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Drawing courtesy of Ringdahl Architects, Inc. The sketch above shows the plans for the Maritime Gardens, which will be located behind the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria. The gardens include picnic shelters, a band shelter with seating, walking paths and more.

Gardens to bloom at Maritime Museum

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The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum will soon be about more than boats and watercraft.

Starting this fall, landscapers will transform the parcel of land behind the museum into the Maritime Gardens.


The garden area, according to Bruce Olson, director of the MLMM, will be a community gathering place in an educational environment.

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