Point Pleasant River Museum, Point Pleasant

4.7
Open Year Around

Tuesday - Friday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Saturday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Point Pleasant River Museum features information on river life and commercial enterprise on the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. Enjoy a model of an old Steamboat Pilot House, exhibits, video demonstrations, and artifacts. Displays demonstrations and special guests are featured at this exciting museum.

Silver Bridge Display

2,400 Gallon Ohio River Fish Aquarium containing Gar, Bowfin, Paddle Fish, Sun Fish, Cat Fish & More
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  • The history of the Point Pleasant area through the lens of the river. Check out the aquarium featuring native fish, practice your skills in the navigation simulator, and enjoy all of the historical ph...  more »
  • The river museum can't take some time to go thru. There is alot of history in that building. There is a large river aquarium in the back, very nice. When you go upstairs there is a river boat experien...  more »
  • Here you can learn about the river culture of the area, especially the Ohio river culture from the days of The Native Americans to present days. Steam ships, tug boats and you name it can be explored....  more »
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  • Great staff .. lots of history... mainly about silver bridge
  • Good people and good things to see!
  • One of the coolest places downtown Point Pleasant. The many displays are excellent, highlights include a 2,400 gallon aquarium, a scale model of the silver bridge, and a full-scale towboat pilot house simulator!
  • Educational
  • Very interesting well kept museum staffed by very nice people that enjoy what they do. A must stop when in the area.

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