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 speakers series on intriguing, past and present, maritime subjects. 

Please browse our complete list of events.

Upcoming Events

Museum CLOSES at 2:00 pm

December 24, 2014

Museum closes at 2:00 pm for Christmas Eve.

Museum CLOSED for Christmas Day

December 25, 2014

Wed. Dec 24 - Museum closes early at 2:00 pm Thu. Dec 25 - Museum CLOSED for Christmas Day

Museum CLOSES at 2:00 pm

December 31, 2014

Museum closes at 2:00 pm for New Year's Eve.

Museum CLOSED for New Year's Day

January 01, 2015

Museum CLOSED for New Year's Day

Sturgeon Bay Museum Hours Change to 10 am-4 pm Daily

January 02, 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...

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

January 08, 2015

The Door County Maritime Museum and Write On Door County partner to present a monthly book club featuring books that have a Great Lakes focus. Works of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry...

Maritime Speaker Series - Rick O'Farrell

January 08, 2015

The new Door County Maritime Museum Executive Director Richard O'Farrell will share some of his personal history.

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

February 05, 2015

The Door County Maritime Museum and Write On Door County partner to present a monthly book club featuring books that have a Great Lakes focus. Works of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry...

Maritime Speaker Series - Bob Desh

February 05, 2015

Former Executive Director Bob Desh will discuss the Coast Guard Lighthouse Property Divestiture Program.

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

March 05, 2015

The Door County Maritime Museum and Write On Door County partner to present a monthly book club featuring books that have a Great Lakes focus. Works of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry...

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