National Maritime Day – May 22

Honoring National Maritime Day 2024 on Wednesday. May 22, the Door County Maritime Museum will offer Pay-What-You-Can admission to all three DCMM locations for the day (Sturgeon Bay, Cana Island and Death’s Door), celebrating our beloved maritime community.

DCMM Recognized for Excellence

DCMM recently learned that the organization has passed the American Alliance of Museums’ Core Documents Verification, an important milestone in its ongoing efforts to demonstrate excellence and meet museum industry standards and best practices.

Winter Fleet 2024

The M/V JOSEPH L. BLOCK arrived at the entrance to the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal mid-morning on Wednesday January 17, 2024. She proceeded down the bay, through the three Sturgeon Bay bridges, pivoted and backed into her slip for winter layup at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding.

Tug John Purves

The dry-docking work for the tug John Purves is complete and the tug is back at home behind the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay!

A holiday tree with golden ornaments in front of a window that shows an historic red tugboat outside.

Jingle Mixer 2023!

We’re inviting you to celebrate the holidays, and mix and mingle through the Door County ‘Merry’-Time Museum’s winter wonderland during the Jingle Mixer, the evening of Tuesday, December 12. During the Mixer, enjoy the Hot … Read more