Lake County, Illinois, CVB - Official Travel Site - National Museum of the American Sailor

National Museum of the American Sailor

2531 Sheridan Road Great Lakes, IL 60088

Phone: 847.688.3154

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Distance From Naval Station Great Lakes: 1 (approx miles)

Now Open, Monday - Saturday, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

As an official Department of the Navy Museum, the National Museum of the American Sailor's mission is to select, collect, preserve, and interpret the history of the United States Navy with particular emphasis on the Navy's sailors. Click Here to view our Naval Station Great Lakes Guide.

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Sails Unfurled: The Dawn of the U.S. Navy, 1775-1865 Exhibit at National Museum of the American Sailor
1/13/20 - 1/31/30
The National Museum of American Sailor's brand new permanent exhibit: S... View More
Marked By the Sea:  Tattoos in the U.S. Navy at National Museum of the American Sailor
5/28/21 - 12/31/22
Discover the history of tattoos with one-of-a-kind artifacts and artwork, a... View More
Songs from the Sails
Happening as planned 10/15/22
Celebrate the U.S. Navy's 247th birthday with a special performance by ... View More
Holidays at the Hostess House
Happening as planned 12/10/22
Join the National Museum of the American Sailor for our annual "Holida... View More

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