Visit the Museum
The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego is located at the end of West First Street Pier in Oswego, NY and is situated within Oswego Harbor and Oswego's Historic Maritime District. Our address is 1 West First Street, Oswego, NY 13126.
Hours of Operation:
The H. Lee White Maritime Museum and Treasure Chest Gift Shop will be open by appointment December 24, 2020 through March 31, 2021. To schedule a visit, give us a call at 315-342-0480, or send us a message here: https://hlwmm.org/contact.php and we'll call you to finalize your reservation. Normal hours of operation will resume April 1, 2021, 1:00 to 5:00 pm. The Museum is open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm during the months of July and August. Vessels are open mid-May through mid-October (weather pending).
Admission to the H. Lee White Maritime Museum is $10 for adults, $6 for teens, and children 12 years of age or younger are free. In addition, the Museum offers AAA, Active Duty & Veterans, local area school discounts and more ways to save.
The H. Lee White Maritime Museum offers tours to the Oswego West Pierhead Lighthouse on Fridays and Saturdays between June and September each year. Tickets are $25 per person, or $20 for ages 12 and under, and reservations are recommended. For more information on dates, availability, or to book a tour, click here: https://hlwmm.org/pages.php?page=32-history-tours.
Guided Tours & School Groups:
Guided tours for special interest groups and schools are available year 'round. For information on availability and how you can book a tour, check out our tours page.
Oswego Paddlefest is Back for 2021
The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego will host the eighth annual Oswego Paddlefest Saturday, July. 17th. Kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddleboarders are encouraged to enjoy and appreciate the unique beauty of the historic Oswego Canal.
The long course, geared for experienced paddlers, is approximately 13 miles and launches from Fulton between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. The short course is approximately 5.5 miles and launches from Minetto Riverview Park on NYS Rte. 48 from 8 to 9 ...READ MORE
Lighthouse Boat Tours 2021
Tickets now available online!
After a historic year in 2020, the Maritime Museum is excited to kick of the 2021 tour season. Purchase your tickets here....READ MORE
Lighting the Way: Oswego's Lighthouse in Pictures
A New Virtual Exhibit Online Now!
Check out the "Lighting the Way: Oswego's Lighthouse in Pictures" virtual exhibit here!...READ MORE