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

Type: History Museums, Museums



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Kitchen spices and farm implements, fine porcelain and French perfume are several artifacts that provide an intriguing glimpse of frontier life during 1856, from the Arabia Steamboat. Inside this...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

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

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $14.50; Senior (60+) $13.50; Child (4-14) $5.50; Child (0-3) Free

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  • Museums: "Watch for updates regarding current and future 'treasure hunts' by the dedicated explorers who unearthed the Arabia Steamboat. Their most recent find? Steamboat Malta, which sank more than 170 years ago. This story is only beginning."
  • 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."
  • Best for Museums Because: Very few museums-anywhere-offer such a poignant look at this country's Western migration and the challenges associated with it.
  • 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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