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This attraction, located in CVNP, is excellent in its comprehensive scope of the history of the Erie Canal, its impact and its continued legacy. Tourists will appreciate the interactive exhibits and canal lock located right outside this newly-renovated museum. There are also some great photo...More
Plenty of parking and easy access. You are able to see perfect examples of the canal locks that were used. The center has a number of displays which were really helpful to understand the size and complexity of the canal system that ran through Ohio....More
We were riding bikes on that towpath so many times and we didn't even know that they were giving presentations how the canal locks work! We would always stop by and wonder how that thing worked...and now we know!
We visited the Canal Exploration Center during one of the canal demonstrations. It was very informative and our group found it interesting. It was nice to enter the refurbished air conditioned center on a super hot day. Our kids found the hands on exhibits interesting....More
The Canal Exploration Center in Valley View, OH is part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The exploration center is located in a beautifully old historic building that has stood on this spot at lock 38 on the Ohio & Erie Canal for over 150...More