• Looking out at the lake

    Sleeping Bear Dunes

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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Cannery Boathouse

The cannery was first built as a warehouse and converted to a state-of-the-art cannery for cherries in the early 1920s. In recent years, the Cannery has housed a museum of historic boats used around Glen Haven and the Manitou Islands. Volunteers have donated many hours to restoring the boats and operating the exhibit. The Cannery Boathouse Museum is the largest public exhibit of Great Lakes small craft.

Inside the Cannery Boathouse with a volunteer
Inside the Cannery Boathouse with a volunteer
Kerry Kelly 2005


11 am - 5pm daily, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Days and hours vary after Labor Day.




At the bend in the road in historic village of Glen Haven off M-109


Volunteer staff provide interpretive talks and answers questions


Historic boat collection including vessels, motors, and equipment


Public restrooms are available by the Glen Haven General Store

Did You Know?

Maritime Museum

The U.S. Life-Saving Station in Glen Haven was moved from Sleeping Bear Point in 1931 because it was being covered with sand from the moving dunes. Visit the Maritime Museum in Glen Haven in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore to see how the crew lived and worked. More...