The museum's artifact and archival collections bring Marine City history and heritage to life in three distinctive galleries that includes the Maritime gallery, Lifestyle gallery, and Business & Commercial gallery. Highlights of the exhibits include a 4 ½ by 36 foot diorama of the Belle River in 1885. When 5 shipyards were engaged in producing some of the finest ships on the Great Lakes; complete rooms with furnishings dating back 150 years; and a blacksmith shop built on the grounds of the Museum. Saturday and Sunday from 1 - 4 pm from first weekend of June to mid-October. Tours for 10 or more are arranged by appointment.