William G. Mather Steamship

601 Erieside Ave Cleveland

Great Lakes Science Center/William G. Mather Steamship
Great Lakes Science Center
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Tour this restored 618-foot historic ship and see what life was like on board a working Great Lakes freighter. Explore the 1925-built Mather from stem to stern and see its huge cargo holds, brass and oak pilot house, elegant guest quarters and four-story engine room. Walk the decks and marvel at the “engineering firsts” that helped transform Northeast Ohio into a great industrial center. Experience the golden era of steamships on one of the best.

Tickets can be purchased at the Science Center Box Office or aboard the ship.

When the Steamship William G. Mather was built in 1925 by Great Lakes Engineering Works in Ecorse, Michigan, she was considered the latest word in ship design, propulsion, navigation equipment, and crew accommodations. She was the flagship of The Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Company fleet until 1952.

Admission

Adults $8.95 Seniors (65+) $6.95 Youth (2-12) $5.95 Children (under 2) FREE Members FREE

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