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National Canal Museum - Easton, PA

National Canal Museum

The National Canal Museum is an affiliate of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor. Located in Easton's beautiful Hugh Moore Park, the museum features the Josiah White II, Pennsylvania's only mule-drawn canal boat ride. It’s also the only museum in the country dedicated to telling the story of America’s historic towpath canals.

After riding on the Josiah White II and visiting the interactive museum, visitors can picnic in Hugh Moore Park and take a walk or bike ride on the D&L Trail to see the history of America's towpath canals firsthand. Find our more at

Accessibility Notes

The Josiah White II canal boat and National Canal Museum are ADA accessible.

Eco-Friendly Notes

You can arrive at the National Canal Museum by foot or by bike, via the D&L Trail! The museum is located in Hugh Moore Park, a beautiful place to picnic and spend the day after visiting the museum. There are bike racks located alongside the Josiah White II canal boat to make it very easy for visitors to arrive at the National Canal Museum via the D&L Trail. Visit to view the trail map and find your way to the National Canal Museum via the D&L Trail.


Wednesday through Sunday, 11 am to 4:30 pm with canal boat rides at noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm.

Seasons Open

June through September


Boat Ride and Museum Combo: $9 children, $11 senior/military, $12 adults | Museum Only: $6 children, $7 senior/military, and $8 adults

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