We are more than just museums! Whether it is special events or guest speakers, we have something to offer for everyone!

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Visit the Shanty Boat Folks

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Location: Ohio River Museum

The shanty boat has landed. Come visit the shanty boat folks docked at the Ohio River Museum and step back into the 1930s for a look at what it was like to live on the river. During the Great Depression,...

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Jazzin' Up the Museums

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Location: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Cost: $40 per person; $75 per couple Join the Friends of the Museums and delight in a delicious meal, buffet style, on the Valley Gem Sternwheeler. Dance the night away while cruising down the Ohio River listening to a live...

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Passport to Fun: Summer Camp at the Museum

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Location: Ohio River Museum

Cost: $100 per student / $90 for FOM Members Early Bird Registration $10 Off - Deadline April 1, 2020 Who: Ages 7-12; RSVP by June 8, 2020 to receive free t-shirt Scholarships Available. Let’s get wild and crazy at the...

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Pioneers & Paddlewheels Celebration

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Location: Campus Martius Museum

Cost: FREE Admission (Does not apply to groups) Celebrate Marietta's History This free event will take place at Campus Martius AND the Ohio River Museums. Reenactors, music, storytellers, and hands-on activities will be just a few things to appeal to...

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Brunch with Mark Twain

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Location: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Cost: $30 per person Reservations Required Come and support the museums while on board the Valley Gem Sternwheeler. Enjoy a breakfast buffet, 2 hour cruise on the Valley Gem Sternwheeler, and live entertainment by Mark Twain. A 50/50 drawing will...

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