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Michigan Maritime Museum

260 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI 49090-1065
+1 269-637-8078
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Great piece of history!

Great piece of history - reasonable admission - great place to take kids! The town is also full of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Coldwater, Michigan
Take a boat trip.

Doesn't look much from outside, but very impressive displays, and worth a couple of hours plus boat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
South Haven, Michigan
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We strive to preserve, interpret, and invite the public to experience and learn about our Great Lakes maritime heritage from our Museum in South Haven.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
260 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI 49090-1065
+1 269-637-8078
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great piece of history - reasonable admission - great place to take kids! The town is also full of lots of history and great places to eat!

Thank PennySue2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doesn't look much from outside, but very impressive displays, and worth a couple of hours plus boat trip. Staff are very helpful. Choice of boat trips, including one on an old lifeboat.

Thank Michigander829
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has a replica of a Viking ship inside and great information of the now defunct fishing business of Lake Michigan! There was no regulation to the fisheries and now many species of fish are extinct! Now in order to get "Smoked Chubs" a...More

Thank BubbeSuzie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy the changing exhibits and events that the museum brings in to South Haven. Touring the replicas of the Nina and the Pinta were very interesting. Learning about the maritime history of Michigan over the last few years, with changing exhibits, has been great...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had to come back here and take another view of history. Great for history buffs, scout outings and family outings as well as a daytime trip back in time! If you have the time you can easily spend hours here. Movies to watch as...More

Thank Stephen Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We toured the museum and found it very interesting. There were some displays on events I'd never heard of that fascinated me. We took the hour long boat tour on the Lindy Lou, and though it was raining we stayed dry and enjoyed it. They...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is a great place to visit. The tall ship Friends Good Will offers sailing trips several times a day including sunset. The 11am cruise is a pirate themed cruise for kids. They shoot the cannon and engage in a "sword fight" with the...More

Thank T5946KIjuliew
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Visited mid-September with my grandson. For $35 each we got to go on a short "voyage" on the replica 1810 sloop Friends Good Will. The staff and crew are spectacular. They all provided much information and background history. The trip took one and one half...More

Thank straitsdiver
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Visited when the Nina and Pinta replicas were docked at the museum. Did a quick walk through the museum's main building. Explored the Coast Guard building as the Coast Guard holds interest for us. And the best...we told a ride on the Black River aboard...More

Thank slorettao
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Good place to visit for a few hours. We took a sail on the tall ship. My kids volunteered to help hoist the sails.

Thank 4ksuwildcats
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Harley P
3 September 2017|
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Response from Mindy D | Reviewed this property |
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Sandra D
14 June 2017|
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Response from Emily S | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, There is limited parking at the Museum. The parking alongside & in front of the building are city lots. Please call ahead if you plan on bringing a bus, so that we can make arrangements. The Museum would also... More
Susan O
27 March 2015|
Response from Emily S | Property representative |
Friends Good Will and Lindy Lou sail/cruise throughout the month of September. Please check our website for schedules or call 269-637-8078. Thank you! -Emily Stap Collections & Office Manager Michigan Maritime Museum