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National Canal Museum

2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd, Easton, PA 18042-7120
+1 610-923-3548
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Dinner Cruise!

The entire park is a family friendly place to visit. lots of outdoor activity for youngsters. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joel C
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Lehighton PA, United States
The Volunteers are the Best

The museum is small but interesting and informative with lots of hands-on attractions for children... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary8235
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Souderton, Pennsylvania
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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 good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd, Easton, PA 18042-7120
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entire park is a family friendly place to visit. lots of outdoor activity for youngsters. We enjoyed the Dinner Cruise on the mule drawn canal boat. Authentic indeed! Staff resplendent in costumes of the day. The emcee was very well versed in the local...More

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is small but interesting and informative with lots of hands-on attractions for children. The volunteers working there were brimming with facts and anxious to answer questions or assistance.

Thank Mary8235
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here to rent some paddle boats on the canal and had a nice time. Staff very pleasant and helpful. They also were running the canal boat which we have done prior and is a nice relaxing ride where you also learn some historical facts...More

Thank LVPADad
Reviewed 6 August 2017 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 5 August 2017

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 15 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 10 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 30 June 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
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Cynthia Z
16 September 2017|
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Response from Joel C | Reviewed this property |
If you want the dinner cruise, I would recommend reserving.
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Cynthia Z
16 September 2017|
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Canal boat tickets?
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