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The Port of Ludington Maritime Museum


2023 Events

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August 12th, 2023

Maritime Heritage Day -

Experience Ludington’s harbor history, along with beautiful harbor views, when you join one of our two guided walking tours of Ludington’s Maritime Heritage Trail! Tours leave at 11:00am, and 2:30pm. Reserve a spot soon, availability is limited!
Save $1.50 on Admission, and watch author and historian Ric Mixter’s 1:00pm presentation on the Armistice Day Storm of 1940! The storm wreaked havoc on Lake Michigan, stranding many ships and sinking 3 big freighters! Ric Mixter made the first documentary on the storm titled Safe Ashore. You won’t want to miss it!
Tickets are available now for Maritime Heritage Day! For reservations and other questions, visit the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum, Mason County Emporium, or contact Nathan Wietrzykowski or (231) 843-4808 x302.
Museum Admission (Includes Presentation)
Adult: $15.00
Senior (60+): $13.00
Youth (4-13): $11.00
Maritime Heritage Trail Walking Tour: $20 (Includes Museum Admission)