Point Pleasant River Museum & Learning Center

28 Main Street, Point Pleasant WV  304 674-0144
Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 to 3:00
Saturday: 11:00 to 4:00
Sunday: 1:00 to 5:00


The Point Pleasant River Museum and Learning Center focuses on river life and commercial enterprise on the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. The museum has many displays and video demonstrations.  Special guests will highlight topics such as great floods, boat construction, sternwheel steamers, river disasters and the local river industry's contribution to World War II. The museum also offers a pilot house simulator, aquarium and a research library.

     Museum Interior         

2,400 Gal. Aquarium - Ohio and Kanawha River fish                            Silver Bridge Model

2,400 gallon aquarium   Silver Bridge model


2015 Calendar of Events (pdf)

Book Signing - Carlene Thompson
March 28, 2015, Noon till 2:00 pm  The Point Pleasant River Museum and Learning Center will be hosting a book signing for Carlene Thompson's new book, Can't Find My Way Home.  More information (pdf)

Shanty Boat Night  May 8, 2015
An Evening with the Esquires
more information (pdf)

Belle of Cincinnati Cruise
July 27, 2015   Details (pdf)

NWS Ohio River at Point Pleasant

Historical Flood Crests at Point Pleasant, WV  (pdf)