The Waterfront Museum provides waterfront access and programs in education and the arts aboard an historic vessel. The Museum is housed on board the only covered, wooden, railroad barge of the “lighterage era” (1860-1960) that is still floating in America.
"Pollywogs & Shellbacks" -- Marine Paintings by Frank Hanavan. Also a variety of Tug & Barge artifacts from a period of time prior to today's system of Containerization and the use of trucks, highways, bridges and tunnels. Open Saturday, Sept. 28 from 1 - 5pm. FREE
This venue will accept your Museum Day Live! ticket on the screen of your smartphone.
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