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The Shoreline Scenic Cruises and Charters

Join Captain Robbo for your choice of eight different cruises.  Explore everything from caves to lighthouses, shipwrecks to an island completely inhabited by birds.  Or charter your own private cruise!  Click here for more information.

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Death's Door Maritime Museum

The Death’s Door Maritime Museum reflects the area’s commercial fishing tradition. Come visit Hope, a 45-foot wooden fishing tug and a replica net shed complete with fishing boxes, net reel and other traditional fishing supplies.  

The museum also features a shipwreck and scuba diving exhibit, artifacts brought up from the bottom of Lake Michigan and information on the area’s dangerous passage known as Death’s Door. Visitors can use a Lyle gun to rescue stranded mariners, and browse an area devoted to marine engines – including those built at Kahlenberg Brothers of Two Rivers, Wisconsin.

For a fabulous afternoon, after your visit grab lunch "to go" at one of our Gills Rock restaurants and have a picnic next to the museum at our beautiful park and children's playground.  Click here to see the museum's website.