Events & Activities

Each year, the Door County Maritime Museum hosts more than 30 different events, speakers, classes and presentations that bring the rich history of Wisconsin's Door County peninsula to life.

During the summer, take in the spectacular Lighthouse Festival and a family friendly Classic & Wooden Boat Festival. During the winter, the museum offers a wooden boat building class and hosts a monthly speaker series on intriguing, past and present, maritime subjects. 

Please browse our complete list of events.

Upcoming Events

New 'Sea Dogs' Video

July 01, 2015 to October 01, 2015

“Loyal companions, warriors, lifesavers, guardians… extraordinary stories of dogs and the sea.” Explore this family-friendly exhibit today!  See the Video

"All Along the Shore" Art Exhibit is Open

August 22, 2015 to October 18, 2015

The Door County Maritime Museum will host the Door County Art League’s 29th Annual Members Showcase.  The exhibit opens to the public August 22 and runs until October 18. Artwork selected for...

Wooden Boatbuilding Class Project

August 31, 2015

Each year the Museum hosts a wooden boatbuilding class, keeping this maritime tradition alive.  Aspiring boat builders have an opportunity to gain firsthand skills in the age-old craft of...

Fall Lighthouse Festival

September 02, 2015 to October 11, 2015

Door County Maritime Museum is offering a couple of its most popular tours Columbus Day weekend. These fantastic nautical adventures will take place October 10-11 with discounts being offered for...

Sturgeon Bay Museum Hours Change to 10 am-5 pm Daily

September 08, 2015

Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI Hours Open year 'round, 7 days a week January-March:  10 am-4 pmApril-June:  10 am-5 pmJuly-Labor Day:  9 am-5 pmDay after Labor...

Annual Meeting

October 06, 2015

This year the annual meeting will be held October 6, 2015. All current members have voting rights and are invited to attend. Details will be announced later.

Pumpkin Patch Festival in Egg Harbor: Raffle Drawing for the Stickleback Dory

October 11, 2015

Raffle drawing for boatbuilding class project: Stickleback Dory Over 50 additional prizes awarded

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