Duluth Sights

Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center

  • 600 S. Lake Ave. Map It
  • Duluth
  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

Published 06/03/2014

Fodor's Review

Operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, this center is at the foot of the aerial lift bridge in historic Canal Park. Among the highlights is the Fresnel lens, installed in 1901 to light the south pier of the Duluth Ship Canal across the street. It was refurbished 100 years later. Although the center is self-guided, dialing 218/213–9069 from a cell phone provides a recording of historical facts about the tug Bayfield, Duluth Ship Canal, the aerial lift bridge, local lighthouses, and the shoreline anchor display.

Sight Information

Address:

600 S. Lake Ave., Duluth, Minnesota, 55802, United States

Map It

Phone:

218-720–5260

Website: www.lsmma.com

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Jan.–mid-Mar., Fri.–Sun. 10–4:30; mid-Mar.–Dec., Mon.–Thurs. 10–9, Fri.–Sun. 10–4:30

Published 06/03/2014

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Value

Advertisement

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.