Ohio Valley River Museum

Clarington, Ohio

Welcome

Thank you for visiting the online home of the Ohio Valley River Museum. We are extremely proud of our facility. We sincerely hope your time with us proves both enjoyable and educational. We request your comments and/or suggestions regarding any aspect of our museum that you would like to share with us.

RiverMuseum

Welcome All Visitors! If your club, organization, or class wishes to see the current exhibits and/or your group wishes to meet at the Ohio Valley River Museum, we are happy to arrange your request! Currently, we do not have regular hours during the fall and winter months, but we will do our best to accommodate your request. Please contact the President, Taylor Abbott and schedule your visit with us now!

Thanks to the generosity of Swiss Valley Engineering Company we are handicap accessible! A chair lift has been installed.

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! WE NEED MEMBERS! WE NEED YOU!

Hours

Open Saturdays 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Other days, by appointment please.

To schedule please email us at ohiovalleyrivermuseum@gmail.com.

Annual Dinner Cruise

OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
Saturday, June 23th, 2018
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Blennerhassett Island Boat Ride and Tour – $50 per person. Onboard raffle! Fun filled event! Event is handicap accessible.
Tour includes ride on the Island Belle sternwheeler to and from the island, catered luncheon, tour of the mansion, and horse-drawn wagon ride around the island.
Payment due no later than June 15th. Please indicate your meal choice of either baked chicken or baked steak.
Reservations must be paid in advance. Call 740-391-6304 to make reservations today!

Mail checks, payable to:
OVR Museum
P.O. Box 162
Clarington, OH 43915

Boat will leave Point Park on 2nd Street in Parkersburg, WV at 12:00 pm — so plan to board around 11:30 am. Parking lot is next to Point Park.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

We have signed a “Partnership Agreement” with the Hannibal Locks & Dam to get the Visitors’ Center re-opened before the end of the year.

Volunteers are needed to help prepare the building & surrounding site — light work, such as painting, cleaning, power-washing, scraping etc. are needed.

If you can volunteer a few hours, please call 740-458-1873 & let them know what hours you could donate!

Become a Member

Basic benefits include free admission to the museum, subscription to the museum’s newsletter, a 10% discount for the museum store, admission to members only events and the annual membership meeting.

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