Museum/Program/Site States: Illinois

Viking Ship

The purpose of “Friends of the Viking Ship, N.F.P.” (FOVS) is: to facilitate the preservation of the 1893 Viking Ship as an important artifact from the Columbian Exposition, and to advocate its public display in a permanent museum setting with adequate security and climate control.

Great Lakes Naval Museum

The National Museum of the American Sailor is one of 10 Navy Museums that are operated by the Naval History & Heritage Command.