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Your membership supports the display of artifacts, continued collections of acquisitions, and recording history of the maritime industry.

Standard Benefits:
* 10% off Gift Shop Purchases
* 1 complimentary tour pass S.S. Meteor Whaleback
* 20% off Fitger's standard rooms and suites
* South Pier Inn discounted rates
* Quarterly issues of Duluth Seaway Port Authority Magazine

Summer Field Trip
2019 Summer Field Trip

Keweenaw Peninsula, MI

Three day adventure!  Please click on the Details tab for trip itinerary. 



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Spring Drawing - Join LSMMA Today to be entered in the drawing!

Anyone that is a member as of June 15 will be entered in a Sail & Rail package that includes tickets to this August’s Festival of Sail Duluth, overnight accommodations at Days Inn & Suites, first-class tickets on the NorthShore Railroad, tickets to the Lake Superior Railroad Musuem, a $50 certificate to Grandma’s Restaurants and a $50 certificate to spend at the LSMMA Gift Shop in the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center.

Congratulations to Minnesotan, Dennis T. for winning the Sail & Rail Package! 

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Save The Date
Save the Date!  Gales of November

Celebrate our maritime heritage with speakers, exhibitors, activities, auction items - plus the Cruise of a Lifetime raffle for a ride on the Great Lakes Fleet Freighter, Edwin H. Gott.  

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Cruise of a Lifetime!
A round trip on the 1,000-foot Laker, Edwin H. Gott
The lucky winner and up to 3 guests will sail the 2020 season. Average trip length is 6-7 days.
Keep your schedule very flexible. The winner and guests will sail when a ship is available. Boarding location to be determined, but likely Two Harbors, MN.
Winner need not be present to win.

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Gales of November
LSMMA's premier fundraising event for the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center. What began almost 30 years ago as a small gathering of divers sharing shipwreck pictures, has grown into a festive two-day educational, networking event.

Chamber of Marine Commerce
Thank you to the Chamber of Marine Commerce for Sponsoring the Gales of November.

Annual Dinner
Thank you all to those who attended our Annual Dinner.   We hope you are all able to join us at the upcoming annual dinner event.   We appreciate your support and generosity.

If you would like to learn more about the upcoming annual dinner, please contact our office at 218.727.2497

Check Out Our Visitor Center

Our Visitor Center museum provides a vessel to journey through the heritage of our local waters.  Our exhibits are updated frequently offering visitors a unique experience each time they attend.  We encourage you and your family to attend such a wonderful experience!

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Check Out Our Gift Shop!  

Your visit to the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center is not complete unless you’ve visited the Museum Gift Shop. Located on the lower level, the store features unique gifts, books and souvenirs.There is a wonderful selection of Lake Superior and maritime-inspired gifts and collectibles.

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Gift Shop