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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.

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. WE WILL ALSO BE CLOSING AT 1:30 ON NOVEMBER 14 FOR A PRIVATE EVENT. 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 museum will close at Noon on November 24 and reopen at 9 AM on November 26 for Thanksgiving.

December 1 through December 31, 2021 –  WE WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 11 FOR A PRIVATE EVENT. 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- By appointment only.

March through September –

October – We open 30 minutes before the ship opens to the public and close when the last guest leaves.

November – Sundays 10 to 4. Monday through Saturday 8:30 to 5.

December 1 through December 30 – 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Saturday.

We are closed Easter, Thanksgiving, December 11, 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 may also close at the same time as the museum during our slow times.

 

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TOUR PRICES

ADULTS: $10.00
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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