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The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego manages and exhibits a collection of thousands of artifacts, images, archival records, and original artworks telling over 400 years of regional maritime history.

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Whether your interest is in the pre-colonial period, or shipwrecks, or lighthouses; we have it all! See a glimpse of what we have to offer in our online gallery.

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Maritime Museum News

Eclipses & Navigation Lecture Featuring Stargazing Session

The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego is pleased to present “Eclipses and Navigation” by SUNY Oswego Professor Natalia Lewandowska as part of the museum’s History Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 24th at 6:00pm.

Maritime Museum Offers Special Hours During Solar Eclipse Weekend

The H. Lee White Maritime Museum will be open special hours during Saturday and Sunday, April 6th and 7th from 10-5pm.

Location & Hours

1 West First Street,
Oswego NY, 13126
(315) 342-0480

Open 7 Days a Week
Sep - Jun:
1pm - 5pm
Jul - Aug: 10am - 5pm
Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving,
Dec 24 - Jan 2

Vessels are open mid-May through mid-October (weather pending).

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