Knot’s Notch Nautical Knot Museum

Welcome to the Entona Valley’s preferred Nautical Knot and Rope Museum
See the knots of yore and new original knots!

Embark on a journey through the fascinating world of maritime history, where every knot tells a story and every rope holds a piece of seafaring tradition. Nestled in the picturesque Entona Valley, our museum celebrates the intricate art of knot tying and the indispensable role of ropes in navigation, exploration, and adventure.


Explore the Knots: Unravel the mysteries of intricate knots used by sailors for centuries. From the versatile figure-eight knot to the complex Turk’s head knot, discover the practical and decorative uses of each knot. Our exhibits showcase a diverse array of knots, highlighting their unique characteristics and practical applications on land and at sea.


Trace the History: Delve into the rich history of maritime knotting and rope making. Learn about ancient civilizations’ contributions to knotting techniques and the evolution of rope-making technology. From natural fibers to modern synthetics, understand how materials have shaped the durability and functionality of ropes throughout the ages.


Hands-On Experience: Immerse yourself in interactive exhibits designed for visitors of all ages. Test your knot-tying skills with our hands-on activities, guided by experienced instructors. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned sailor, our museum offers an engaging and educational experience for everyone.


Plan Your Visit: Located in the heart of Entona Valley, our museum is easily accessible by car or public transportation. Take advantage of our guided tours and educational workshops to make the most of your visit. Don’t forget to stop by our gift shop, where you can find a selection of books, souvenirs, and knot-tying kits to continue your nautical adventure at home.


New Attraction: Captain Joseph Josephat’s Harpoon!
Demonstrations daily! Lucky attendees can fire the only working harpoon in the area! (for obvious reasons).

Are you attending summer camp at Camp Koh down the road? Well then get your ticket stamped so you can earn your merit badge!