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2022 Door County Lighthouse Festivals

May 27, 2022

Spring: June 10-12 & Fall: September 30-October 2. The Festival weekends include air, land-based, boat, and adventure tours that together reach all 11 of the treasured lighthouses of Door County!


February 25, 2022

It is our great pleasure to announce that the $9.2 Million Capital Campaign for the Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower is officially CLOSED!!

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

February 14, 2022

A bigger museum means we need more help – Volunteer Today! DCMM is actively recruiting volunteers who are excited to learn about maritime history and share it with our museum visitors!

Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week 2021

July 26, 2021

The 30th annual Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival ( August 14-15 features a remarkable assortment of historic and beautiful vessels proudly displayed by their owners or builders. The Festival also includes the popular Sikaflex Build-A-Boat Challenge.

Mariner & USCG Person of the Year – 2021

July 9, 2021

The public is cordially invited to an award presentation and dinner honoring all nominees for the Mariner Award and the Sturgeon Bay Area Coast Guard Person of the Year. This special event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club, and is hosted by the Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay Coast Guard Committee, and SBYC.

DCMM and Door County Library Announce New Partnership!

July 8, 2021

To provide greater access to museum exhibits and programs for ALL Door County residents, DCMM family membership cards are now available for checkout at all branches of the Door County Library.