Book Your Lighthouse Tour
The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego offers tours to the Oswego West Pierhead Lighthouse by boat.
Paddlefest Registration Open
Registration for Oswego Paddlefest 2023 now live, here! Come explore the historic Oswego Canal with us on July 15, 2023.
Virtual Exhibit Experience
The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego is excited to bring to you a virtual exhibit experience that includes information and images from some of our favorite exhibits around the museum, and some of our best collaborative work yet!
Treasure Chest Gift Shop
The Treasure Chest Gift Shop at the H. Lee White Maritime Museum is open 7 days a week, year 'round, 1:00-5:00 pm (10:00-5:00 during July and August) for all your unique shopping needs!
Visit The Museum
The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego is located at the end of West First Street Pier in Oswego, NY and is situated within Oswego Harbor and Oswego's Historic Maritime District.
Visit The Museum
Help to promote, preserve, and protect the maritime history, heritage, and culture of Oswego & Lake Ontario.
About the Museum
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.
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.
H Lee White Maritime Museum
Maritime Museum News
Vanishing Point - the Getaway Gertie Story
International Museum Ship Weekend
Location & Hours
1 West First Street,
Oswego NY, 13126
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).