Museum/Program/Site States: Minnesota

USS Silversides Submarine Museum

Naval history is on display at this spacious museum complete with tours of a preserved WWII sub.

Minnesota Marine Art Museum

The Minnesota Marine Art Museum is an art museum in Winona, Minnesota, United States, specializing in marine art.

Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum

Exhibits of classic wooden & fiberglass boats plus landscaped gardens, open spring through fall.  

Marquette Maritime Museum

Exhibits tracing local maritime heritage, including canoes, ship wrecks, Coast Guard boats & more.

Madeline, Great Lakes Schooner Replica

Between 1985 and 1990, 165 Maritime Heritage Alliance volunteers gave 40,000 hours to build the schooner Madeline, a 56-ft. twin-masted replica of an 1840’s commercial vessel. When not on tour at Great Lakes ports, Madeline is berthed at Elmwood Township’s old Coal Dock (Discovery Pier) on West Bay Shore Drive, just south of the Elmwood Township Marina.

Leif Erikson Viking Ship Restoration Project

In the year 1000 A.D., this great Norwegian explorer discovered america. Today, this memorial stands in his honor in the Rose Garden at Leif Ericsson Park, Duluth, Minnesota, USA. Inside you will find replica of the ship he sailed to America in 977 A.D. and the story of its restoration

Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center

The Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center offers a wide variety of free educational programming for school and community groups.

Lake Superior Marine Museum Association

The Lake Superior Marine Museum Association (LSMMA) is a non-profit group, based in Duluth, MN, which provides the maritime artifacts found in the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center.