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Howard Steamboat Museum & Mansion

1101 E Market St, Jeffersonville, IN 47130-4333
+1 888-472-0606
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Loved it so much!

This mansion was an excellent place to tour. It had lots of original item in the house. Great place... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2016
KarenBruns
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Saint Henry, Ohio
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Good Riverboat History

The replicas of steamboats are impressive to view. Period furnishings in the museum demonstrate... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Denise S
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Rio Grande, Ohio
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1101 E Market St, Jeffersonville, IN 47130-4333
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This mansion was an excellent place to tour. It had lots of original item in the house. Great place to visit. 😄😄 good place for the whole family

Thank KarenBruns
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The replicas of steamboats are impressive to view. Period furnishings in the museum demonstrate the grandness of the era and wealth of steamboat owners. Make sure to visit the parlor as it was my favorite room in the house. There was a display of period...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a trip. Hidden gem dedicated to preserving steam boat history. I did the guided tour. Kadie was enthusiastic and informative. Worth the wait if necessary. After I was still able to walk about on my own and read some of the plentiful information....More

Thank DrSandyD
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Nice old home of a steamboat mogul with beautiful wood designs all over with maritime themes. Ornate rooms with matching chandeliers that may have inspired the room design. Older woman docent very knowledgeable and loves to tell the history.

1  Thank MIZT13
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Loved this museum! Great history! Loved the paddle boats! When in the area, you really need to stop by here!

1  Thank blockparty216
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful, tranquil, historical home & grounds. Very economical. Nice, small gift shop. Friendly, guided tour.

Thank Lorie G
Reviewed 24 February 2016

If you like Victorian houses, you will love the Howard Steamboat Museum. Located across the street from the Jeff Boat works where they are still churning out large craft for our inland waterways. The annual chautauqua is fun event for the whole family, booths,crafts and...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is a neat little museum located on the river in Jeffersonville, Indiana. The yard looks like a graveyard for steamship pieces, but it's cool to see them so close up. The information inside is great if you're interested in the steamboat era.

Thank Tiffany S
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I went there once very knowledgeable about the family and workers that was very involved in the making of steamboats along the Ohio River !

Thank Dwayne D
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the history and details of America's past through the lens of a Steamboat museum. The staff was knowledgeable on the Howard's history and not just in Jeffersonville but also in our Nation's. Thankfully the Howard family chose to preserve their past for future...More

Thank James J
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