Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center 

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Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center

Corps of Engineers
600 S Lake Ave
Duluth, MN 55802

Exit I-35 at exit 256-B, go straight to Lake Avenue / Canal Park Drive and turn south 3 blocks toward Aerial Bridge and Ship Canal on shore of Lake Superior. Public parking adjacent to Museum. Physical address is 600 Canal Park Drive at cul de sac.

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Operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers, the most visited marine museum on the Great Lakes; exhibits and programs on upper lakes commercial shipping, Duluth Ship Canal and Aerial Bridge, three replica cabins and pilothouse from ships, two-story steam engine, 50 scale models and lots of interactive displays. 1,000-foot freighters pass within 200 feet of the building. Open daily throughout shipping season. Always FREE.


May-Oct: 10am-9pm daily. Limited hours other times of year. Groups any day by appointment, 218-720-5260 ext. 1

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Duluth Lakewalk and downtown from Lake Superior

The Duluth Lakewalk is a popular and scenic way to explore Canal Park, Duluth's trendy lakeside neighborhood / Carol Kasper

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