Oregon Attractions, Museums April 21, 2018
Visit This Floating Museum In Oregon For A One-Of-A-Kind Experience
Looking for a new and exciting adventure here in Oregon? Hop aboard the Portland, a historic sternwheeler anchored in downtown Portland. This ship has been lovingly restored and transformed into a floating museum, complete with interactive exhibits and guided tours. This kid-friendly place makes for an exciting and informative day trip, any time of year. Check it out:
Located on the Willamette River in downtown Portland’s Waterfront Park, the Oregon Maritime Museum is a one-of-a-kind attraction.
Step aboard this floating museum to experience the adventure of a lifetime.
As the last operating sternwheel steam tug in the United States, the Portland is a fascinating place to explore.
Volunteer docents will take you on a guided tour around the ship.
The tour includes a stop in the pilot house.
You'll also go down to the engine room, and hear tales of the local rivers and their maritime history.
The exhibit floor is filled with interactive displays, from ship models to unique historical artifacts.
In the kid's corner, you'll find plenty of activities to keep your kiddos occupied and entertained.
Your tour will come to an end in the ship gift shop. There are plenty of nautical treasures to choose from here.
A tour aboard the Oregon Maritime Museum is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
The Oregon Maritime Museum is located at 198 SW Naito Pkwy., Portland, OR 97204.
For more details about the history of this amazing ship and visiting information, check out the
Oregon Maritime Museum website.
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