Admission, Hours, and Location

Museum Hours 

Thursday – Monday

(Labor Day – Memorial Day , Closed Tue-Wed)

10AM – 4PM 

Summer Hours

Open 7 Days A Week Memorial Day – Labor Day

9AM – 5PM

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):$13
Ages 3 & Under: FREE
Seniors (Ages 65+):$17
Active MilitaryFree
Receive a $5 discount for Museum-only admission!

Museums For All Program $8 (for guests with a valid EBT, BadgerCare, FoodShare/Quest, Medicaid, and/or WIC card.)

Submarine Tours

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum is the proud port of USS Cobia, a World War II submarine. Tours are available on a timed basis with limited capacity. We strongly encourage purchasing your tickets ahead of time as tours do sell out. You can purchase tickets online or by calling the museum.

Masks are required on the submarine tour.

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

Special Discounts


Free admission is offered to caregivers accompanying an individual with disabilities.

Active Duty Military

Military personnel on active duty are 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 members are free.


Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums – members of participating Museums are free.

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

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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