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Marquette Maritime Museum

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Address: 300 Lakeshore Blvd., Box 1096, Marquette, MI
Phone Number: 906-226-2006
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Our kayaking trip on Lake Superior was weathered out, so we went to explore this museum. The trip to the lighthouse was beautiful although the lighthouse is suffering from rain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Our kayaking trip on Lake Superior was weathered out, so we went to explore this museum. The trip to the lighthouse was beautiful although the lighthouse is suffering from rain damage. This actually gives you a real feeling of the precarious weather of the Lakes region. I was very unfamiliar with this area and the role of the maritime. This... More 

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Ishpeming, Michigan
7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

If you have any interest in the Great Lakes Maritime History, this is a wonderful place to visit. The staff are friendly and helpful; the tour is interesting, and the visit to the Marquette Lighthouse is fascinating. I have visited several times, and I'm certain to go again.

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Lindenhurst, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Had a very nice time well worth seeing.guide answered all questions.could see the coast guard station.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

You will spend several hours here. A rich display of the areas history. The optional lighthouse tour is worth your time.

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Pentwater, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I can't pass up a chance to marvel at a Fresnel lens, and this museum has a 2nd order one! Very interesting diorama of the life-saving efforts when the lyle gun & breeches bouy were last used, in conjunction with one of the first rescues using a helicopter. And, other well-done exhibits of the commercial fishing & shipping history in... More 

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Boquete, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

A terrific museum regarding the Great Lakes history. Many relics from Great Lakes shipwrecks as you might expect. This museum would interest anyone who has lived near the great lakes states or Canada.

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Canton, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The younger kids had a scavenger hunt and seek and find in the museum. It was interesting looking at the displays. A local man was captain of sub in pacific and the museum had a battle display of what he did in the battle of Leyte (spelling) Gulf. There is a lighthouse tour there to take also.

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

There were a few interesting items, however the majority was the same as in every maritime museum. I've been to better ones. The lighthouse was very disappointing. I'm a lighthouse enthusiast and this one was not restored since it was last used in the 1970's and had very little in it. The guide was a beginner who had not done... More 

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Montgomery, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stopped by on our way home. Weather was bad so we could not take the lighthouse tour. Was able to get some nice photos though. Nice place. We will be back.

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Grand Junction, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed this tiny museum very much. We love history and the information on various aspects of maritime happenings on the Great Lakes. Well worth the time.

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Additional Information about Marquette Maritime Museum

Address: 300 Lakeshore Blvd., Box 1096, Marquette, MI
Phone Number: 906-226-2006
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Marquette
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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