The Erie Maritime Museum tells the story of Erie’s role in Great Lakes history, focusing on the dramatic events of the Battle of Lake Erie on September 10, 1813. Historical artifacts, interactive exhibits, and dramatic videos bring the battle and the age of fighting sail to life. Other exhibits tell the stories of the USS Michigan/Wolverine (the Navy’s first iron-hulled ship), Erie’s three lighthouses, fishing, and other maritime industries.
NEW! Traveling Exhibit- Plastic Waters: from the Great Lakes to the Ocean until July 6!
What do the Great Lakes and a camel’s stomach have in common?
Find out at Plastic Waters, an exhibit that shows the harmful effects of plastic pollution on our lakes and oceans and some inspiring solutions that can sustain our waters.