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National Museum of the Great Lakes

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1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
419-214-5000

November 2019

Fall Lecture Series: “Six Decades of Know Your Ships”

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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Free – $11

Six Decades of "Know Your Ships" by Roger LeLievre, editor and publisher. "Know Your Ships" editor and publisher Roger LeLievre will join us to discuss the 60-year history of the popular annual vessel field guide up to the recent release of the new hardcover book "Know Your Ships: Decades" (an editors' choice highlighting the guide’s many outstanding images since its founding in 1959). Books will be available for sale and signing at the gift shop. Lectures are included in the…

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December 2019

Christmas Tree Ship 2019

December 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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Get your Christmas tree from Toledo’s very own “Christmas Tree Ship.” Make a memory that will last a lifetime by watching Santa arrive aboard a Geo. Gradel Co. tugboat and deliver your Christmas Tree into your hands at the museum’s dock. The trees will be approximately 5 to 7 feet tall. Each tree is $45 and includes holiday snacks and a meeting with Santa. Santa will arrive at approximately 12pm. Pre-order your tree by 5pm on Tuesday, December 3. No…

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Fall Lecture Series: “When It’s More than a Vacation, Henry Gorrill’s Trip to the North Shore, 1868”

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
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Free – $11

When It's More than a Vacation, Henry Gorrill's Trip to the North Shore, 1868 by Dr. Bruce Way, historian, University of Toledo Experience the travels and travails of a young Toledo lawyer through his reporting to the Toledo Commercial in 1868. Follow Henry Gorrill on his journey aboard the steamer Keweenaw from Detroit, MI to Superior, WI and learn about his experiences on Isle Royale where he met up with the University of Michigan Scientific Expedition of 1868. Lectures are included in the cost of museum…

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