WMHS has a limited number of interesting books for sale. For a list of titles, descriptions & prices CLICK HERE or learn about our new books, Maritime Milwaukee and Schooner Days In Door County.

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Welcome Aboard (tour)
Ship Information & Photos
On Line Enrollments (New)
Featured Ship
Charts & Artifacts
Great Lakes Genealogy (New)


Upcoming Programs


56th Annual Meeting
Saturday, January 31, 2015
South Shore Yacht Club
Black and White Cruise Theme Dinner

Silent Auction, Photographs and Check-in— 5:00 pm
Dinner $33.00 per person— 7:00 pm
Program— 8:00 pm “The Raising of the ALVIN CLARK”

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The WMHS is dedicated to discovering, collecting, recording, preserving and disseminating materials related to Great Lakes maritime history. For over 50 years, the Society and the Milwaukee Public Library have jointly developed one of the most important depositories of Great Lakes historical materials in existence. Click here to read about our SHIPSHAPE and Milwaukee Waterways digital collections.



The WMHS offers something for everyone with even a slight interest in our glorious maritime past, present and future. Tour our web site and see for yourself.

Wisconsin Marine Historical Society
814 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-2385
phone 414.286.3074
email info@wmhs.org