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.

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.

Admission

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

  • Adults: $12
  • Seniors and members of the military: $11
  • Children (3-15): $9
  • Children under 3: Free
Group Rates

(15 or more):

  • Adults: $10
  • Seniors and members of the military: $9
  • Children (3-15): $7
  • Children under 3: Free
Charter Rates
  • One Hour – $450
  • Two Hours – $725