Ashtabula Maritime & Surface Transportation Museum

Admission to the Ashtabula Maritime & Surface Transportation Museum (Great Lakes Marine & Coast Guard Memorial Museum) is  $4/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: ashtabulamarinemuseum.org/

The Ashtabula Maritime & Surface Transportation Museum (Great Lakes Marine & Coast Guard Memorial Museum:  View a working commercial coal dock, best view of 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. Special displays include a bell from the sunken ship – Daniel J. Morrell, the Lone Survivor’s ship!  There are also pictures and a 0′ X 20′ “Model Railroad HO Gauge” layout/diorama of NYC & PRR between early 1900 & 1950’s in the Ashtabula Harbor. In addition, the original 4th Order Fresnel lens is displayed.