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Jeffersonville - Howard Steamboat Museum

1101 East Market Street

Mission Statement:
The mission of the museum is to preserve the Howard family story, their mansion and the history of their shipyards and to foster an appreciation of the development of river steamboats and commerce along inland rivers.


Carin Ewer

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018
The house is beautiful, especially the hand crafted woodwork. The tour guides were amazing! Very knowledgeable and fun!! Well worth the stop.

Kerri Leggiero

Friday, April 13, 2018
There was a lot of interesting things to see and read. Take the self guided tour not the free guided one.


Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018
Just Awesome! Our steamboat heritage should be a focal point for local historians.

barbara berry

Tuesday, Sep. 19, 2017
Had been there as a child but, enjoyed it more as an adult. The guide was very informative of the museum. Beautiful architecture.

Brendy Kay

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
Loved the original family furnishings and Kadie, the docent, was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Enjoyed learning more about the history of steamboats.

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