Visitor Center Hours

The current Visitor Center schedule is Thursdays-Tuesdays, closed Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Winter hours start Monday, Jan. 15, 2024: open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Vessel Schedule Information

Please check the vessel schedule at or call the Boatwatchers Hotline at (218) 722-6489.

Contact Us

Physical address:

600 Canal Park Drive
At the Duluth Ship Canal

Mailing address:

600 Lake Ave South
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 788-6430

America the Beautiful Passes

Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center issues the National Park passes at our information desk.  Please be aware that we only accept checks or money order for payment.


The Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center is located in the historic Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota at the foot of the Aerial Lift Bridge. We offer world class viewing of shipping vessels entering and leaving the Duluth-Superior Harbor. We are dedicated to preserving the maritime history of the area. Stop by and be amazed by the vessels operating on the Great Lakes and the history behind it all!