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Event Rental Space Available at Door County Maritime Museum

January 19, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2018 Event Rental Space Available at Door County Maritime Museum The Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay has the perfect place to hold your next meeting or event. The Reddin Bridge Room is available for rent and offers a beautiful view of the Sturgeon Bay working waterfront. The Bridge … continue reading

The Door County Maritime Museum-Gills Rock Gets a Name Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2018       The Door County Maritime Museum-Gills Rock Gets a Name Change The Door County Maritime Museum-Gills Rock will be renamed the Death’s Door Maritime Museum in 2018. The name change will be celebrated with a renaming ceremony on July 4, 2018. “We wanted to peak additional interest and … continue reading

Door County Maritime Museum Honors Steve Reinke with Maritime Photography Exhibit

January 2, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2, 2018  Door County Maritime Museum Honors Steve Reinke with Maritime Photography Exhibit On January 13, 2018, the Door County Maritime Museum will open a temporary exhibit featuring maritime photography from Steve Reinke. Reinke passed away in January 2017 after years of dedicated service photographing Door County’s maritime scenes. This exhibit … continue reading

Another Successful Year for Merry-Time Festival of Trees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2, 2018   ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR FOR MERRY-TIME FESTIVAL OF TREES   Highlighted by one of its largest turnouts in its six-year history, Door County Maritime Museum’s Merry-Time Festival of Trees Jingle, Jingle, Mix & Mingle event was another huge success. The event held on Dec. 12 serves as the culmination … continue reading

Maritime Lighthouse Tower Project Moves Ahead with $2.5 Million

December 20, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2017 Maritime Lighthouse Tower Project Moves Ahead with $2.5 Million The Door County Maritime Museum’s Lighthouse Tower expansion project has successfully finished the first stage of fundraising for this inspiring multi-million-dollar initiative, bringing in more than $2.5 million in gifts and pledges. Expanding the museum means bringing more of the … continue reading

Tickets Available for Door County Maritime Museum’s Jingle, Jingle, Mix & Mingle on December 12

December 6, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2017   Tickets Available for Door County Maritime Museum’s Jingle, Jingle, Mix & Mingle on December 12 The Door County Maritime Museum’s Merry-Time Festival of Trees culminates with the Jingle, Jingle, Mix & Mingle event on Tuesday, December 12, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The festivities include a heavy … continue reading