Entries by Carrie Sowden

NMGL Holiday Closings

The National Museum of the Great Lakes will be closed for the following holidays this year: Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 23), Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), Christmas Day (Dec. 25), New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31), and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1).  We will be open on Tuesday, January 2 to accommodate your remaining holiday visitors. Between Monday, […]

NMGL Nominated as Best in Ohio!

The National Museum of the Great Lakes has been nominated as one of the best attractions in Ohio by www.10best.com – a USA Today website.  We are more than honored to be included in this amazing list of cultural places around our great state.  You can help support us by voting for us everyday until […]

NMGL Donates Library to BGSU

National Museum of the Great Lakes makes significant donation to BGSU University Libraries: Research destination for Great Lakes history created (Toledo, OH)  April 6, 2017 – The University Libraries at Bowling Green State University has greatly expanded its collection of Great Lakes research materials thanks to a significant donation from the National Museum of the Great […]

H2Oh! Auction

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is excited to announce a new program with our annual fundraiser, H2Oh! Making Waves.  This year, we want everyone to have a chance to be involved, even if you cannot attend the event.  We have six exciting items in our live auction that you may be interested in […]

NMGL New Virtual Tour

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is excited to announce our new virtual tour of the museum and the Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship.  This tour was created with a generous private donation and help from Google and Reach Media.  The tour can be found on our website at:  http://www.inlandseas.org/museum-interactive-tour/ – or by […]

Documentary in Film Festival

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is  so excited to announce that the documentary that we produced in conjunction with Allied Media, A Good Ship and Crew Well Seasoned: The Fitzgerald and her Legacy, has been selected for screening and competition at the 7th Annual Chagrin Documentary Film Festival.  This festival takes place October […]

Sloop Washington Discovered

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is pleased to work with extraordinary shipwreck searchers in Lake Ontario as they announce the discovery of the 1803 shipwrecked sloop Washington. The Washington was built near what is now Erie, PA in 1797.  A sloop is a small, single masted vessel that was used mostly in coastal […]

We’re Open this Labor Day

The National Museum of the Great Lakes will be open on Monday, September 5, 2016 from 10 am – 5 pm.  Current and retired members of unions will be admitted free of charge.  This discount applies to the individual only.  (Click here to find admission prices.) Take this day to be with your family, and […]