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The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum has become one of Michigan’s most popular destinations in the cultural tourism industry, attracting nearly 100,000 visitors each season. Museum patrons learn about the perils of maritime transport on the Great Lakes at the Whitefish Point Light Station, an historic site on the National Register of Historic Places. We are also home of the Whitefish Point Light Tower, which has been in continuous operation since 1861, making it the oldest operating lighthouse on Lake Superior.

Shipwreck Museum’s 48th Anniversary Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Event will be a closed event/ livestreamed in 2023

November 6, 2023|

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum’s annual Edmund Fitzgerald memorial event will be offered as a livestream ceremony this year. The event, [...]

Shipwreck Society Discovers a World War One Era Steel Bulk Freighter 100 Years after it sinks

October 11, 2023|

WHITEFISH POINT, MICH.- The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society (GLSHS) is proud to announce the discovery of the steel bulk [...]

Museum 2024 Season

The Shipwreck Museum is open to the public seasonally from May 1 to October 31; and the Weather Bureau Building is open to the public during the summer months.

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Museum 2024 Season

The Shipwreck Museum is open to the public seasonally from May 1 to October 31; and the Weather Bureau Building is open to the public during the summer months.

Stay updated on events and news announcements!

Get On Our Email List

2024 Employment Opportunities

The Shipwreck Society is hiring full-time and part-time seasonal positions for 2024, with most positions starting in late April/early May, and ending on October 31. We are looking for motivated individuals for the following positions:

  • RETAIL SALES CLERK
  • HISTORICAL INTERPRETER
  • MUSEUM CUSTODIAN

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Employment Opportunities

2024 Employment Opportunities

The Shipwreck Society is hiring full-time and part-time seasonal positions for 2024, with most positions starting in late April/early May, and ending on October 31. We are looking for motivated individuals for the following positions:

  • RETAIL SALES CLERK
  • HISTORICAL INTERPRETER
  • MUSEUM CUSTODIAN

Download Employment Application

Learn More

Unique Gifts

We’ve added lots of new items to each category in our web store, with several that are one of a kind to the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum. Choose from our unique selection of Holiday items, Souvenirs or send a gift certificate for that special person on your gift list.

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Unique Gifts

We’ve added lots of new items to each category in our web store, with several that are one of a kind to the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum. Choose from our unique selection of Holiday items, Souvenirs or send a gift certificate for that special person on your gift list.

Start Shopping

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