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

Please schedule your visit by calling
740-391-6304
or by emailing
ohiovalleyrivermuseum@gmail.com.

Annual Dinner Cruise

OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
Saturday, August 10th, 2019
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Muskingum River and Devola Lock Cruise – $50 per person. Onboard raffle! Fun filled event! Event is handicap accessible.
Tour includes three hour scenic cruise, full course catered luncheon, complete lock-thru of Devola Locks and Dam. Join us as we announce our exciting plans for 2020 and beyond with some big surprises!

Luncheon will include hors d’oeuvres, prime rib and chicken marsala, green beans, rice pilaf, garden salad, and cheese cake and key lime pie for dessert.

Boarding begins at 1:30 PM at the Valley Gem Landing’s located at 601 Front Street, Marietta, OH 45750.

Payment due no later than August 3rd. Reservations must be paid in advance. Reservations can be made by mail with check and number of guests listed, or by calling 740-391-6304 or emailing ohiovalleyrivermuseum@gmail.com.

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

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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