The West Shore Fishing Museum is the restored home, gardens and fishery of Charles Bailey, who operated one of the area's largest commercial fishing operations on this site from 189_ to 1950. The grounds include  an exhibit building and twine shed. Exhibits  trace regional fishing from prehistoric to modern times. The museum's five commercial fishing boats including the completely restored gill-net fish tug, Kate A. The museum also has a small collection of historical photographs and oral history interviews that document the local commercial fishing industry. The museum is located in Menominee County's Bailey Park which provides trails and beach access for visitors. 

Bailey Park Sign
Welcome to Menominee County's Bailey Park
West Shore Fishing Museum Welcome Sign
West Shore Fishing Museum Welcome Sign
Bailey Fishery Historical Marker
Bailey Fishery Historical Marker
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Bailey House
Restored Bailey Home
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Bailey House
Bailey House
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Exhibit Building
Exhibit Building
Twine Shed
Twine Shed where fishing nets were made and repaired.
Kitchen of the Bailey Home
Kitchen of the Bailey Home
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Kitchen of the Bailey Home
Butter churn in the kitchen of the Bailey Home
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Dining Room of the Bailey Home
Dining Room of the Bailey Home
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Fish tugs
Fish tugs
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Fish tugs
Fish tugs
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Fishtug Kate A.
Fishtug Kate A.
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Fishtug Kate A.
Interior of the Fishtug Kate A.
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Exhibit
Exhibit
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Exhibit
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Museum Gift Shop
Museum Gift Shop
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Ford Model T
Ford Model T
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Overlooking Green Bay
rMuseum grounds overlooking Green Bay
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What you can do here

Access Fishing History & Culture Research, Boat Viewing, Gift shop or fisheries items for purchase, School or Group Tours, View Exhibits

N 142 M-35
Menominee, MI 49887
GPS: 45.29569, -87.43817
Hours: 1-4 PM Saturday and Sunday, Memorial Day to Labor Day
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