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“explore the historic shipwrecks in eastern Lake Superior”
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is located in Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is on the northeastern portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, on Whitefish Point which forms the northern end of Whitefish Bay on Lake Superior. It is operated by a nonprofit organization, the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society. The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society was founded in 1978 by a group of divers, teachers, and educators to commence exploration of historic shipwrecks in eastern Lake Superior, near Whitefish Point in Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula. Today, this non-profit organization operates two museum sites on historic properties: The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Whitefish Point Light Station, Whitefish Point; and the U.S. Weather Bureau Building, Soo Locks Park, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan.
A super nice place with very kind workers, especially James and Andrew. Andrew was Very knowledgeable on the history of the lighthouse and made the experience very interesting. Also a beautiful... Read more
The beach really is the star of the show here in addition to the main building of the museum. While there are a lot of buildings, only a handful are accessible. The others are in use as it's a... Read more
Disclaimer: There is limited to no cell phone coverage there. Your phone may even think you are in Canada. And bring bug spray. The mosquitos love this place too and are all over. This... Read more
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
- Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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