- Our list of the best things to do in Marietta, Ohio, features the top 30 nearby activities — including 9 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Marietta, OH has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 17 things to do within the city of Marietta, OH , followed by 13 popular activities in nearby cities, including Parkersburg and Williamstown
Originally part of a series of row houses built in 1788, the Campus Martius Museum, is dedicated to preserving the history of the Northwest Territory. The museum features three floors of historical exhibits and artifacts.
The Hidden Marietta Ghost Trek is your chance to learn about the town and its landmarks, and maybe see a paranormal event along the way. The trek is a guided walking tour through the history of Marietta from revolutionary times to today.
The Castle is short for the Castle of Marietta, which is a striking example of the Gothic Revival style in architecture. Visitors can tour the building and participate in various kinds of Victorian-era activities, including croquet and valentine-making.
Marietta's Soda Museum displays a wide array of soda memorabilia. Much of the facility reflects everything 1950's style, including ice cream soda, milkshakes with real ice cream and sundaes. There is also a 'museum' display with vintage Coca-cola items.
Riverside Artists Gallery features the works of fifteen different artists, working in a wide variety of media. The gallery features jewelry, ironwork, watercolors, paintings, pottery, and glasswork, and offers art lessons.
The Children's Toy & Doll Museum offers a collection of train car toys and other items that are also for sale. The collection is mostly comprised of donations from residents of the local area and the collection can be toured in under 40 minutes.