

11:00am - 3:00pm

Please join us Saturday, May 21 for our FREE Saturday Learning Series event, Sidescan Sonar Workshop: An Underwater Archeology Survey of the Manitowoc River. Join maritime historian and sidescan expert Brendon Baillod for a day of learning and exploration. The workshop will begin with a classroom component during which we will learn about sidescan sonar technology […]

Exhibits
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EXHIBIT OPENING & Gallery Talk with Photographer Jim Legault

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Meet the photographer behind the lens of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum’s newest exhibit, Washington Island “Over & Back”: 80 Years of Building a Modern Ferry System. Meet photographer, Jim Legault, and learn how he documented the construction of the newest ice-breaking ferry of the Washington Island Ferry Line, Madonna.  This photography exhibit transports the viewer into the […]

June 2022
04
Museum Ships Amateur Radio Weekend

9:00am - 5:00pm

This annual event is sponsored by The Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station. The Cobia Amateur Radio Club will be set up in the Crew’s Mess aboard Cobia all weekend, reaching out to museum ships and amateur radio fans around the world! More information will be available closer to the event.

Admission, Adult, Educational, Special Tours
04
USS Cobia Nook & Cranny Tour

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Join Sub Vet Greg Miller on a more 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 […]

05
Museum Ships Amateur Radio Weekend

9:00am - 5:00pm

This annual event is sponsored by The Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station. The Cobia Amateur Radio Club will be set up in the Crew’s Mess aboard Cobia all weekend, reaching out to museum ships and amateur radio fans around the world! More information will be available closer to the event.

Educational, Youth
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Summer Camp: Mission Fishin’

9:00am - 4:00pm

Start off the summer with a bang with our Mission Fishin’ summer camp! A one-day fishing summer camp for 3rd to 5th graders. On June 13th from 9am to 4pm learn about fishing with hands-on activities and crafts! $36 per child, members get a 20% discount.

Adult, Educational
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Saturday Learning Series: 47 Years with the Washington Island Ferries

11:00am - 12:00pm

The Washington Island Ferry Line, Inc. remains an island-based business with an island-based workforce, now in its 82nd year of service. Dick Purinton spent 47 years aboard Washington Island Ferries, working his way up from deckhand to captain, general manager to company president. He’ll share stories from his time on the ferries, including challenges in […]

July 2022
Admission, All, Family, Special Tours, Sub Pub
04
SUBFEST @ Fourth on the Shore!

9:00am - 11:00pm

There’s something for everyone! Come celebrate the 4th of July in Manitowoc at this lakeside celebration, including live music all day, food, self-guided submarine tours, fireworks, kid-friendly activities, a parade, and so much more! Keep an eye on our Schedule of Events and join us for #SubFest2022! Museum admission is $4.00 all day!

Educational, Teen, Youth
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Summer Camp: Submarine School

9:00am - 4:00pm

Want to know if you have what it takes to be a submariner? Join Submarine School: a 3-day science-filled summer camp for 6th-9th graders ending with an overnight on the USS Cobia! June 25th-27th, 9am to 4pm with an overnight on the submarine taking place the evening of the 27th. $125 price includes overnight for […]

Educational, Teen, Youth
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Summer Camp: Submarine School

9:00am - 4:00pm

Want to know if you have what it takes to be a submariner? Join Submarine School: a 3-day science-filled summer camp for 6th-9th graders ending with an overnight on the USS Cobia! June 25th-27th, 9am to 4pm with an overnight on the submarine taking place the evening of the 27th. $125 price includes overnight for […]

Educational, Teen, Youth
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Summer Camp: Submarine School

07/27 9:00am - 07/28 8:30am

Want to know if you have what it takes to be a submariner? Join Submarine School: a 3-day science-filled summer camp for 6th-9th graders ending with an overnight on the USS Cobia! June 25th-27th, 9am to 4pm with an overnight on the submarine taking place the evening of the 27th. $125 price includes overnight for […]

August 2022
Educational, Youth
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Summer Camp: Shipwreck Detectives

9:00am - 4:00pm

Become a shipwreck detective with this 1-day summer camp for 3rd to 5th graders! On August 8th from 9am to 4pm build underwater robots and solve shipwreck mysteries! $36 per child, members get a 20% discount.

Adult, Sub Pub
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Smoke on the Water

5:00pm - 10:00pm

Formerly the Cigar Smoker

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 #SubFest2021!

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