The Door County Maritime Museum is a great way to learn about Door County's unique maritime geography and industry.

Door County is a peninsula and islands in Wisconsin between Lake Michigan and Green Bay.

Door County has a unique relationship with the water, and this has led to water-related industries like commercial fishing, shipping and ship-building, and tourism.

The museum houses some fine specimens of small boat building, like this antique wooden Chris-Craft boat.

Other artifacts of maritime ingenuity are available to examine, like this collection of antique outboard motors.

Kids will enjoy the views from the Maritime Lighthouse Tower as well as the many hands-on exhibits.

Door County shipyards have helped to produce a large number of warships throughout history.

Maritime buffs will enjoy looking at models of these ships at the museum.

The Door County Maritime Museum also has extensive exhibits that will help you learn about Door County's lighthouses.

Speaking of lighthouses, the Door County Maritime Museum puts on a lighthouse festival twice a year. This gives access to many Door County lighthouses usually close to the public.

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