Port Washington Historical Society


Event Details


Speaker Series SS Christopher Columbus

Port Exploreum
February 19th at 7:00 pm
Speaker Series SS Christopher Columbus

Todd Gordon Presents the Christopher Columbus, which was specifically built for the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago.  This was a celebration of the 400 year anniversary of the discovery of America by Columbus.  The ship was actually launched in December,1892; but the fair didn't open until the Spring of 1893.  This is a continuation of our Speaker Series at the Port Exploreum and is a free event!

Call 262 284-2406 to reserve your space.


About the Port Exploreum

May - October
Thursday - Monday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

November - April
Thursday - Monday - 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

The Port Exploreum will be closed Saturday Oct 5th and Sunday Oct 6th for a private event.

Adults - $5
Children 5 – 17 - $2
Children Under 4 - Free

Joint admission to the Port Exploreum and the 1860 Light Station:
Adult - $8.00
Child (5 - 17) - $3.00
Children Under 4 - Free

Senior and Military Discounts
All Port Washington Historical Society Members receive free admission.
Mailing Address:
  • Port Washington Historical Society
  • P.O. Box 491
  • Port Washington, WI 53074
Phone: 262-284-2406