Ohio River Museum

Admission to the Ohio River Museum in Marietta is $7/adult and $4 /student from K-college. 

  • Open: April – Labor Day on Monday and Wed – Sat from 9:30am – 5pm and Sunday from Noon – 5pm. In Sept and Oct open Sat & Sun only
  • Location: (Map It) 601 Front Street 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 steam boat.  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.