FREE Season Kickoff WeekendPosted on May 18, 2012
The H. Lee White Marine Museum Complex, located on the West 1st Street Pier in Oswego’s Historic Maritime District, will be open free of charge this weekend, May 19 & 20, in conjunction with the seasonal opening of the historic vessels LT-5 and Derrick Boat 8. The new temporary exhibit “Sailing Oswego Harbor” will be open. The Museum complex is open Monday – Sunday, 1 – 5 pm through the end of June and will extend to 10 – 5 pm throughout July and August. The Museum Complex consists of a main building of exhibits highlighting over 400 years of maritime history, the National Historic Landmark WWII Tug the “LT-5”, the New York State Derrick Boat 8 from the Canal System and the Eleanor D, the last US commercial fishing vessel to work Lake Ontario. Admission is $7.00/adult, $3.00/youth, 5 & under are free. The Treasure Chest Gift Shop is open during museum hours to browse for free. For more information call (315) 342-0480 or email email@example.com. Also check the hleewhitemarinemuseum.com and the Museum’s Facebook page for programs and other information.