Taking Flight—The Tuskegee Airmen and The Great Lakes (A Temporary Micro Exhibit)

National Museum of the Great Lakes 1701 Front Street, Toledo, OH, United States

Take flight through history to uncover the Great Lakes connection to the famed Tuskegee Airmen. During WWII, with a segregated military, African American men were sent to the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama to train for working in, on, and around airplanes. Held to a much higher standard to be eligible to enter the military’s

Volunteers 1st Day

National Museum of the Great Lakes 1701 Front Street, Toledo, OH, United States

Come Aboard our Volunteer Crew! Join us for Volunteers 1st Day! Drop into the museum on the first of every month to help support our mission. Volunteer opportunities vary, which means every Volunteer 1st Day will offer something different you can help with! These opportunities can change depending on the season and current needs of

Great Lakes Book Club: The Great Lakes Water Wars

Online/Virtual

Join us for our 2024 virtual book club featuring books that give us new insight into our Great Lakes. Grab some lunch and join us online for a guided discussion about this month's book. Our March selection is The Great Lakes Water Wars by Peter Annin. Registered guests are not required to buy the book,

Spring Lecture Series: The World of Songbird Migration

Hybrid: Online Virtual OR In-person at the National Museum of the Great Lakes 1701 Front Street, Toledo, OH, United States

Join us for the first presentation of our 2024 Spring Lecture Series presented by Impact Employment Solutions. Offered as a hybrid event, participants can choose when registering to take part in person at the museum or online via Zoom. ~ Each year, millions of migratory birds pass through the Great Lakes Region. Explore the astonishing

2024 Spring Break Promotion

Online/Virtual

Buy 1 adult ticket, get 1 youth ticket FREE for all online ticket purchases from March 15 through April 14! Make Spring Break a Great Lakes Break with the National Museum of the Great Lakes’ Spring Break Promotion! From Friday, March 15 to Sunday, April 14, buy 1 adult ticket and get 1 youth ticket

New Members Open House – March

National Museum of the Great Lakes 1701 Front Street, Toledo, OH, United States

Attention all new members! Join us for an exclusive open house event at the National Museum of the Great Lakes. As a token of our gratitude for your support, we would like to invite you to explore the museum after hours on either Thursday, March 28 from 5:30-7 p.m. or Sunday, April 7 from 10:30 a.m.

Museum Closed – March 31, 2024

The National Museum of the Great Lakes will be closed to the public on Sunday, March 31, 2024. We will welcome you back on Monday, April 1.

Volunteers 1st Day

National Museum of the Great Lakes 1701 Front Street, Toledo, OH, United States

Come Aboard our Volunteer Crew! Join us for Volunteers 1st Day! Drop into the museum on the first of every month to help support our mission. Volunteer opportunities vary, which means every Volunteer 1st Day will offer something different you can help with! These opportunities can change depending on the season and current needs of

Great Lakes Book Club: Firekeeper’s Daughter

Online/Virtual

Join us for our 2024 virtual book club featuring books that give us new insight into our Great Lakes. Grab some lunch and join us online for a guided discussion about this month's book. Our April selection is Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley. Registered guests are not required to buy the book, but can purchase

New Members Open House – April

National Museum of the Great Lakes 1701 Front Street, Toledo, OH, United States

Attention all new members! Join us for an exclusive open house event at the National Museum of the Great Lakes. As a token of our gratitude for your support, we would like to invite you to explore the museum after hours on either Thursday, March 28 from 5:30-7 p.m. or Sunday, April 7 from 10:30