Ohio River Museum

Admission to the Ohio River Museum in Marietta is a nominal fee. 

  • Open: Currently closed for new construction
  • Location: (Map It) 601 Front St. in Marietta, Ohio
  • Phone: 740-373-3750
  • Web: click here

The Ohio River Museum in Marietta gives a detailed description of the golden age of the steamboat.  It also gives an educational program about the ecology of the Ohio River system.  The museum features three buildings; the first offers displays about the origins and natural history of the Ohio River.  The steamboat is the main focus of the second building, which offers many steamboat displays and an educational video.  The third building houses displays on the art of boat building along with displays about mussels in the Ohio River and tools and equipment from the steamboat era.

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