Have you ever wondered how ships communicated before radios and cell phones? Join us for some at-home history and a hands on activity. Prior to the introduction of radio, maritime communication was generally limited to line-of-sight visual signaling. Mariners have always tried to communicate using more than the human voice. They waved their arms or lanterns
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After careful consideration and the recent urging of Governor DeWine along with the recommendations of the Lucas County Health Department, the National Museum of the Great Lakes has made the decision to close to the public until further notice effective 5 p.m., Saturday, March 14. In the weeks to come, we look forward to exploring
Great Lakes Shipwreck Photography Exhibit Opens at the National Museum of the Great Lakes (Toledo) The National Museum of the Great Lakes announced today the opening of a new temporary exhibit — Disasters of the Deep: Underwater Photography of Great Lakes Shipwrecks which will run through September 1, 2019. The exhibit features the works of
Two Tug Christenings—One Huge Weekend at the National Museum of the Great Lakes (Toledo) On Friday, June 21, 2019, two tugs will be formally christened at the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo Ohio. The first tug to be christened was donated to the museum by The Great Lakes Towing Company in 2018,
National Museum of the Great Lakes Honors Military on Memorial Day (Toledo) The National Museum of the Great Lakes announced today that it will provide free admission to the museum to all active duty military and veterans on Memorial Day, May 27, 2019. Christopher Gillcrist, Executive Director of the museum stated, “It is an honor
Book Release: Shipwrecks of Lake Ontario: A Journey of Discovery Author Jim Kennard and NMGL launch fascinating book about Great Lakes shipwrecks. Proceeds benefit the museum and its underwater archaeology program. TOLEDO, OHIO (March 27, 2019) – For decades, teams of shipwreck enthusiasts have been searching for sunken ships in the New York State waters
We are closed to the public this Sunday, April 21, 2019. We will re-open on Tuesday, April 23 at 10am.
The National Museum of the Great Lakes hosts Volunteer Open House; Opportunity to win Disney Hopper Passes at Spring Park Clean-Up; NMGL Spring hours resume April 1, 2019 (Toledo, OH) – The National Museum of the Great Lakes will be hosting a series of volunteer days to provide those in the community an opportunity to
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