Group Visits

Museum Campus as viewed from the Whitefish Point Light Tower, showing Shipwreck Coast Museum Store, Crews Quarters, and Lake Superior to the west

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum welcomes over 200 group visits seasonally. A great variety of visiting groups come to Whitefish Point, including:

  •  Senior motorcoach tours
  • Student group tours 
  • Educational workshops for secondary and college level students
  • Teacher workshops
  • Family reunions
  • Military reunions

There are special rates available for group visits; to see more information please click here. Please schedule your group tour as far in advance as you can; our year-round contact telephone number is 800-635-1742.

Thank you for making the Shipwreck Museum and Whitefish Point a part of your Michigan itinerary!

Whitefish Point Lightstation as seen from the west, with the restored USCG Crew's Quarters in the (center) foreground

Small Groups Can Stay at the Crews Quarters

The historic 1923 USCG Crews Quarters Building is available for group rental for up to 10 occupants. Five private rooms, each with bath, sleep two each in queen beds. As the Crews Quarters is booked early and available from mid April to November 10, groups considering a group rental should contact the Shipwreck Museum as soon as possible. See our Crews Quarters Overnight Program for more information on policies and rentals. Rates for group lodging vary and are determined by number of people and length of stay.

The Shipwreck Museum's professional staff are happy to work with you to plan your group visit.  Please call Bruce Lynn, Executive Director, or Sarah Wilde, Membership and Marketing Coordinator, toll-free at 800-635-1742 to learn more about this exciting opportunity.