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Finger Lakes Boating Museum

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This museum is located in the old Taylor winery. The watercraft have been carefully perserved by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
char1scott
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Mobile, AL
Small but extremely well done - boats on display are stellar!

This small museum located on the south end of Keuka Lake (just outside Hammondsport) is housed in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peg W
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Finger Lakes Boating Museum is located in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region. The museum is dedicated to preserving the rich history of boating and boat building in the region. Through exhibits and the FLBA(Finger Lakes Boating Academy), FLBM is...more
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8231 Pleasant Valley Rd, Hammondsport, NY 14840
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is located in the old Taylor winery. The watercraft have been carefully perserved by those who treasure the art of the craft. It's may be a bit off the path but seek it out, you won't regret it.

Thank char1scott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small museum located on the south end of Keuka Lake (just outside Hammondsport) is housed in a former wine manufacturing plant. It is very well done. The boats on display are refurbished and are beautiful! Start by watching the short video and then move...More

Thank Peg W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I stopped in for a quick look/see. Ended up staying over half a day. Larger than expected. It's in the Old Taylor Winery which adds a whole other dimension to it,

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 26 June 2018

You should not miss touring the Finger Lakes Boating Museum. It is a museum of beautifully restored vintage boats and run by volunteers who are extremely dedicated. It is great fun to visit, and it is also a teaching facility. You can take classes and...More

Thank DrunkenCompass
Reviewed 19 June 2018

You're right around the corner a short 'flight' to the Boat Museum, and its worth the diversion! Excellent era-based dioramas as backdrops to fabulous wooden skiffs, dories and small hand-crafted boats. Nested in an old winery; the old wine cellar casks would make for a...More

Thank AmericaOverEasy
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The museum is housed in a historical winery location with rich wood and fine workmanship everywhere. Craftsmanship and range of exhibits is incredible. It's well on it's way to becoming a noted national-quality organization, rich with Finger Lakes history. You can spend hours there!

Thank sperkins493
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Such a terrific part of our Cool Small Town!!! We learned so much about the history of boats built in this region, as well as history of the former Taylor Wine Company building. We love to follow the restoration progress of the Pat II. Thank...More

1  Thank ScottnTamiR
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We had a great visit to the boating museum, with a fair number of both power and non-power boats. The tour begins with a short video that is very informative and a preview of the history of some of the boats and companies you will...More

Thank Mal5177
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a growing museum, they a great space with a lot of history. They have several classes to offer, boat building, they have several boats they are rebuilding. It is great to see how boats were built from the late 1800s.

1  Thank scubajoe69
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

First visit. Very nice and well done! They used the old buildings well and the displays are professional and informative. Seeing all the old boats up close was really nice. You could even touch them! The restoration shop was a bonus. Getting to see the...More

2  Thank cog62
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