Steamship William G. Mather

601 Erieside Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114- Map It
(216) 694-2000

AAA Editor Notes

Steamship William G. Mather is docked at Great Lakes Science Center at 601 Erieside Ave. The restored 1925 Great Lakes freighter has been preserved as a floating museum ship. Visitors can explore the historic cargo holds, four-story engine room, elegant dining rooms, galley, and the brass and oak pilothouse of this 618-foot vessel. Exhibits and introductory videos focus on the Great Lakes and the history of the Great Lakes shipping industry. Note: Visitors should wear flat, rubber-soled shoes. Tickets can be purchased on the ship or at Great Lakes Science Center. Parking is available in the Great Lakes Science Center garage. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$9; $7 (ages 65+ and college students and military with ID); $6 (ages 5-12). Prices may vary for special events. Combination tickets with Great Lakes Science Center are available.
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 11-5, Sun. noon-5, June-Aug.; Sat. 11-5, Sun. noon-5 in May and Sept.-Oct. Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.