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The Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center

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Free movie days

They offer free movies every Friday at 1:30. They tend to choose the title the day before. They... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Malone, New York
Great Place for Young and Old!

My wife and I took our two grandsons (ages 12 and 9) here on a rainy day. We have lived in the... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Potsdam, New York
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

They offer free movies every Friday at 1:30. They tend to choose the title the day before. They also have summer movie days on Tuesdays 3 different show times of 10,1 and 3. They have movies during school winter and spring vacations.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cnx4789
Reviewed 31 July 2018

My wife and I took our two grandsons (ages 12 and 9) here on a rainy day. We have lived in the area for 40 plus years and have only been here one other time many years ago. Considering how off the beaten path it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BenGruda
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Definitely worth a stop. The view of the dam alone (and you can go out on a deck) are fantastic. Lots of exhibits you can read explaining more of what you are seeing. Not as much hands on as more updated museums offer, but we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LST2323
Reviewed 24 July 2017

If you aren't much of a science person, this isn't the place for you. The interactive exhibits are all centered around energy and electricity experiments and information on how this powers NY State. It was the end of a long day of touring museums and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mary D
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This placed is surprisingly entertaining with great views of the St. Lawrence River, a movie shows every half hour and a hands on look at how the power dam works and how it was built.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Michael T
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Super fun day, free bounce houses, slides, etc for the kids. Fun activities inside as well, including a craft! Each of my kiddos got to make a visor and got some bubbles too! They loved the exhibits inside as well and enjoyed learning more about...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dani K
Reviewed 27 January 2017

If you want to camp there you must book ahead of take a chance at last minute reservation because it is very popular and the staff make sure it is well kept the site have terrific campsites and have nice views with power damn close...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The center offers a comprehensive overview of not only the power plant, but energy creation itself. It touches on solar, wind, biofuels, and other sources. There are some hands on exhibits to try (like making electric on a bicycle). There is an excellent video that...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and informative. Beautiful view of the dam. The staff are very well informed about the dam. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 967obieb
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The displays were informative and interactive. All types of energy generation systems were covered in an interesting way. The deck outside the visitors center provides a great view of the Hydro plant. Very disappointing that no more tours--a sign of our high security world. Loved...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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