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You can also learn about Door County maritime history in our magazine The Beacon.

Fiber Art Show – “Down by the Shore”

The Fiber Artisans of Northeast Wisconsin are sharing their love of fiber arts with Door County with a shore-themed exhibit of 22 quilts, wall hangings, felted pieces, and more! See these terns immortalized in fabric during … Read more

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OPEN for 2023!

DCMM seasonal properties open for Summer 2023 on Monday, May 1! Death’s Door Maritime Museum in Gills Rock, Cana Island Lighthouse in Baileys Harbor, and the historic tug John Purves in Sturgeon Bay. One History…Three Ports of Call!

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Red square box with peaked metal roof, sitting at the end of a break wall. A catwalk of wood and steel connects the lighthouse to the shore.

Spring 2023 Lighthouse Festival: June 9-11

Festival weekends include air, land-based, boat, and adventure tours that provide access to all 11 of the treasured lighthouses of Door County and three of our neighbors to the south.

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upside down canoe, shiny with first coat of resin. 6 men posing in background of canoe

Win a Handcrafted Wooden Boat!

Each year, DCMM hosts a wooden boatbuilding class, keeping alive the traditional maritime craft. Aspiring boat builders have an opportunity to learn firsthand skills of the age-old craft of building wooden boats. The class is … Read more

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