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.
The Musuem introduced a second towboat pilot house simulator on April 21. 2015 (see Waterways Journal article)

       Museum Interior                                                                     Simulator Video
      Museum Interior         

2,400 Gal. Aquarium - Ohio and Kanawha River fish                            Google Street View
2,400 gallon aquarium   


2015 Calendar of Events (pdf)

NWS Ohio River at Point Pleasant

Historical Flood Crests at Point Pleasant, WV  (pdf)