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Point Pleasant River Museum

28 Main St, Point Pleasant, WV 25550-1026
+1 304-674-0144
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Very enjoyable and informative!

I really enjoyed this museum - lots of history about life on the river, including insights into... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Loved it.

The best thing to see in point Pleasant Ruth was awesome they have things to see from the beginning... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Daniel H
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28 Main St, Point Pleasant, WV 25550-1026
+1 304-674-0144
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this museum - lots of history about life on the river, including insights into life during different eras in American history. The simulator alone was worth the price of admission; you get to take a virtual boat ride on the Ohio and...More

Thank tnknitter
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The best thing to see in point Pleasant Ruth was awesome they have things to see from the beginning of the town all the way through current times the model of the bridge was the best thing that I saw there it's a stunning memorial...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and "homey" museum with lots of artifacts and stories of river life. 2 very interesting films about the tragic collapse of the Silver Bridge. Also a simulator where you can try your luck as a river pilot.

Thank GerriS63_10
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This local museum manages to inform and touch the heart. Not just because it documents the terrible tragedy of The Silver Bridge but because all the exhibits have families at the heart of them. You leave not only with understanding of the role of the...More

Thank fionahw
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Lots of information on this area, friendly staff happy to share information and direction on using the items on display. Very friendly to the one teenager we had with us.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This Museum takes you back to the times of the old ways of River travel. This is a must you if you enjoy the River travel of the old times.

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This place is so awesome. There's 2 levels and they have a simulation to drive a boat on a river. It is a hands on experience.

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I am not one to use lots of words to describe a simple thing - words etc. I guess I will have to make sure I use 100 characters to describe how exciting this visit was as well educational. Again, I selected Jan 2017 for...More

1  Thank DougLocklin
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This museum is easy to find and basically right down the street from the Tu-Endie-Wei State Park. There is a lot of history in the small museum, plus a simulator and large aquarium. The people were very friendly. Martha was just fantastic. We had the...More

Thank Chops1971
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The museum was very interesting if you are into turn of the 19th century travel along the Ohio and another river. There are a lot of artifacts of river life and pictures of many paddle wheelers that traveled the rivers There is an interactive "you...More

Thank junglybill
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