Erie Maritime Museum and U.S. Brig Niagara
150 East Front Street, Erie, PA 16507
The Erie Maritime Museum opened in May 1998. As homeport of the U.S. Brig Niagara, it presents the story of the Niagara as the reconstructed flagship of Pennsylvania and the warship that won the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812. Offering a wide range of multi-media and interactive exhibits and coupled with lively interpretative programs, Erie Maritime Museum vividly illustrates Niagara’s history and the region’s rich maritime history.