Point Pleasant River Museum, Point Pleasant

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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  • September 25, 2017
    I have been to Point Pleasant 3 times but this was my first visit to the River Museum. The two ladies who run this are very approachable. They helped us find other places to venture too. The museum is...  more »
  • September 23, 2017
    I think the boat driving simulator was our favorite part. Jack Fowler has provided an amazing tribute to Point Pleasant with this museum! Ask a few questions of him or anyone else there and you will g...  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    Stopped here the day before the Mothman Festival. All the employees were super nice. 4 adults, no kids - but, was interesting enough to keep us entertained for an hour or so. The boat simulator was re...  more »
  • August 17, 2016
    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!
  • March 5, 2016
    Very interesting well kept museum staffed by very nice people that enjoy what they do. A must stop when in the area.
  • May 10, 2013
    The Rivers' industries contributed to the economy of the nation. So grateful for those who created the River Museum to preserve the history ... I highly recommend the Point Pleasant River Museum as a tourist site -- or a place to take your children and grandchildren. The Ole Folks will enjoy reliving their heritage.
  • October 10, 2015
    I saw the mothman cross the street
  • September 25, 2011
    Great experience as a captain .. I hope everyone else enjoys like I did ...

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