Welcome to the Maritime Museum of Sandusky
Dive into the Maritime Museum of Sandusky, where you'll have a boatload of fun discovering the rich maritime history of the Sandusky Bay area.
Through our interactive exhibits and educational programs, you can learn about boatbuilding, ice harvesting, commercial fishing, shipwrecks, wetlands, Sandusky's role in the Underground Railroad, recreational boating, commercial shipping, passenger boats and much more.
Take a break from the lake with your M3 family pass to these great museums:
Maritime Museum of Sandusky, Merry-Go-Round Museum and the Milan Historical Museum
~ United States Lighthouse Society's Passport Program ~
The Maritime Museum of Sandusky is the "STAMP" location for the Cedar Point Lighthouse. Be sure to inquire in the Gift Shop, and we can stamp your Lighthouse Passport booklet. New Lighthouse Passport books are also available for purchase. For more information visit their website at USLHS.org
~ Book Signing & Program ~
"Shanghaiing Sailors: A Maritime History of Forced Labor 1849 - 1915"
July 26 ~ By local Historian/ Librarian Mark Strecker. Showing in Museum auditorium at 1pm.
~ Big Splash ~
August 15 ~ 6pm - 9pm Bash Before the Splash. August 16 ~ 12pm - 5pm Big Splash. Over $250,000 in cars, cash, and other prizes! $100.00 per ticket. Featuring live band Venyx on friday night! Hosted at the Sandusky Bay Pavilion.