Explore tales of bold ship captains, brave seamen, stalwart lighthouse keepers, innovative shipbuilders and much, much more. Located between the downtown bridges on Sturgeon Bay’s historic waterfront, the Door County Maritime Museum offers a fun and educational experience for all ages. Look for the big red tugboat John Purves. This fascinating museum includes four diverse galleries to include our newest exhibit, “Shipwrecks of Door County: An Underwater Adventure” opening in May 2018. Whether you’re a seasoned captain or a dedicated landlubber, the Door County Maritime Museum is your passage to explore Door County’s amazing maritime heritage. Come see us!