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Not sure what to expect, I was pleasantly surprised. At the conclusion of my visit to the museum... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Mario M
Wonderful insight into the past.

Before we took the 45 minute cruise we watched an 8 minute video which was a good introduction to... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
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Visit the only museum that tells the story of America's coal-carrying canals and how they ignited America's Industrial Revolution. Experience hands-on educational exhibitions, extensive historical archives & collections, and the historic...more
2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd, Easton, PA 18042-7120
+1 610-923-3548
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It was okay tour around museum and outside. No boat ride canal dried up Good park for kids tree fell down in front of entrance had to call employee to lead us in back way

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PatriciaR6673
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Not sure what to expect, I was pleasantly surprised. At the conclusion of my visit to the museum, and a ride on a canal boat pulled by two mules along a towpath, all narrated by Steve, I came away with the knowledge of canals and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Before we took the 45 minute cruise we watched an 8 minute video which was a good introduction to the canal etc in the past. Our guide on the cruise explained everything very clearly. He was knowledgeable and enthusiastic and conveyed a very clear appreciation...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jaipur08
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Loaded with interactive history. This was not only historical interesting it was a beautiful setting and fun. Would definitely take a family and children of all ages.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DearMsC
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Fun family activity, ride in the boat up the canal, rent paddle boats, and check out this neat museum on local history. Plenty of parking, nice folks

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Merl_Thomas
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We took the canal boat ride and visited the museum. The setting is beautiful, and the docents were very knowledgeable about the history of the canals and the industrial revolution as it related to the Easton area. The park has a playground for families with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Susan46480
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Two mules (Hank and George) pulled us on a 45-minute purpose-built boat ride on a restored section of the Lehigh Canal, which originally ran from Mauch Chunk (now Jim Thorpe) PA to Easton PA to carry anthracite coal to the Delaware River and thence to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank DHW49
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Took this mule driven canal boat ride and found it to be very informative and relaxing. The park is beautiful for children and families.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 4051clm
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Really varied. And lots of outdoor space for kids to run around. Great docents in the museum. And boat ride on the canal was fun and instructive. Into to a former world.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Supposing
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This place was really nice especially if you like history. Not that big but very interesting. The boat ride was cool. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Beautiful in the fall.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 554brigitg
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9 December 2018|
Response from Mario M | Reviewed this property |
Museum Hours November 3 – December 23 Museum Only (no canal boat) Saturdays & Sundays 11:30 am to 4:30 pm Museum Admission Adults: $8 Seniors: $7 Children (3-15): $6 Children under 3: Free Members: Free
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17 September 2017|
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Response from Joel C | Reviewed this property |
If you want the dinner cruise, I would recommend reserving.
Cynthia Z
17 September 2017|
Response from Cynthia Z |
Canal boat tickets?