The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is located at Michigan’s Whitefish Point Light-Station. It is approximately 1.5 hours drive from the Mackinac Bridge. With more than 200 shipwrecks lying in the immediate vicinity, the area is known as Lake Superior’s Shipwreck Coast. The museum features exhibits of shipwreck artifacts, artwork, shipwreck models and lifelike mannequins. We offer a series of maritime history programs featured throughout the season. Admission includes the Shipwreck Museum Gallery, self-guided tour of the restored 1861 Lightkeeper’s Quarters, the 1923 Lifeboat Station Surfboat House, Motor Lifeboat House and the Navy Radio building, currently featuring the Daniel J. Morrell Exhibit. The bell of the famous steamer Edmund Fitzgerald is on display and serves as a memorial to her crew in the Shipwreck Museum Gallery.
The museum is open every day, May 1 to October 31, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the last full price ticket sold at 5 p.m. Please see our website www.shipwreckmuseum.com for more information. We hope you enjoy your visit to the Shipwreck Museum at Whitefish Point!