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DCMM Selects Exhibit General Contractor

October 28, 2020

Construction of the Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower reached a new milestone with the selection of a nationally recognized firm as Exhibit General Contractor.

DCMM Receives Austin Painting Donation

September 28, 2020

The Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) recently received a beautiful addition to the collection, when long-time Museum supporter Gail Fischer donated an original watercolor painting. In with the Catch (2000) is a painting by noted Door County artist Phil Austin, depicting the fishing tug Kelly dockside at Little Sand Bay in northern Door County. The … continue reading

Maritime Speaker Series

September 23, 2020

The Door County Maritime Museum is pleased to to host experts and interesting characters from around the country for the 2020-2021 Maritime Speaker Series, presented in partnership with series sponsor Door County Medical Center.  The Maritime Speaker Series offers an assortment of monthly programs – from historical topics to current issues affecting the Great Lakes … continue reading

DCMM Announces 2020 Mariner Award Winners

August 25, 2020

DCMMis pleased to announce the recipients of the annual Door County Mariner Awards and Coast Guard Person of the Year Award. William C. “Bill” Parsons is recognized with the Mariner Award…

Boathouse Sidewalk Sale

July 16, 2020

The Door County Maritime Museum will host the annual Boathouse Sidewalk Sale on Thursday and Friday, July 30-31 and Saturday, August 1. The sale will take place along Madison Avenue, directly in front of the Sturgeon Bay Museum. The Boathouse Sidewalk Sale is happening on the same day that Destination Sturgeon Bay is holding their Sidewalk Sale on Third Avenue. All proceeds from the Boathouse Sidewalk Sale support the Museum’s operations and educational outreach programs.

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