Museum News

We offer a substantial selection of resources for you to learn more about the Door County Maritime Museum.

The Beacon

The Beacon is a new publication from the Door County Maritime Museum. With scholarly content from the Museum’s curatorial department, this glossy, 16-page magazine mails to all DCMM members, lifetime members, volunteers and major supporters. Free copies are also available at all three DCMM locations (Sturgeon Bay, Death’s Door and Cana Island) throughout the year. The Beacon is published in three annual issues (April, July and October).

Read the current October 2022 issue

Read the July 2022 issue

Read the Spring 2022 issue

Read the Fall/Winter 2021 issue. 

Read the premiere Summer 2021 issue of The Beacon here.



Press Releases

Access featured stories announcing news worthy information on scheduled events, promotions, programs and exhibits.

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Mari-Times Newsletter Back Issues

Released three times a year to members only, the Mari-Times featured articles on historical maritime events, a “View from the Wheelhouse”, museum news, volunteer information, nautical book reviews, new exhibit information and more. [DCMM ended publication of the Mari-Times in 2018.]  

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