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

Free with Admission to the 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...

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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

Who: Ages 7-12; RSVP by June 8, 2021 to receive free t-shirt Cost: $100 per student / $90 for FOM Members Early Bird Registration $10 Off - Deadline April 1, 2021 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 takes the place of our former festival: Inland Waterways Festival. This difference is this will include Campus Martius Museum and will take place EVERY YEAR!!! This free event...

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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, an hour and a half cruise on the Valley Gem Sternwheeler, and live entertainment by Mark Twain. A...

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