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Dossin Great Lakes Museum


100 Strand Drive
Detroit, MI 48207
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Call: 313-833-7935


Dossin Great Lakes Museum


(??.? miles from you)

100 Strand Drive
Detroit, MI 48207
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Explore more than 300 years of rich maritime history at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. From the shipping fleets that rule the waterways to the varied roles that the Great Lakes and the Detroit River have played in the

Engage and play with unique interactive exhibits; Take the helm of the S.S. William Clay Ford, a Great Lakes Freighter, see the shiny chrome of Miss Pepsi, the once fastest hydroplane around, or experience the speedboat simulator and race down the Detroit River.

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Why You Should Go...

Explore more than 300 years of rich maritime history at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. From the shipping fleets that rule the waterways to the varied roles that the Great Lakes and the Detroit River have played in the region’s history, prepare for a hands on historical adventures. This 16,000 square foot museum sits on the shores of Detroit's historic Belle Isle.

Engage and play with unique interactive exhibits; Take the helm of the S.S. William Clay Ford, a Great Lakes Freighter, see the shiny chrome of Miss Pepsi, the once fastest hydroplane around, or experience the speedboat simulator and race down the Detroit River.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round; Closed on: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Hours:

10:00am - 4:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

10:00am - 4:00pm

10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: Free

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Free On-site, Street, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Banquet Facilities

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Museum admission is free to the public everyday. Guided tours may be booked two weeks in advance and cost $5 per person.

Access to Belle Isle is not possible on Memorial Day weekend due to the Detroit Grand Prix.

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum is located on historic Belle Isle State Park. Visitors must have the state park pass to access the Island. A $9 day pass is available for out of state visitors.

Fun Facts

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum focuses on the maritime history of the Detroit River. The museum features a live web cam of the river and the pilot house from a freighter, installed directly on the waters edge.

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Why You Should Go...

Explore more than 300 years of rich maritime history at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. From the shipping fleets that rule the waterways to the varied roles that the Great Lakes and the Detroit River have played in the region’s history, prepare for a hands on historical adventures. This 16,000 square foot museum sits on the shores of Detroit's historic Belle Isle.

Engage and play with unique interactive exhibits; Take the helm of the S.S. William Clay Ford, a Great Lakes Freighter, see the shiny chrome of Miss Pepsi, the once fastest hydroplane around, or experience the speedboat simulator and race down the Detroit River.

More...

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round; Closed on: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Hours:
10:00am - 4:00pm
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: Free

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Free On-site, Street, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Banquet Facilities

Extra Fun

Insider Info

Museum admission is free to the public everyday. Guided tours may be booked two weeks in advance and cost $5 per person.

Access to Belle Isle is not possible on Memorial Day weekend due to the Detroit Grand Prix.

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum is located on historic Belle Isle State Park. Visitors must have the state park pass to access the Island. A $9 day pass is available for out of state visitors.

Fun Facts

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum focuses on the maritime history of the Detroit River. The museum features a live web cam of the river and the pilot house from a freighter, installed directly on the waters edge.

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