Door County Maritime Museum

We offer three museum sites that each highlight different aspects of Door County Wisconsin’s maritime history.

http://www.dcmm.org/

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Lisa Anderson caught the Stewart J Cort coming into winter layup through the periscope in the DCMM! What a great photo!
#periscope #stewartjcort #ships #freighters #winterfleet #dcmm #doorcountymaritimemuseum #sturgeonbay #doorcounty

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Enjoy 20% OFF all apparel at our Museum Store all month long! A great selection of clothing for Door County and maritime lovers!

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A beautiful winter morning at #CanaIsland captured by Terry Connolly.
#dcmm #canaislandlighthouse #baileysharbor #winter #doorcounty

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We have received an updated schedule from Bay Shipbuilding. Please note some of the arrival dates have changed. We will continue posting any schedule changes we receive here and at http://www.dcmm.org/winterfleet/ ...
#winterfleet #ships #DCMM #doorcountymaritimemuseum #greatlakes #freighters

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Happy New Year!

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The Winter Fleet schedule is here! Watch the giants of the Great Lakes head in to winter layup at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. Ships from 500′ to over 1000′ make their way through the Sturgeon Bay Canal. This schedule is subject to change as ships can be unpredictable due to weather conditions and other factors. Schedule will be updated anytime we receive information from Bay Shipbuilding. Visit http://www.dcmm.org/winterfleet for current schedules.
#DCMM #winterfleet #ships #freighter #greatlakes #sturgeonbay #bayshipbuilding #greatlakesfreighter #doorcountymaritimemuseum

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The MV Roger Blough came in
to Bay Shipbuilding on Thursday. The 833 foot lake freighter was launched in 1972. Read more about the Blough here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Roger_Blough
#boatnerd #freighter #greatlakes #ships #winterfleet #bayshipbuilding #dcmm #sturgeonbay #doorcounty

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The Jingle, Jingle, Mix and Mingle fundraiser offers an opportunity to give back to the museum as the proceeds of the event benefit our year-round operations, mission and educational programming. Please join us for a bountiful reception, the opportunity to browse and bid on silent auction items and a dramatic live auction followed by the tree raffle giveaway. The festivities include a heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet, a live auction, a silent auction and the Merry-Time Festival of Trees raffle drawing. Tuesday, December 12, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
#jinglejinglemixandmingle #fundraiser #doorcounty #DCMM #raffle #food #prizes #fun #sturgeonbay

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Congratulations to Kyle Luedtke! Kyle won four inside club level seats, a parking pass and $100 in cash for the Minnesota Vikings vs Packers game on Saturday, December 23rd. What a way to enjoy the last regular season home game of 2017! The tickets have a combined face value of more than $1,100!
#packers #greenbaypackers #dcmm

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🎅🏼 A big thank you to the US Coast Guard for bringing Santa to the Tug John Purves! 👏🏻 👏🏻👏🏻 Santa will be here until 1pm, so be sure to bring the kids by!

#tugjohnpurves #uscg #unitedstatescoastguard #uscoastguard #santa #santaclaus #sturgeonbay #doorcounty #doorcountymaritimemuseum #tugboat

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Tug John Purves is all ready for Santa to arrive tomorrow! 🎅🏼 Santa will be on the tug awaiting visitors from 10am-1pm.
http://www.dcmm.org/event/santa-tugboat-john-purves/ 📷 @goyet4
#tug #tugboat #tugjohnpurves #doorcounty #tugboats #tugboatsofinstagram

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Wow! Take a look at these photos Mike Brisson sent us! Thank you for sharing these with us, Mike! “Baileys Harbor - As predawn skies are ablaze,a ship steams south on Lake Michigan, Baileys Harbor, Door County.”
#shiplife #ship #boatnerd #doorcounty #sunrise #greatlakes #shipsofinstagram #baileysharbor

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This Saturday, join Santa on Tug John Purves! Children’s entertainer, Randy Peterson, will perform Christmas favorites and more that day. “Mouse in the Lighthouse” author, Sue Jarosh, will be at the museum signing her captivating book from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition, children can partake in another Children’s raffle, watch Christmas videos, or color while awaiting to see the Jolly Gent on the Tug!
http://www.dcmm.org/event/santa-tugboat-john-purves/
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#doorcounty #sturgeonbay #santa #tugjohnpurves #tugboat #dcmm

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Join Santa onboard the historic tugboat to share your Christmas wishes! On Saturday, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. children will have the unique experience of telling Santa their secret wishes on the tug John Purve. Children’s entertainer, Randy Peterson, will perform Christmas favorites and more that day. “Mouse in the Lighthouse” author, Sue Jarosh, will be at the museum signing her captivating book from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition, children can partake in another Children’s raffle, watch Christmas videos, or color while awaiting to see the Jolly Gent on the Tug! Children’s raffle items were donated by Dancing Bear. Due to the size of the tug, only two adults can accompany each child. Adult museum admission includes Santa visit.
#tugjohnpurves #santa #sturgeonbay #doorcounty

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Happy Thanksgiving from our families to yours!

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The Door County Maritime Museum will be participating in Museum Store Sunday (MSS) on November 26, 2017. Museum Store Sunday will offer visitors and consumers inspired experiences and shopping opportunities provided by the museum. The Door County Maritime Museum will be offering 20% off storewide to visitors, and 25% off storewide for museum members.
http://www.dcmm.org/press-releases/door-county-maritime-museum-participates-museum-store-sunday/
#museumstoresunday #shoplocal #DCMM #SturgeonBay #doorcounty

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We are excited to be helping to collect for #toysfortots this season! Please drop off any donations at our Sturgeon Bay location.

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This is the White Elephant Giving Tree at the DCMM. It’s looking for generous citizens to bring by White Elephant gifts to fill it with Christmas joy. Stop by with your donation any day from 10am-5pm.
#DCMM #whiteelephant #givingtree #donate #goodcause #sturgeonbay #doorcounty

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Our Tug John Purves float is ready for the Christmas Parade in Sturgeon Bay tomorrow! We hope you’ll come see us! 🎄
http://www.dcmm.org/event/christmas-parade-sturgeon-bay/

#tugjohnpurves #float #christmasparade #sturgeonbay #doorcounty

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The builders have been hard at work making the Adirondack Guide Boat for next years Boat Raffle! Molds are set up, bilge board is
in place, and hull strips have all been milled They were laying out the hull strips and shaping the inner stem and stern posts this week. They will begin laying up the hull next week. Great job, guys!
#dcmm #boatbuilding #boatraffle #doorcountymaritimemuseum #sturgeonbay #doorcounty

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Joyously celebrate the holidays by enjoying dozens of beautifully decorated Christmas trees scattered throughout the museum’s galleries. Lovingly decorated by local businesses, organizations and residents each of these extraordinary trees is adorned with beautiful ornaments and special surprises. Best of all, every tree will go home with a lucky winner in our Merry-Time Festival of Trees raffle! Enjoy a live auction, a silent auction, the tree raffle drawing and a score of heavy hors d’oeuvres at the event’s final gala, “Jingle, Jingle, Mix & Mingle”. Create a new holiday tradition for your family and friends by joining in this wonderful festive event. Museum admission includes a daily festival rate of $10 for adults (includes a free $5 Merry-Time Festival of Trees raffle ticket). Children are free with a nominal Cana Island restoration donation.
#doorcountymaritimemuseum #christmastree #christmas #holidays #merrytimefesrivaloftrees #mfot #sturgeonbay #doorcounty

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Mike Brisson was kind enough to send us these beautiful images of Cana Island after her renovation this summer! 😍 Aren’t they beautiful?
#canaisland #canaislandlighthouse #doorcounty #lighthouse #lighthousesofinstagram #renovation #preserveourhistory

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Thank you for your service. 🇺🇸

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Looking for a great gift for the Lighthouse Lover? Head to the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay November 4-December 13 for the Cana Pop-Up Shop! Enjoy 20% off all Cana Island branded merchandise. A great opportunity to purchase merchandise usually only exclusively available at Cana Island. The sale will include Cana apparel, lighthouse decor, ornaments and art prints.
#canaislandlighthouse #doorcountymaritimemuseum #doorcounty #sturgeonbay

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Join us for “Stress-Free” Holiday Cooking Demo November 11, 2017 at 10:30 am
Thyme Catering will walk you through how to make your pantry and freezer your friend this holiday season. Start with an hors d’oeuvre and if need be, make it a meal. Arm yourself with the tools to prepare for guests and unexpected guests. Registration is $30 and includes cooking demo, samples of prepared foods, recipes, holiday refreshments, one free tree raffle ticket and free museum admission. Purchase tickets here or call 920-743-5958.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stress-free-holiday-cooking-demo-tickets-39558350090?aff=es2

@thymecuisinedoorcounty #dcmm #cookingclass #horsdevours #holidaycooking #holidays #merrytimefestivaloftrees #mfot #doorcounty #sturgeonbay

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Learn To Quilt the Old-Fashioned Way, November 11, 2017 2:00 pm at DCMM!
Make your own precious hand-made holiday ornament. Create a unique, quilted tree ornament for your own tree or a present for someone else’s. Registration is $20 and includes all necessary materials, one free tree raffle ticket and free museum admission. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learn-to-quilt-the-old-fashioned-way-tickets-39558422306 #doorcounty #dcmm #sturgeonbay #quiltingclass

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This is it! The last day to tour #CanaIslandLighthouse for the season! Hop on our wagon and go enjoy this beautiful Door County day!
#canaisland #doorcounty #baileysharbor #tractor #wagon #fall #autumn #fallcolors #lake #doorcountymaritimemuseum

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