Kids aboard Fridays at Steamboat Era Museum

Children explore the wheelhouse on the Potomac pilothouse. Photo by Margery Nea

From 10:30 a.m. to noon on Fridays, youth ages 3-16 are learning about the Steamboat Era at the Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington..

During the age-appropriate tours, everyone gets a chance to turn the wheel and ring the bell in the pilot house, play games popular during the Steamboat Era and make a wood steamboat which they test in the water, said executive director Steve Humphrey.

Children must be accompanied….

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