A: Yes, Free day parking is available for our customers.
Our large parking lot can accommodate cars, RVs, and motor coaches. The Tower of History shares a parking lot with St. Mary’s church next door.
Q: How long does it take to tour each location?
A: We recommend 60-90 minutes at the Museum Ship Valley Camp and 30-45 minutes for the Tower of History. Of course, your paid admission is good for the entire day. Please, feel free to spend as much time as you need in each location until the close of business each day.
Q: Do you offer Pet Kennels?
A: Yes, we are happy to offer free dog kennels for our customers. Please inquire at the Museum Ship Valley Camp ticket booth.
Q: Are your locations handicap accessible?
A: The Museum Ship Valley is handicap accessible with ramps that will bring you to each level of the ship. The Pilot house is the only area that a ramp does not reach.
The Tower of History unfortunately is not handicap accessible. There is an express elevator that will take you up but there are steps to get inside and a few steps once inside.
Q: Is it a guided tour?
A: We only offer guided tours for The Museum Ship Valley Camp and only for larger groups, such as schools and tour companies.
Q: Is The Museum Ship Valley Camp floating?
A: The Valley Camp is partially floating, the stern (back) of the ship is fully floating, while the bow (front) of the ship is grounded in the mud.
Q: Is there an elevator at the Tower of History?
A: Yes, we have an elevator that will take you to the main observation deck. But if you are feeling up for a challenge you are welcome to take all 292 stairs to the top.
Q: How long is your season?
A: Our opening and closing dates vary but we are typically open Mid- May to late October.
Q: Are cameras allowed?
A: We do allow camera for pictures and videos and enjoy seeing them when you tag our sites on social media, we just ask that you keep them family friendly.
Q: Do you have online ticketing available?
A: Unfortunately, at this time we do not offer online ticketing but tickets can be bought at the ticket booth at each location.
501 East Water Street
Sault Ste. Marie, MI49783 (906) 632-3658