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Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center

500 West Fletcher Street,
Alpena, MI 49707
Eco-Friendly
Family-friendly
Open Year-Round
Motorcoach Parking
Description

Experience the rich history of the Great Lakes by exploring the exhibits at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center. Feel the power of a Lake Huron storm while you walk the deck of a life-size schooner or "swim" over a shipwreck in the dive tubes! With over 10,000 square feet of exhibit space there is something for everyone, including families, tour groups, and students. The visitor center, open all year, is located in historic downtown Alpena along the Thunder Bay River. Admission is free of charge. Glass-bottom boat tours ticketing inside visitor center.


Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Bottomland Preserve map 

Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, interior ship exhibit
Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Bottomland Preserve map
Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, exterior
Outdoor tank at Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center
Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, interior exhibit
Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, interior exhibit
Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, interior exhibit
Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center globe
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