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June 2019

Museum Tug OHIO Dedication and New Tug OHIO Christening

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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$20 – $25

Be a part of history in the making. On June 21, 2019 we will have a unique dual ceremony, dedicating the Museum Tug Ohio and christening The Great Lakes Towing Company’s new Damen 1907 Ice Tug Ohio. The Museum Tug Ohio will be available to tour following the event. General admission tickets are $20 for NMGL members and $25 for non-members. Bleacher seating is available on a first come, first served basis. The museum will be otherwise closed to the public for the day. **We reserve the right…

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Capt. Scupper’s Kids Club: The Lego® Challenge 2019

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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Join us for our fifth annual Lego® Challenge. Kids are invited to put their engineering skills to the test by building a boat, a lighthouse or a bridge out of Legos. We’ll provide the bricks – you provide the imagination and the skill. A photo will be taken of each finished design to be entered into our Facebook contest. Contestants are encouraged to have their family and friends visit the album and like their photo. The photo with the most…

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July 2019

Members Only Fireworks Viewing Party 2019

July 4 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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NMGL MEMBERS ONLY! Join us for the best view of Toledo's fireworks!  You can sit on the Col. James M. Schoonmaker or on the grounds of the maritime park.  You must be a member in good standing and will need to RSVP through Eventbrite - or by calling 419-214-5000 x 200. Bring your own chairs and a picnic and enjoy the evening with other members of the National Museum of the Great Lakes. This is one of our most popular…

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Capt. Scupper’s Kids Club: Recycled Regatta 2019

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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Use recycled materials to design and construct a boat to compete in our rain gutter canals. Will your boat sink or sail? We will provide materials to construct the boats, but participants are welcome to bring recycled materials that they think might contribute to their vessel. Participants will be able to take their finished boat home with them. The Recycled Regatta is free with museum admission. We encourage advance registration. Please register for all children and adults planning to attend.…

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August 2019

Capt. Scupper’s Kids Club: Mega Machines 2019

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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Huletts, Hoists and Cranes, oh my! Use K’NEX® to design a machine that can move a cargo or build a structure to span a distance. The history of the Great Lakes is full of innovators. Will you be one of them? Mega Machines is free with museum admission. We encourage advance registration. Please register for all children and adults planning to attend. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. For non-members admission will be paid upon arrival. or call 419.214.5000…

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Museum on the Move: Celestial Sail on the Appledore

August 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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$75 – $80

Get your tall ship fix this summer, without ever leaving Toledo. The National Museum of the Great Lakes is thrilled to welcome BaySail and the tall ship Appledore IV to Toledo for a special series of programs on the Maumee River this August. Celestial Sail: The night sky will come alive during our night sail on the Maumee River with Dr. Michael Cushing, Director of the Ritter Planetarium at the University of Toledo. Enjoy the sunset and the rise of the full moon.…

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Museum on the Move: Family Ecology Sail on the Appledore

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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$30 – $45

Get your tall ship fix this summer, without ever leaving Toledo. The National Museum of the Great Lakes is thrilled to welcome BaySail and the tall ship Appledore IV to Toledo for a special series of programs on the Maumee River this August. Family Ecology Sail: Calling all parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles! Are you and your kids interested in learning more about the ecosystems in which we all live, work and play? Do you know which watershed you live in? Have you…

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Museum on the Move: Sunset Sail on the Appledore

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm

National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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$55 – $60

Get your tall ship fix this summer, without ever leaving Toledo. The National Museum of the Great Lakes is thrilled to welcome BaySail and the tall ship Appledore IV to Toledo for a special series of programs on the Maumee River this August. Sunset Sail: Join us for an unforgettable evening of sailing on the Maumee River. Enjoy the sails, the sunset and the sights. The Important Details: Children under 6 years old are required, by law, to wear a lifejacket at all…

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Museum on the Move: Family Ecology Sail on the Appledore

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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$30 – $45

Get your tall ship fix this summer, without ever leaving Toledo. The National Museum of the Great Lakes is thrilled to welcome BaySail and the tall ship Appledore IV to Toledo for a special series of programs on the Maumee River this August. Family Ecology Sail: Calling all parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles! Are you and your kids interested in learning more about the ecosystems in which we all live, work and play? Do you know which watershed you live in? Have you…

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Museum on the Move: Sunset Sail on the Appledore

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm

National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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$55 – $60

Get your tall ship fix this summer, without ever leaving Toledo. The National Museum of the Great Lakes is thrilled to welcome BaySail and the tall ship Appledore IV to Toledo for a special series of programs on the Maumee River this August. Sunset Sail: Join us for an unforgettable evening of sailing on the Maumee River. Enjoy the sails, the sunset and the sights. The Important Details: Children under 6 years old are required, by law, to wear a lifejacket at all…

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