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DCMM Announces Accessibility Initiatives

June 18, 2020

The Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) is pleased to announce participation in a number of programs and initiatives to increase accessibility to the exhibits and collections of the Museum for visitors and local residents. DCMM joins a large coalition of museums nationwide making a broad commitment to seek, include and welcome all audiences. Earlier this … continue reading

Pedaling Around The Door

June 16, 2020

Mike McCarthy is on a mission to bring awareness to Door County’s maritime history, the ecology of Green Bay and Lake Michigan, and that yes, you can kayak around the Door Peninsula. McCarthy, co-owner of the Village Green Lodge in Ephraim, will pedal his Hobie Outback kayak with a Mirage Drive pedaling apparatus more than 110 miles, solo. McCarthy is raising money for DCMM by Peddling Around The Door.

Float Your Boat Challenge

April 30, 2020

Bring Door County’s maritime history and technology to life, even during this time of quarantine, and build boats for the new online competition! In partnership with the Peninsula Pulse newspaper, DCMM is launching the “Float Your Boat!” paper and cardboard boat-building challenge.

DCMM Built for Battle Exhibit Online

April 10, 2020

The Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) is pleased to present our newest exhibit Built for Battle: Sturgeon Bay Ships in World War II online. The Museum is working to make our educational resources and archives available online as quickly as possible. Beginning Wednesday, April 8th and continuing each school day through April 22nd (no post … continue reading

Shipwrecks of Door County – Online!

March 23, 2020

As we transition to a “new normal” during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) wishes to continue to fulfill our mission to preserve and celebrate the rich maritime history of Door County and the Great Lakes.

DCMM Congratulates Sevastopol SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Team!

February 25, 2020

The Door County Maritime Museum extends huge congratulations to Sevastopol School District’s SeaPerch underwater robotics team for winning second place at the North Coast Marine Manufacturing Alliance’s Northeast Wisconsin regional SeaPerch competition on Saturday, February 22nd. The Sevastopol team earned their trip to the regional competition in Green Bay by winning the first-ever Door County … continue reading