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Address: 5368 Route 28, Emerson Resort and Spa, Mount Tremper, NY 12457-5318
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Adorable cluster of shops and in the middle the worlds largest kaleidoscope. The 10 minute show was pretty cool and worth the $5 admission.

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Tiamarie2
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Yonkers, New York
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to stop here after seeing it in one of those pamphlets you get at hotels and stuff. The store is like a museum... lots of really expensive kaleidoscopes I could never afford but were fun to look at! The show was awesome you lay down on the ground in the silo and they start it with some music and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Adorable cluster of shops and in the middle the worlds largest kaleidoscope. The 10 minute show was pretty cool and worth the $5 admission.

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1 Thank Tiamarie2
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Since we stayed at the Emerson Hotel and Spa. We passed by the Kaleidoscope. The 10 min show was cool. The gift shop is great if you're in the market for an expensive Kaleidoscope. We absolutely were as we're planning our journey to Mars in the upcoming months.

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Thank Dmitriy M
Brooklyn, New York
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111 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Thankfully this was just a short stop along our foliage trip. Now we can say "we saw the largest kaleidescope" at $5 per person for a 10 minute 'show'. Add a star if you are totally fascinated with kaleidescopes or if you enjoy browsing through gift shops.

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Thank EMK260
Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

What's nice about this store is that you can experience a kaleidoscope many different ways, hand held plus larger exhibits.

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Thank tavkat
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016

stopped in to see the kaleidoscope, but was draw in by all the local, preserves, pickled veggies and old school candy. located at the emerson resort, there is no shortage of shops of all types. the array of 'scopes' is quite impressive. some being literal works of art.

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Thank kdeed1
Shokan, New York
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119 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a great place for children to see the stars and be able to hear what constellations are in our galaxy. It is a nice afternoon outing before the children go back to school. They also have a gift shop which is somewhat reasonable. Best thing to do is sit on the floor because you have to look up... More 

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Thank sue k
PLEASANTVILLE
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131 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This place I recommend to the young and to the old it is amazing causing great surprise or wonder astonishing shocking and breathtaking and more This is the world largest Kaleidoscope

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Thank weepinbell65
Clinton, New Jersey
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The KaleidOscraper was fun - a short visit but interesting. It was fun to take pictures through the kaleidoscope that was in the next room also.

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Thank JanW29
Glens Falls, New York
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

A friend and I stopped here on the way back from Queens NY. The staff person was very enthusiastic and friendly. The Kaleidoscope show is ok. I would not make it a destination in itself but it is in a nice little wayside place.The show was a little of a disappointment because it was digitized. The 'space travel' theme was... More 

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