The Door County Maritime Museum is sailing into summer with the unveiling of its “Shipwrecks of Door County” interactive exhibit. With help from a $39,550 Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, the museum is welcoming visitors to explore the role shipwrecks play in Wisconsin’s maritime history. The “Shipwrecks of Door County” exhibit will be on display from May 26, 2018 to December 31, 2020.
The unveiling will take place on Saturday, May 26, 2018 featuring a full-day event with intriguing shipwreck-themed speakers, a book signing, children’s activities, a scavenger hunt and guided curatorial tours of the new exhibit. With the purchase of standard admission, visitors can explore the new exhibit, experience three additional galleries highlighting Door County’s maritime history and enjoy the opening celebration events.