Where Great Lakes History Comes Alive!

​​​​​​​Door County Maritime Museum: Where Great Lakes History Comes Alive!

The Door County Maritime Museum & Lighthouse Preservation Society, Inc. preserves Great Lakes maritime history, primarily focusing on Door County, Wisconsin, and provides interpretive and educational opportunities for current and future generations. The Museum operates three locations, including the Door County Maritime Museum along the working waterfront in Sturgeon Bay; the iconic Cana Island Lighthouse in Baileys Harbor; and the Death’s Door Maritime Museum in Gills Rock. As one of northeast Wisconsin’s top tourism destinations, attracting more than 70,000 visitors annually, the Door County Maritime Museum serves as a cultural and educational resource for all 72 counties in Wisconsin. 


 

MISSION STATEMENT
Door County Maritime Museum & Lighthouse Preservation Society, Inc. preserves Great Lakes maritime history, primarily focusing on Door County, Wisconsin, and provides interpretive and educational opportunities for current and future generations.

VISION STATEMENT
It is the vision of the Door County Maritime Museum to provide and perpetuate the best maritime museum experiences on the Great Lakes.


COVID-19 Statement

The Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and we will adjust our action plan and policies as needed when the situation changes.

Our priority is to keep our employees and guests safe.

Keeping in mind that the COVID-19 situation is very dynamic, we are prepared to adapt to any changing circumstances as needed. DCMM will follow, and update guidelines based on existing and future Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance, as well as local input including the Partnership for Infection Prevention measures as outlined.

We ask that our Museum team and our guests take their own health and the health of others seriously.