Tickets & Schedule

Tour the William A. Irvin

Regular tours have ended for the season. See you in May 2023!

2023 Schedule

Opening day, May 5, 2023
Friday-Sunday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Open Memorial Day, May 29

Beginning June 1
Thursday-Sunday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Beginning June 22
Open 7 days a week through Labor Day, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Beginning September 7
Thursday-Sunday, 10am-5pm

September 17 – Last day for regular tours


Adult admission: $20.00

Students 11+: $15.00

Seniors (60 & up): $10.00

Children 10 and under are FREE per paid adult ticket

Active Military Personnel (with ID): FREE

The Irvin is a Blue Star Museum as of 2023 and offers FREE admission to active Military personnel and up to 5 of their family members. 


Know before you go:

  • Tours last between 45-60 minutes.
  • Parking is available in the DECC parking lot across from the William A Irvin for an additional fee
  • Restrooms are located amidships in the Gift Shop
  • Museum staff is strategically positioned at key locations to interpret those spaces and then direct guests to their next station aboard the historic vessel.
  • Due to its historical nature as a retired freighter, the Irvin is not ADA accessible and includes multiple staircases to access certain locations.
  • Tickets may be purchased in advance through the ticket link below or on-site at the stern of the ship.
  • Groups of 20 or more can visit the Group Sales website


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Gift shop

Be sure to visit the William A. Irvin gift shop featuring the area’s largest selection in nautical items and collectibles.

No ticket required to visit the gift shop.

More information:

218-722-7876 (During Season)

218-623-1236 (Off Season)