Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA

Manitowoc is a city in and the county seat of Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, United States. The city is located on Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Manitowoc River.

Attractions in Manitowoc include the Rahr West Art Museum which is housed in a 19th century mansion near downtown Manitowoc. The museum currently houses art ranging from the 15th-21st centuries, with paintings, sculptures, and a preserved Victorian home in its possession. The Wisconsin Maritime Museum features the USS Cobia, an authentic combat submarine similar to those built in Manitowoc during the war. There are daily tours of the vessel, which is moored in Manitowoc's harbor, allowing visitors a look at Manitowoc's role in the war and building 28 submarines for the U.S. Navy.

Things to see and do

* Rahr West Art Museum
* Wisconsin Maritime Museum
* Lincoln Park Zoo
* Manitowoc County Courthouse

General information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area - 43.7 sq. km’s
Population – 35,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Travel Links - Commercial, charter, and cargo air transportation is available through the Manitowoc County Airport.

Manitowoc is the western port for the S.S. Badger ferry, that crosses Lake Michigan to Ludington, Michigan. The ferry ride is part of the route of U.S. Route 10.

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