The National Museum of the American Sailor will be the pinnacle anchor of Great Lakes / North Chicago's Sheridan Crossing Cultural, Hospitality, Entertainment District. Located along Sheridan Road and immediately west of Naval Station Great Lakes' Gate 4 in North Chicago, The National Museum of the American Sailor will be a welcome boost to tourism and economic development in Lake County, Illinois.
The Museum will be an architectural marvel comprising:
- 3.5 acres of landscaped grounds, water features, and sculpture gardens.
- 40,000+ square feet of interior Museum space including multiple exhibit galleries, a performance auditorium, conference and meeting rooms, gift shop, and supporting facilities.
- convenient dedicated surface parking for visitor/patron automobiles and touring charters.
In addition, the surrounding Sheridan Crossing Cultural, Hospitality, Entertainment District includes approximately 350,000 square feet of complementary hospitality, dining, entertainment, and retail amenities in support of the Museum.