Admission, Hours, and Location

Museum Hours

Summer (July – August)

Summer (July – August)


Fall (September – October)

Fall (September – October)


Winter (November – February)

9AM – 5PM 

Closed (Tue & Wed)

Spring (February – June)

Spring (Mid-March – June) 


The museum is closed New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. There are special holiday hours for the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s.


Youth (Ages 4-12):$8
Ages 3 & Under: FREE
Seniors (Ages 65+):$12

Rates include access to both the museum and USS Cobia submarine. We accept all major credit cards.

Special Discounts

Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Big pays the $7 chaperone rate & Little gets in FREE

Smithsonian Membership

Smithsonian Membership Card & their Affiliate Membership Card: Free Admission

Active Military

Active Military is FREE

Blue (Gold) Star Program

From Memorial to Labor Day, active military and up to 5 family members enter the museum for free.


Council of American Maritime Museums member are free.

Additional discounts are available for adult and youth groups (10+ people) who book a visit in advance.

Submarine Tours

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum is the proud port of USS Cobia, a World War II submarine. The submarine is only viewable by a 45-minute guided tour which are included with admission. Tours are offered daily, weather permitting, throughout the year. The last tour of the day begins an hour before close.

Allow three to four hours to fully explore the Museum and tour USS Cobia.

Our Location

The Museum is located on Maritime Drive in downtown Manitowoc, Wisconsin. We are on the banks of the Manitowoc River — look for the submarine!

Our address is 75 Maritime Drive, Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220.

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