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.
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