Programs and Events

July 2019
Youth
27
ROV Camp II

7/27/19

Learn how to build and use underwater robots during this one-day camp.

August 2019
Educational,Family
03
Family Overnight

8/3/19

Spend the night aboard our real World War II submarine! This special overnight is meant for small groups or families. Please see the Submarine Overnights page for more details or email overnight@wisconsinmaritime.org.

Adult,Family
03
Smithsonian Saturday

10:00am - 11:00am

Watch a featured Smithsonian Channel documentary on a variety of topics on Smithsonian Saturdays.

Family
07
ROVs at the Library

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Did you know archaeologists use robots to explore shipwrecks? Build and test your own ROV at the library.

Adult
08
Educator Open House

4:00pm - 7:00pm

Before the school year kicks off, we invite teachers to join us for a free drink with our Education staff.

Family,Youth
12
Sensory Storytime

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join education staff for an interactive storytime that is suitable for sailors of all abilities.

Adult
14
Cigar Smoker

8/14/19

Join us on the roof deck for our 5th Annual Cigar Smoker with food, drinks, entertainment and more!

Educational
14
Watershed Ambassador Camp

08/14 8:00am - 08/16 5:00pm

This camp will be focused on all things water. Field trips include the Collins Marsh, Woodland Dunes, Blue Rail Beach and the Manitowoc Wastewater Utilities! Campers will experience kayaking, fish dissection, invasive species, swimming and ending the week with a fish fry!

Adult,Family
24
Saturday Learning Series

11:00am - 12:00pm

Our Saturday Learning Series presents lectures, workshops, movie screenings and more on a regular basis.

September 2019
Adult,Family
07
Sketching the Collection

11:00am - 12:00pm

Sketch rarely seen objects from our collection with a teaching artist.

Adult,Family
14
Smithsonian Saturday

10:00am - 11:00am

Watch a featured Smithsonian Channel documentary on a variety of topics on Smithsonian Saturdays.

Adult
17
Historic Naval Ships Association Conference

9/17/19

Annual conference for historic Naval Ship museum professionals.

All
28
Smithsonian Day

9/28/19

Free admission with reserved ticket

October 2019
Family,Youth
09
Homeschool Day

10/9/19

An educational day for homeschool groups from across the state.

Adult,Family
12
Smithsonian Saturday

10:00am - 11:00am

Watch a featured Smithsonian Channel documentary on a variety of topics on Smithsonian Saturdays.

Admission,General
18
Haunted Sub & Pub!

10/18 - 10/19

Are you brave enough to take a haunted tour of USS Cobia? $8 per person and includes indoor waiting!

Adult
19
Haunted Sub Overnight

10/19/19

Have a ghastly good time during this overnight stay on our 'haunted' submarine. Hear ghostly tales from the Great Lakes and perhaps leave with a hair-raising experience of your own…

Adult,Family
19
Saturday Learning Series

11:00am - 12:00pm

Our Saturday Learning Series presents lectures, workshops, movie screenings and more on a regular basis.

Adult
25
Maritime Graveyard Tour

8:00pm - 9:30pm

This walking tour will focus on Great Lakes maritime people who lived and died right here in Manitowoc.

26
MariCrime Mystery Dinner

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Enjoy a tasty meal and open bar while solving a crime on the high seas at this mystery dinner theater.

November 2019
Youth
02
Science Club

8:00am - 5:00pm

WMM Science Club will meet weekly. Prepare for experiments, competitions and lots of fun.

Educational
02
Girl Scout Brownies Love Water Day: Fall 2019

9:30am - 3:30pm

Discover the wonders of water! Learn how water connects people all over the world. Be inspired to lead your family and friends as water advocates.

Adult,Family,Youth
03
Nook and Cranny Tour

1:00pm - 4:00pm

These technical and in-depth tours of the submarine are a hit!

Adult
09
WMM Members Travel

11/9/19

We're going on a trip! This overnight trip is an exclusive benefit for museum members.

All
11
Gilmore Dollar Day

11/11/19

Have you seen the Gilmore Dollar exhibit at the museum? Our Submarine Curator shares its thrilling story with all visitors.

Adult,Family
16
Smithsonian Saturday

10:00am - 11:00am

Watch a featured Smithsonian Channel documentary on a variety of topics on Smithsonian Saturdays.

Adult,Family
16
Saturday Learning Series

11:00am - 12:00pm

Our Saturday Learning Series presents lectures, workshops, movie screenings and more on a regular basis.

Adult,Family,Youth
17
Nook and Cranny Tour

1:00pm - 4:00pm

These technical and in-depth tours of the submarine are a hit!

December 2019
Family
07
Operation Santa

12/7/19

A special overnight event for children and families of deployed military personnel.

Admission,Family
07
Christmas Tree Ship Celebration & Community Day

9:00am - 4:00pm

Join us for a day of holiday fun! Free Admission!

Adult,Family,Youth
08
Nook and Cranny Tour

1:00pm - 4:00pm

These technical and in-depth tours of the submarine are a hit!

Family,Youth
11
Homeschool Day

12/11/19

An educational day for homeschool groups from across the state.

Educational,Family
14
Sensory Friendly Morning

8:00am - 9:00am

Visitors of all abilities are invited to explore our exhibits and submarine in an inclusive environment!

Adult,Family
14
Saturday Learning Series

11:00am - 12:00pm

Our Saturday Learning Series presents lectures, workshops, movie screenings and more on a regular basis.

Adult,Family
21
Smithsonian Saturday

10:00am - 11:00am

Watch a featured Smithsonian Channel documentary on a variety of topics on Smithsonian Saturdays.

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 Retnals

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

There’s something for everyone! Music, food, sidewalk sales, self-guided submarine tours, fireworks, kid-friendly activities, and so much more! Keep an eye on our Schedule of Events and join us for #SubFest2019!

Programs and Events