Maritime Museum

of Sandusky

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The Maritime Museum of Sandusky joins Governor DeWine's

measured return to normalcy with special hours for Big Splash ticket sales!


Starting on May 12th, the Maritime Museum of Sandusky will open its gift shop for two time windows: 11:00am to 1:00pm and 4:00 to 6:00pm, Monday through Friday.


The Museum will be complying with all applicable COVID-19 defense protocols and welcomes Big Splash ticket buyers to stop by the Museum during these special hours!

The Museum will remain closed to visitors and tours until the Governor reopens entertainment venues.


Big Splash tickets will also go on sale at over 20 sales locations 

around the area--from Rossford to Elyria!

See the list of locations to find a Big Splash partner in your neighborhood! 


In Person Ticket Sales Start on May 12th!!!


Tickets may be ordered over the phone with a credit card or through

the mail with a check or money order to take advantage of the savings! 


Feel free to stay safely hunkered down at home and

buy 'em over the phone Mon-Fri from 10:00am -3:00pm.




Visit our Facebook page for updates.


Wonderful things are happening at the museum!

We can't wait to have you back to provide with

the best visitor experience possible! 


Become a member today! 

Come Visit Our Interactive Exhibits and

Join in on Our Educational Programs!

Come dive into the Maritime Museum of Sandusky, where you'll have a boatload of fun

discovering the rich maritime history of the Sandusky Bay area!  

Travel back in time to the old days of passenger boats, commercial fishing, and ice harvesting on Lake Erie! 

Learn about boat-building, Ohio's wetlands, shipwrecks,

and Sandusky's role in the Underground Railroad. 


In our two out-buildings, you can board Lyman boats, view other vessels on display, or see what's in work in our boat building school and restoration workshop. Kids can do a scavenger hunt, practice their nautical knots, and build a small model boat to take home; all included with museum admission.   


When you're finished exploring the museum, you can visit our gift shop. We have a large selection of books and nautical items, including shirts, decorations, and toys!

Check out our Gift Shop!

We offer a large selection of books by local authors, both fiction and non-fiction, Snow Globes, Lighthouses, Children's toys and books, pirate-paraphernalia, chart-art from the Great Lakes Chart Company, historic maritime post cards and prints, Lyman Life products, and many more local, historical Maritime items.


Come check it out!

Don't forget -- Members get a 10% discount on

anything and everything in the gift shop! 

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