Campus Martius and the Ohio River Museum highlight the history of settlement, migration and transportation. The Ohio Company of Associates, which founded Marietta in 1788, established the first permanent American settlement in the NW Territory.For Campus Martius Museum and beyond, use our Marietta trip planner to get the most from your Marietta vacation.
Campus Martius Museum Reviews
we are seeing the ohio history connection sites. This was a nice surprise. I have no sense of direction so I would not have thought of this as part of the westward expansion and now it makes sense. Lo... more »
My husband and I learned so much about westward expansion and the Putnam house at this museum. The tour of the house was excellent. Never before have I seen an entire house inside a museum. We had rea... more »
Great collection. Enjoyed it very much. Putnam house tour is definitely worth the time. They also have a deal where you can save on entrance fees if you're also going to the Ohio River Museum.
Perfect pioneer history. For kids the interactive benches and coal miner dress up engages. Probably the best feature is the Putnam house on its original site encased within the museum!
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