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National Canal Museum

2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd, Easton, PA 18042-7120
+1 610-923-3548
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A wonderful day at the National Canal Museum! I highly recommend this for ages. zipline, play area, museum & boat ride!

A wonderful day at the National Canal Museum! I highly recommend this for all ages. zipline, play... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
deanna j
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National canal museum

It was a nice way to spend some time after having a great boat ride down the canal. The museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ccteach615
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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 locktender's house and garden. You can also take a ride on Pennsylvania's only mule-drawn canal boat ride.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd, Easton, PA 18042-7120
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful day at the National Canal Museum! I highly recommend this for all ages. zipline, play area, museum & boat ride! Steve the commentator for the canal boat ride was just wonderful- very fun and entertaining way to present interesting facts on this region...More

Thank deanna j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice way to spend some time after having a great boat ride down the canal. The museum volunteers are very helpful and knowledgeable too. Lots of hands on exhibits for the kids. It is a beautiful area, the park has plenty to...More

Thank ccteach615
Reviewed 16 July 2017

It is a National Heritage Area, I enjoy outings where you can learn while having fun. The museum has so many hands on activities,which is great for children. The tour guide on the canal ride was very knowledgeable.

Thank E M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This popped up in a local paper's "things to do this weekend" so we thought we'd give it a try. Definitely not on the beaten path but located in a very lovely park (Hugh Moore Park). It helps to have a GPS! The admission to...More

1  Thank MaggsMNewJersey
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I have lived in the Lehigh Valley for 20 years and am sorry it took so long to visit this fabulous park and museum. It is a hidden gem. The tour guide on the canal ride was well-spoken and knowledgeable. We love trips where we...More

Thank DLFamily216
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Within Hugh Moore Park, the Canal Museum offers rides on an actual canal boat. Admission to both the museum and the boat costs $12/adult, but you can take your time and do everything you want. The boat ride lasts almost an hour, and it is...More

2  Thank Pferdina
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Friday mid-afternoon. Very friendly staff. There is a nice video summary but since the area is not blocked off it can be hard to hear the audio. The boat ride is great. You learn a lot about the history, the operation...More

Thank grrprr
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Went here with my Uncle to enjoy the walk and the scenery. Despite the fact that the creek was almost dried up, no rides available nor the mules, I really enjoyed the walk! It's a family-friendly park with huge playground for the kids to have...More

2  Thank ShahieJaffar
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a great trip for a school or a family interested in local history!! The canal boat ride was a favorite among the students. I particularly loved the museum.

Thank reba611
Reviewed 16 March 2017

A leisurely ride down the canal with a tour guide who was entertaining. Pretty park & a great thing for a family to do together.

Thank Viki G
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