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The National Canal Museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30am-4:30pm.  Come check out our family-friendly exhibits and our new special exhibition: Beyond Rosie and Rivets.

Take a Trip Back To America’s Age of Canals

Easton’s Hugh Moore Park is a picturesque extension of the City of Easton where America’s golden age of canals is on full display. With more than two miles of restored Lehigh Canal, a canal boat attraction unlike any other in Pennsylvania and the rest of the Northeast, and one of the country’s largest canal heritage museums, the 520-acre park nestled between the Lehigh Canal and Lehigh River is a throwback to the years when mules pulling canal boats on narrow towpaths was a common sight in much of the United States east of the Mississippi River.

The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor interprets this fascinating period of American history in the park through tours of the National Canal Museum and rides on the 110-passenger Josiah White II canal boat (June-October).  Explore our fun, hands-on exhibits highlighting 19th century canal life and technology.

And don’t miss our special exhibition, Beyond Rosie and Rivets: Industrial Women of the D&L Corridor, open April through December 2022. Do you know any women who worked in local industries? Check out our Tell Us Her Story submission form to have her be featured in a rotating presentation within the exhibition.

New improvements to Hugh Moore Park have made it a destination that families do not want to miss! A  playground, bike skills course, dog park and multi-use path await you.  You can also rent bikes, canoes, paddleboats, and kayaks to explore the park from the Welcome Center (June-October). 

Take time to explore the information on this website and get directions before you visit.

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