Things To Do In Sturgeon Bay

The Third Avenue Playhouse is located in the heart of the historic district in Sturgeon Bay, a designated Main Street community with plentiful shopping choices, along with a variety of galleries, restaurants, and pubs.  We also invite you to explore some of the unique attractions that make Sturgeon Bay a very special part of Door County.  

DOOR COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
18 North Fourth Avenue
920.743.5809
DoorCountyHistoricalMuseum.com
Visit the “Best Small Museum in the Midwest” as named by the Chicago Tribune.  Educational displays portray Door County’s unique history including early settlers, orchards, industries, and more including a rare, beautifully restored 1920 Oldsmobile fire truck.  Open daily May 1 – October 31.  Free Admission.

DOOR COUNTY MARITIME MUSEUM
150 North Madison Avenue
920.743.5958
DCMM.org
Explore tales of bold ship captains, brave seamen, stalwart lighthouse keepers, innovative shipbuilders and much, much more.   This fascinating museum includes four diverse galleries.  The Maritime Museum is your passage to explore Door County’s amazing maritime heritage.  Open year-round, seven days a week.

THE FARM
4285 Hwy 57
920.743.6666
TheFarmInDoorCounty.com
The Farm, located 4 miles north of Sturgeon on Highway 57, is a living museum of rural America.  Bottle-fed goat kids, lambs and piglets.  Milk a nanny goat and see chicks hatch right before your eyes.  Hike on the beautiful nature trails and relax in the lush gardens.  Learn from exhibits and explore log pioneer buildings, an experience sure to bring out the kid in everyone.  Open 9-5, seven days a week from Memorial Day weekend to mid-October.

HERITAGE VILLAGE AT BIG CREEK
2041 Michigan Street
920.421.2332
HistoricalVillage.doorcountyhistoricalsociety.org
A collection of nine historically and architecturally significant buildings depicting Door County’s development from 1852 – 1910.  Interpreters offer guided tours of the village’s buildings.  Visit the website for a complete calendar of events.  Open daily from mid-June through September.

MILLER ART MUSEUM
107 South Fourth Avenue
920.746.0707
MillerArtMuseum.org
Open all year.  Beautiful and comfortable setting for an enriching visual experience, the Museum fosters the creative lives of the community with 7 new exhibits each year, and a stunning permanent collection of Wisconsin art.  Free Admission.

MARGARET LOCKWOOD GALLERY
7 South 2nd Avenue
920.493.3635
MargaretLockwoodGallery.com
Home of Margaret’s ethereal, abstract paintings interpreting the beauty and landscapes of Door County. A many times awarded and featured Master Artist, Margaret’s work has the power to allow a viewer to take their experience of Door County with them into their home or business.

POTAWATOMI STATE PARK
3740 County Road PD
920.746.2890
dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/potawatomi
Potawatomi State Park on the shore of Sturgeon Bay has 1,200 acres of gently rolling upland terrain bordered steep slopes and rugged limestone cliffs.  Family and group campsites are available.  Open year-round. Vehicle admission sticker is required.