USS EDSON HOURS
January and February 2020 – The USS Edson is available for tours Monday through Friday 9 AM to Noon BY RESERVATION ONLY, AS WEATHER PERMITS. Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance.
March 2020– The Museum will open for Spring hours on March 2, weather permitting. We will be open from 9 AM to 3 PM Monday through Saturday. Group tour reservations will be accepted Sundays with 14 days notice.
April through September 17, 2020 – 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 will be closed for Easter on April 12.
September 18 through November 1, 2020 – 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. We will also be closing at 4 PM on Sunday October 27, 2019. The gift shop and office will close at 4:30 PM on days that she ship closes early.
November 2020: The ship will be available for tours 7 days a week from 9 AM to 4 PM, guests must be off the ship by 5 PM. The ship will be closed to the public November 4 through 8 and November 12 through 15 for private events. The gift shop and office will remain open until 4 PM during this time. We will close at Noon on November 25 and reopen at 9 AM on November 26.
December 1 through December 31, 2020 – the USS Edson is available for tours Monday through Saturday between 9 AM and 3 PM. Guests must be off the ship by 4 PM. We will be closed Saturday December 12 for our annual Christmas Luncheon. We will also 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 1 through November 30 – 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 4:40 PM.
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. We will be closed if Bay City Schools are closed.
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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