Door County Maritime Museum
Where Great Lakes history comes alive!
Located along Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin’s busy working waterfront, the Door County Maritime Museum showcases the area’s rich maritime roots. The museum features interactive exhibits, and offers tours of the restored tugboat John Purves, along with the Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower.
Hard-working fishermen, brave ship captains, skilled craftsmen, bold inventors and lonely lighthouse keepers are just some of the personalities you’ll discover in the galleries of the museum.
See how these maritime pioneers worked and what they made, and you’ll understand and appreciate your visit to Door County on a deeper, more engaged level.