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Michigan Maritime Museum

260 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI 49090-1065
+1 269-637-8078
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Sail on the 1810 schooner

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

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Lenexa, Kansas
via mobile
Very small, but love boat rides

The museum part is very small. But we loved riding on the Tall Ship. $35.00 each adult. Coast... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Connie B
Sterling Heights, 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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“lindy lou” (31 reviews)
“great lakes” (38 reviews)
“tall ship” (39 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
260 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI 49090-1065
+1 269-637-8078
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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
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The museum part is very small. But we loved riding on the Tall Ship. $35.00 each adult. Coast Guard boat. Price around $15.00 each I think. Get discount if go on more boats

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The Michigan Maritime Museum is simply FABULOUS! The displays are very well done, interesting and very informative. However, when you think you are done you discover all of the outdoor displays and the restored coast guard life saving vessels. And then there is the Friends...More

Thank silversailor370
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It's hard to think of Michigan, a mid-western state, to have any connection to maritime activities. Until you stand on the shore of Lake Michigan, you can't appreciate the size of that body of water, and how the commercial fishing and ore are a vital...More

Thank lheadley
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The museum is lots of fun and we visit from time to time...but the hidden secret that I only learned last year was the boat trip ...on a schooner. Wow! I had been on a boat like it in Galveston a few years back but...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is a small museum but we all enjoyed it. The few exhibits they had were very well done, but you come here for the boats, which were awesome. We didn't go for a ride on the tall ship but did get a tour of...More

Thank Ajenm A
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The exhibits are well done and interactive. Friends Goodwill Tall Ship cruise is a must,especially for families.

Thank jslawrence1
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Enjoyed a ride on the beautiful Lindy Lou and learning about the Black River. Also, enjoyed a sail into the PAST on the Tall Ship the Friends of Good Will.

Thank beaches101_10
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We took our 4 grandsons, ages 6-9, on this adventure. It was a wonderful experience for young and old. Kids were kept very active with raising and lowering sails and chasing pirates for stolen treasure. The crew was wonderful.

Thank 2256Spartan
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I went to the museum in South Haven and to ride on the ship called good will....I was surprised that it cost so much to ride a boat out of the dock just to turn around and come back in before we went anywhere...You go...More

Thank smile0528
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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