The Great Lakes Maritime Center (Maritime Center), 51 Water Street near downtown Port Huron, offers a variety of opportunities to learn about the history and current events of the Great Lakes. Video formats, displays, and speaker programs present a wide range of information. A small museum inside the Center adds to your visit.
 
 
Looking for a snack, lunch, or a cup of coffee and donut?  Try the Maritime Center's Waterfront Deli!
 
A displayed schedule of ship travels - in actual time - is available. The Maritime Center is at the junction of the Black and St. Clair Rivers. You can watch giant freighters pass right in front of you - less than a quarter mile away.
  
 
Check out events at Events & Information on our Home Page.
Bring your laptop and surf the 'Net on the free WiFi.
Host your next maritime-related meeting. (up to 64)
  
 
 
Hours for the Maritime Center are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
 
  Telephone: (810) 985-4817
              
 The Center is closed from mid-November thru mid-March - when the shipping season works a reduce schedule. 
 
 
While at the Center during warm/warmer/hot weather, stop at the ice cream wagon to enjoy premium ice cream! 

 
  
Map & Directions
Vantage Point is located at 51 Water Street in Port Huron, Michigan, just 2 miles south from the end of I-94 and the Blue Water Bridges.  It is where the Black and St. Clair Rivers meet.
Map to Vantage Point
City
Distance
Travel Time (hrs)
Sterling Heights, MI 50 mi. 0:45
Ann Arbor, MI 100 mi 1:30
Lansing, MI 120 mi 1:50
Toronto, Ontario 185 mi (300 km) 3:00
Chicago, IL 340 mi. 5:00
Buffalo, NY 220 mi 3:40
Distances & times are approximate

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