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Toledo, Ohio: Tour Former World's Largest Freighter

The 617-foot-long Col. James M. Schoonmaker was once the largest freighter in the world. Visitors can roam all over the ship, or just marvel at its size from a park-like viewing area.

National Museum of the Great Lakes

1701 Front St., Toledo, OH
National Museum of the Great Lakes. I-280 exit 9. Turn east onto Front St., then make first right onto S. Marina Drive. You'll see the big boat straight ahead; the Museum is on the right.
May-Oct. Tu-Sa 10-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $15.
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Tour Former World's Largest Freighter

I visited here in October 2015. The museum is really nice and the ship has lots of interesting things to see.

[Dan, 01/17/2017]


Tour Former World's Largest Freighter

It was closed when I got here but looks interesting. Will stop again if I get the chance but the ship looks nice from the outside.

[Brock Whitley, 06/22/2016]
Tour Former World's Largest Freighter

They have a self-guided walking tour that doesn't take too long. Not a good place to stop with people who can not walk well.

[Liza, 06/20/2015]

June 2016: Photo added.

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