My Journey to the Wreck of the Titanic

Chicago Maritime Museum 1200 W. 35th St., Chicago, IL, United States

Mark Lach, creative producer of Titanic, The Exhibition reflects on his exciting and emotional dive to the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean and the wreck of the RMS Titanic. Lach will also take you on his creative journey, bringing the real story of Titanic to millions around the world

The Navy in Chicago: An Unlikely Story

Chicago Maritime Museum 1200 W. 35th St., Chicago, IL, United States

Despite being 800 miles from the Atlantic Ocean Chicago has been a Navy town for more than 130 years.  The modern history of the Navy has been influenced by Chicago and Chicagoans to an extent most people are unaware.  The Chicago Navy Memorial Foundation is committed to

All Hands on Deck

Chicago Maritime Museum 1200 W. 35th St., Chicago, IL, United States

Mark your calendars for the annual CMMFestival Fundraiser on Thursday, October 26 starting at 6:00 p.m! Enjoy an evening of lively maritime presentations, shanty songs and generous giving, hosted by renowned maritime folk singer Tom Kastle and photographer Barry Butler. This year's theme, "All Hands on Deck,"

Freedom Seekers & the Underground Railroad in Chicago & Northeast Illinois

Chicago Maritime Museum 1200 W. 35th St., Chicago, IL, United States

The Chicago Maritime Museum Third Friday lecture series on October 20th, presents a discussion on the development of the Underground Railroad. In the decades before the Civil War, several thousand freedom seekers travelled through Northeastern Illinois. This program outlines their stories and the range of encounters with