Get an Inside Tour of Sturgeon Bay Shipyards May 6

On May 6, the Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay is hosting its 24th annual Sturgeon Bay Shipyard Tours from 9 am – 2 pm.

Bay Shipbuilding and Centerpointe Yacht Services, located on 1st Avenue in downtown Sturgeon Bay, will offer guided walking tours of their ship repair and new ship construction facilities. The Door County Maritime Museum will offer a tour of the Chicago Fire Boat and the USCG 41 footer, the working waterfront, and the Selvick Tugs and the John Purves. Show your shipyard ticket and receive a discount on Museum and Fred Busse tours. Refreshments will be available for purchase at Bay Ship.

The Rotary Club arranged for the 140-foot USCG cutter Mobile Bay to be open for free guided tours at the Graham Park dock in Sturgeon Bay, from 9 am – 2 pm. The Emergency Rescue boat from the Canal Station along with the Sturgeon Bay Police Boat will also be on location for tours.

Two buses will be running for the event to shuttle guests between the four stops. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Tours at Bay Ship take around an hour and are on gravel and pavement.

Tickets will be available at both shipyard entry gates and the museum on the day of the event, and will be available for purchase prior to the event at both the Maritime Museum and the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center. Tickets are $15 per adult and $6 for students ages 11-17. Guests ages 10 and under are free.

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