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Lake Superior Marine

Museum Association

Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center invites you to explore the maritime history of our region!

Reservations required. To request a program please call:218.788.6430, Click on Form link,   
Form link  Or flyer QR code   
Educational programs 2024

Programs can also be given to school groups, adhering to state standards, on-site or off-site!

*Programs are subject to change.  

We can currently offer outdoor maritime history tours and scavenger hunts for your group.                   We may be able to present the following programs   Depending on staff  availAbility:

  • The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
  • Up and Down The Soo Locks
  • An Introduction to Great Lakes Shipping
  • The Duluth Ship Canal:150 Years of Transits

We are currently limited to groups of 50 or less.
Please contact us for other accommodations.



historic tour

Historic Canal Park Attractions Tour - via your cell phone

The Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center now offers a new tour option using a cell phone. The cell phone tour is an excellent way to explore and learn more about the history of the U.S. Corps of Engineers’ Canal Park. Best of all, the tour can be accessed any time of the day. The cell phone tour highlighted stops include the tug Bayfield, Duluth Ship Canal, Duluth’s Aerial Lift Bridge, local lighthouses and the shoreline anchor display.  

To access the cell phone tour, just dial 218 213-9069. Callers listen to a short welcome message followed by instructions on how to receive information about each featured attraction. The cell phone tour is free. Cell phone usage rates do apply. Additional tour details are included in a four-page overview:  Cell Phone Tour.