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Erie Maritime Museum and the Flagship Niagara

Erie Maritime Museum and the Flagship Niagara

Welcome aboard the Commonwealth's official flagship. Niagara carried Oliver Hazard Perry to victory in the Battle of Lake Erie, near Put-in-Bay, Ohio, on September 10, 1813. With her cannon proudly displayed, this faithful reconstruction of Perry's relief flagship recalls Perry's battle flag, "Don't Give up the Ship!" and victory message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours!" The bayfront museum features hands-on exhibits, a one-of-a-kind "live fire" exhibit, a dockside amphitheater and spectacular views of Presque Isle Bay. Programs include living history scheduled throughout the summer, lectures and special events. Visitor services include an orientation film, museum store and snack bar. Adjacent to the Blasco Memorial Library. During the summer season, Niagara visits many Great Lakes and East Coast ports-of-call, so please call ahead for the ship's schedule. Operated in partnership with the Flagship Niagara League.



Hours of Operation

November - March:

THU: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm 
FRI: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm 
SAT: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm 

April - September

MON: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
TUE: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
WED: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
THU: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
FRI: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SAT: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SUN: noon - 5:00 pm

Group tours (10 persons and up) will be accommodated any day except Sunday with at least 48 hours notice.

Admission Details

Adult: $10.00
Seniors (65+) & Discount: $8.00
Youth (3-11): $5.00
Children under 2: Free

Discounted rates for group tours by reservation.

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