Ashtabula Maritime & Surface Transportation Museum

Admission to the Ashtabula Maritime & Surface Transportation Museum (Great Lakes Marine & Coast Guard Memorial Museum) is  $5/adult, $3/children 6-16, free for those 6 and younger + free parking.

  • Open: Memorial Day weekend thru August, Friday – Sunday, noon until 5:00 pm.  During September – open only Saturday and Sunday’s, noon til 5:00 pm.  Open Memorial, Independence and Labor Day.  Tour buses welcome, handicap access (except “Pilot House”).  Schedule Tours for 10 or more anytime entire year.  Include in plans for your Family and/or Class Reunion a museum tour – Call 440/964-6847 or 440/997-5370 (9-5 weekdays)
  • Location: (Map It) 1071 Walnut Blvd. in Ashtabula, Ohio –1546 on Ohio North Coast, overlooks harbor, Lake Erie.
  • Phone: 440-964-6847
  • Web: Click here

The Ashtabula Maritime & Surface Transportation Museum (Great Lakes Marine & Coast Guard Memorial Museum:  View a working commercial coal dock, best view of the lighthouse.  See Hulett model, photo/harbor history, and artifacts of the Great Lakes.  Also see the last remaining Ashtabula Hulett unloader “bucket” and a portion of its “Leg”, as well as other artifacts on the grounds. In addition, there is a display dedicated to U.S. Merchant Marines and Support Our Troops! Tours of the actual pilothouse are provided.  Included is a display of pictures of the sunken ship Daniel J. Morrell and the entire crew loss except for the “Lone Survivor” Dennis Hale. (He is pictured in the display). In addition, the 14’X20′ “Model Railroad HO Gauge” layout/diorama of NYC & PRR between early 1900 – 1050’s in Ashtabula  Harbor is displayed.