Admission to the Ohio River Museum in Marietta is $7/adult, $4/student (K-college with ID), and children 5 and under free.
- Open: April – Labor Day on Monday & Wednesday – Saturday from 9:30am – 5pm, Sunday & holidays from 12pm – 5pm, Closed Tuesday; September – October on Saturday from 9:30am – 5pm, Sunday & holidays from from 12pm – 5pm; Closed Easter & November – March
- 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 one offers displays about the origins and natural history of the Ohio River. The steamboat is the main focus in the second building which offers many steamboat displays along with and educational video on steamboats. 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.