USS EDSON HOURS
January and February 2021 – The museum is closed. If you need to reach us, please leave a voice mail or send an email.
March through April 4 2021– The Museum will open for Spring hours on March 1, weather permitting. We will be open from 10 AM to 3 PM Monday through Saturday. Group tour reservations will be accepted Sundays with 14 days notice. We will close at noon on Good Friday, April 2 and be closed for Easter April 4.
April 5 through September 16, 2021 – the USS Edson is available for tours 7 days a week from 9 AM to 4 PM. Guests must be off the ship by 5 PM. We may occasionally close 15 to 30 minutes early for evening events.
September 17 through October 31, 2021 – The USS Edson is available for tours Sunday through Thursday 9 AM to 4 PM, all guests must be off the ship by 5 PM. The ship will be available for tours on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 3 PM and all guests must be off the ship by 4 PM. The gift shop and office will close at 4:30 PM on days that the ship closes early. The USS Edson will close to the public at 4 PM on October 31.
November 2021:WE WILL BE CLOSED NOVEMBER 1 THROUGH NOVEMBER 8, 2021 FOR OUR SEAWALL BUILD. WE HOPE TO OPEN ON NOVEMBER 9,2021 BUT SUGGEST YOU CALL AHEAD IF YOU PLAN ON VISITING. The ship will be available for tours Monday through Saturday 9 AM to 4 PM and Sundays 10 Am to 3 PM. Guests must be off the ship by 4 PM. The USS Edson will be closed for a private event November 10 and 12-14. The museum will close at Noon on November 24 and reopen at 9 AM on November 26 for Thanksgiving.
December 1 through December 31, 2021 – the USS Edson is available for tours Monday through Saturday between 10 AM and 3 PM. Guests must be off the ship by 4 PM. We will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The museum will close for the season on December 31, 2020 at Noon.
Please be aware that in cold weather we may open late, close early, or not open at all. You may want to call ahead to verify that we are open during winter months.
GIFT SHOP AND OFFICE HOURS
January and February- 8 AM to Noon Monday through Friday
March through September – 8 AM to 5 PM, 7 days a week. However, if the ship closes early or is not open, the office and gift shop will close at 4:30 PM. The office and gift ship will be closed on August 16, 2021.
December 1 through December 30 – 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Saturday.
We are closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. We close at Noon the day before Thanksgiving and on December 31.
Office may open late or close early for severe weather.
AGES 4-17: $ 8.00
AGES 3 & UNDER: FREE
TIN CAN SAILORS MEMBERS: FREE (With Card)
ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY: FREE (In Uniform)
ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY: $5.00 (WITH ID CARD)
***TOURS ARE SELF-GUIDED UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED***
Group rates and guided tours are available by reservation. Call or Email for information.
TO FIND US ON GOOGLE MAPS: type in “USS Edson, Bay City, MI 48706″ TO FIND US ON GPS: DO NOT TYPE IN OUR ADDRESS – YOU WILL NOT FIND US! Type in MARQUETTE AND TRUMAN PARKWAY. Once you get there, you will see our signs. If your equipment allows it, you may also enter the latitude and longitude coordinates 43.6139 N, 83.8689 W.
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