• Arabia Steamboat Museum
    Photo courtesy of David Hawley
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Arabia Steamboat Museum

Type: History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Best Attractions & Activities: This privately-owned museum provides an intriguing glimpse of frontier life during 1856, via artifacts rom the Arabia Steamboat, which sank in the Missouri River. Bob Hawley, his sons David and Greg,...  Read More
Museums: This intriguing museum relates the history of the once-successful steamboat "Arabia" and its watery demise in 1856. On display are more than 200 tons of cargo recovered 132 years after the ship's...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon-Sat: 10am-5:30pm
  • Sun: Noon-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $12.50; Senior (60+) $11.50; Child (4-12) $4.75; Child (0-3) Free

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "To fully appreciate the magnitude of the excavation and restoration efforts that preceded creation of this fascinating museum, plan to spend at least several hours here. Well-informed docents and a pleasant layout will make your visit even more memorable."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: It's rare to find such an impressive, privately owned museum where the founders still interact daily with visitors.

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