Museum/Program/Site Type: Museum

Custom House Maritime Museum & New London Maritime Society

The mission of the New London Maritime Society (NLMS) is to protect and preserve New London’s U.S. Custom House, three area lighthouses, and Long Island Sound, and to promote,  interpret, and celebrate the rich maritime life & history of the port of New London and the surrounding region through museum exhibitions, educational programs, and preservation initiatives. Telling…

PortSide NewYork & Mary A. Whalen

PortSide New York brings the community ashore and community afloat together at its home on the tanker Mary A. Whalen on Pier 11, Atlantic Basin next to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The organization is a maritime center that combines the working waterfront, public access and community development, and displays a new…

Buffalo Harbor Museum

Buffalo Harbor Museum and the Lower Lakes Marine Historical Society are located in downtown Buffalo, New York, focusing on shipping on the Great Lakes, with informative displays on the Erie Canal, shipwrecks, waterfront industries like Buffalo’s famous grain elevators, and many artifacts from ships that were a part of the Great Lakes’ maritime history.

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

Ode to 18th & 19th century vessels in an 1819 home with a parlor garden and an event space.

San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum

The USS Midway Museum is a maritime museum located in downtown San Diego, California at Navy Pier. The museum consists of the aircraft carrier Midway.

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum is a museum in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, U.S., that depicts the maritime heritage of the Great Lakes.

Whaler’s Cabin

The Whalers Cabin near Carmel, California, is a historic building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located in what is now Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, four miles south of Carmel.

Vancouver Maritime Museum

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is a Maritime museum devoted to presenting the maritime history of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and the Canadian Arctic.

USS Silversides Submarine Museum

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

USS Midway Museum

The USS Midway Museum is a maritime museum located in downtown San Diego, California at Navy Pier.

WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument – USS Arizona Memorial

The USS Arizona Memorial, at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, marks the resting place of 1,102 of the 1,177 sailors and Marines killed on USS Arizona (BB-39) during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and commemorates the events of that day. The attack on Pearl Harbor and the island of O ahu led to the United States’ direct involvement in World War II.

USCGC Ingham Maritime Museum

USCGC Ingham (WHEC-35) is one of only two preserved Treasury-class United States Coast Guard Cutters. Originally Samuel D. Ingham, she was the fourth cutter to be named for Treasury Secretary Samuel D. Ingham.  She was the most decorated vessel in the Coast Guard fleet and was the only cutter to ever be awarded two Presidential Unit Citations.

U.S. Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II – S.S. Lane Victory

The S.S. Lane Victory is owned and operated by the United States Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II (USMMVWWII); a nationwide, tax-exempt, non-profit historical and educational institution.

Tybee Island Light Station and Museum

Tybee Island Light is a lighthouse next to the Savannah River Entrance, on the northeast end of Tybee Island, Georgia. It is one of seven surviving colonial era lighthouse towers, though highly modified in the mid 1800’s.

Toms River Seaport Society and Maritime Museum

The Tom’s River Seaport Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the rich maritime heritage of the Barnegat Bay in New Jersey.