Ohio Valley River Museum

Clarington, Ohio

We need volunteers to keep moving forward!

Want to volunteer your talent for a few hours this summer? Contact Taylor Abbott at 740-391-6304. Would you help us keep the Ohio Valley River Museum open every Friday & Saturday this summer? Could you spare a few hours from 11 to 3 once a month? Contact Taylor TODAY! You’ll be amazed how enjoyable it is to meet the folks who visit us. We don’t expect miracles, we just need your help to stay open! Let’s put your name on the schedule NOW! We’ll help you get started.

All events take place at the Ohio Valley River Museum, unless otherwise noted.


Saturday, June 9, 2018 – 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Summer Opening

Summer Opening featuring local salt crock historian Jim Moore. Come and bring your own crocks and enjoy the fascinating history of these much sought after antiques!


Saturday, June 16

Queen of the Mississippi riverboat en route to Pittsburgh, PA and will lock through Hannibal Locks and Dam. Visit our Facebook page for estimate arrival time.


Monday, June 18

Queen of Mississippi riverboat en route to Marietta, Ohio and will lock through Hannibal Locks and Dam. Visit our Facebook page for estimate arrival time.


Saturday, June 23, 2018 – 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Annual Riverboat Cruise and Tour to Blennerhassett Island

See our homepage for trip info!


Saturday, July 7, 2018

White Tent Antiques Appraisal

At Hannibal Locks and Dam during the Native American Pow-Wow. The River Museum will be selling books, items, and hosting an antique appraisal clinic beneath a white tent. For more information call 740-391-6304.


Saturday, July 14

The world’s largest steamboat, the American Queen, en route to Pittsburgh, PA will lock through Hannibal Locks and Dam. Visit our Facebook page for estimated arrival time.


Tuesday, July 17

American Queen steamboat and the Queen of the Mississippi (both en route to Marietta, Ohio) will lock through Hannibal Locks and Dam. Visit our Facebook page for estimated arrival time.

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.

Special Thanks

Special Thanks to the Ohio Valley Community Credit Union for their continued support & generosity!