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New Shipwrecks Exhibit Unveiled at Door County Maritime Museum

May 11, 2018

New Shipwrecks Exhibit Unveiled at Door County Maritime Museum Take a journey through the new immersive exhibit at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay. Start your journey on land, aboard the freighter Elba, experience the ship sinking to the bottom of Lake Michigan and explore the lake floor for shipwrecks. The new “Shipwrecks … continue reading

Door County Unveils Shipwreck Exhibit with Help from Tourism Grant

April 28, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOOR COUNTY UNVEILS SHIPWRECK EXHIBIT WITH HELP FROM TOURISM GRANT Grant funds will go towards promoting new interactive exhibition at Door County Maritime Museum STURGEON BAY, Wis. – The Door County Maritime Museum is sailing into summer with the unveiling of its “Shipwrecks of Door County” interactive exhibit. With help from a … continue reading

Make a Difference at the Door County Maritime Museum – Volunteer Today!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2018 Make a Difference at the Door County Maritime Museum – Volunteer Today! STURGEON BAY, WISCONSIN – The Door County Maritime Museum is recruiting energetic volunteers who are excited to learn about maritime history and share it with museum visitors. Do you enjoy talking to individuals and groups of up … continue reading

Shipyard Tours Return to Sturgeon Bay on May 5th

April 27, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2018 Shipyard Tours Return to Sturgeon Bay on May 5th STURGEON BAY, WI – On May 5th, 2018, the Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay presents the 25th Annual Sturgeon Bay Shipyard Tours. For one day each year, Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding and Centerpoint Yacht Services open their doors to the public … continue reading

Ticket Sale Opens to General Public for Lighthouse Festival

March 22, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2018 TICKET SALE OPENS TO GENERAL PUBLIC FOR LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL Tickets for the 25th Annual Door County Lighthouse Festival go on sale to the general public Monday, April 2, following a two-week pre-sale for museum members. Many of the boat excursions are unique to the Lighthouse Festival weekend.  Following the … continue reading

Members-Only Ticket Sale Kicks Off Lighthouse Festival

March 5, 2018

PRESS RELEASE March 6, 2018 MEMBERS-ONLY TICKET SALE KICKS OFF LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL Door County Maritime Museum members will get the first opportunity to order tickets for the 25th annual Door County Lighthouse Festival. The festival includes boat excursions and guided land-based tours to all of the 11 historic Door County lighthouses. This much-anticipated festival gives … continue reading