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I have driven by forever and never bothered to stop because frankly who cares?! Finally the other... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
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Interesting Place

I found this museum trying to find something new for myself and my 4 year old. This is a very... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Albany, New York
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

I have driven by forever and never bothered to stop because frankly who cares?! Finally the other day we walked by and stopped in. What great fun, passionate staff and an amazing museum . So very interesting that I will return soon. Free but with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susanbpkan
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I found this museum trying to find something new for myself and my 4 year old. This is a very small facility but is packed with so many different types of bottles. The docents are younger, but full of enthusiasm and knowledge. I like the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scottdkyle
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Stopped here based on a book of best off the beaten path places to go. it was a nice surprise. the museum is free and you can either walk around yourself or one of the guides would walk you though it. I took the guided...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Allan P
Reviewed 28 April 2018

This is a great museum to stop in and see if you are in the Saratoga region. They have a superb collection of old bottles as well as an explanation about bottle molds and glass-blowing. One of the employees named Gary was awesome in explaining...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank bravefilius
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Mr. Moeller was very nice and told lots of WONDERFUL stories, Pirates of the Caribbean will never be the same. The gallery was beautiful and the uranium bottles were lit (pun intended). I have never seen somebody so enthused about bottles my entire life and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ilovebottles
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Looking for an activity for 8 1/2 yr. old boys, we went. What a treasure! Take the tour, great information and lovely bottles to view. Who knew there was such a variety in bottles/containers? Learn what the rare colors are. Learn the variety of ways...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank everythingreen
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The passionate Bottle Museum representative will blow you away with his enthusiasm and interest in bottles. You will receive a bottle-gift upon entering, and will learn as much as you wish about the process changes that have evolved over time. It is amazing to discover...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank LarryLee F
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I have visited the bottle museum over a dozen times but I always discover new bottles or stoneware and learn something interesting each time I go. The people are very knowledgeable and helpful in answering any bottle or Stonewall related questions. It is very enjoyable...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank D4328UVjohns
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely, colorful variety of bottles. Easy access on Main Street of a sweet, small town atmosphere with other cute shops around. Friendly people to give extra information. Upstairs is housed a gallery of paintings by local artists. Worth the stop!!!!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 401cottagegirl
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Originally we came for the art exhibit upstairs and while we were there we checked out the bottles - lots of cool history and nice displays of different kinds of bottles and other glass objects. For a $5 donation you get to pick a mystery-wrapped...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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23 August 2016|
Response from cjhenry | Reviewed this property |
They don't charge a fee but have a large bottle in which you can leave a donation.