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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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The Masonic Mariners of Oswego City

The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego is pleased to present the third installment of the 2023 History Lecture Series featuring Dr. Natalie Joy Woodall.  Join us on Sunday, September 17th at 1:30 pm as Woodall presents “Masonic Mariners of Oswego City: A Brief History”. 

Thursday Discounts on Oswego Lighthouse Tours

Summer Thursdays are discount days for tours of the historic Oswego West Pierhead Lighthouse. Beginning July 6, all tours are $5 off per person on any Thursday. All tours require a boat ride from Wright’s Landing to and from the lighthouse.

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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