National Canal Museum

Ride the Canal Boat

National Canal Museum - Ride the Canal Boat

Travel Back In Time

The 48-ton Josiah White II canal boat plies the waters of old Section 8 of the Lehigh Canal in Hugh Moore Park. Our trained and authentically-dressed crew interprets the story of the anthracite canals and the people who worked and lived on them. Our two mules – Hank and George – tow the boat on a 45-minute trip from the National Canal Museum to the Locktender’s House and back.

The National Canal Museum is open for tours from 11:30 am until 4:30 pm. Canal boat tours are 45 minutes long and leave the dock at 12, 1, 2 and 3PM, Weekends: June 3 to June 11; Wednesday through Sunday: June 14 until October 1; Weekends: October 7 to October 29. The boat does not sail on Mondays and Tuesdays.

General Admission

(Includes canal boat ride and National Canal Museum admission):

  • Adults: $12.00
  • Seniors: $11.00
  • Children (3-15): $9.00
  • Children under 3: Free
  • Family Pack (2 Adults & up to 3 Children): $39.00
Museum Admission Only
  • Adults: $8.00
  • Seniors: $7.00
  • Children: $6.00
Group Rates

(15 people or more):

  • Adults: $10.00
  • Seniors: $9.00
  • Children (3-15): $7.00
  • Children under 3: Free
Canal Boat Charter (Rental) Rates

The Josiah White II is a great venue for weddings, family parties, and celebrations of all kinds! Call: (610) 923 – 3548 x221 to book your charter!

  • One Hour – $450.00
  • Two Hours – $725.00
  • Two and a Half Hours – $825.00
Pavilion Rental

Call City of Easton: (610) 250 – 6711 

School Field Trips

 Call: (610) 923 – 3548 x221

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