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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

LSMMA Annual Meeting

Thank you
 to all who attended our  virtual Annual Meeting. We hope that you found it informative, and appreciate your interest. We plan to have a link to the recording soon. 
Meeting Agenda  

Unfortunately there will not be a ride allowed this year.

The Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center remains closed. We hope to reopen no later than July 1. Stay tuned for re-opening information. 
However, the Rangers are currently set up outside,  weather permitting,10:00 am- 4:30 pm. 7 days a week.  Stop by to say hello and ask questions about the park, boat schedules, and local attractions.
The Gift Shop plans to open as a pop-up starting Memorial day weekend. See 0nline shop below

LSMVC live virtual programs are every-other Thursday.
  will be posted here as information is available

The link below brings you to the USACE Detroit District's YouTube page where you will find all of our recorded Virtual Visitor Center programs. They are usually posted within one week. Note: You may get quicker results to use the upper right search feature within the site. 

Gift Shop: Visit our online Gift Shop



Gales Virtual Program

The traditional Gales of November program was replaced in 2020 with a Virtual Program. 
Please enjoy some of the video presentations below.

A Modern Keeper's Tale-Split Rock

Great Lakes Shipwreck Hunters  

Finding the Fitz & Commanding a Lightship

Program Flyer
Speaker Bios (Nov 10th - 12th)

Speaker Bios (Nov 13th - 14th)

Speaker Bio (Nov 14th)

2021-Traditional conference scheduled for 
November 12 & 13. We can't wait to see you!


Local Attractions

Check Out Our Visitor Center!
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!

Take a Look!

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.  
Take a Look!

Gift Shop

Cruise of a Lifetime!


Due to Covid-19 maritime restrictions, we cannot offer a Cruise of a Lifetime raffle for 2020.
We hope and plan to be on track for next year. 

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.
CONGRATULATIONS To LouAnn W. Of Cedar Springs Michigan for winning the Cruise of a Liifetime 2019
A big thank you! to all that enter the raffle, your support is  critical and greatly appreciated.

Where would you like to go for a 3 day SUMMER adventure?  
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Please continue to email in your location wish lists for 2021!