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Clinton County Historical Museum

98 Ohio Rd, Old Base, Plattsburgh, NY 12903-4401
+1 518-561-0340
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great place

My son interned here and took us on a tour-what a great collection. We enjoyed it all very much... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
albany ny
Very Interesting displays

Really had no idea what to expect with a brochure write up talking about thousands of artifacts... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Steve B
St. Augustine, FL. United States
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98 Ohio Rd, Old Base, Plattsburgh, NY 12903-4401
+1 518-561-0340
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

My son interned here and took us on a tour-what a great collection. We enjoyed it all very much especially the quilt room and the diorama of the Battle of Plattsburgh

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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Really had no idea what to expect with a brochure write up talking about thousands of artifacts. Well they weren't all on display, but what was took us a good couple hours to view. Totally uncrowded (I think we were the only ones in the...More

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a tour, but unbeknownst to us, we needed to reserve a tour. There was no other tourists there and the young woman greeted us right away and offered some facts about the Museum; however, couldn't provide a tour without a reservation....More

1  Thank debandrob0821
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I came looking for photographs of the 1915-1917 civilian military training camps that were part of what was known as The Plattsburgh Idea, and soon started volunteering to help inventory and document the many items collected here. It is a great place for children and...More

1  Thank Penelope C
Reviewed 13 November 2015

I expected to spend 30 minutes here; it was not my first choice of museums. Instead, we were there for almost three hours. In fact they kept it open a little past their normal closing time so we could finish our tour. The guide was...More

2  Thank Scott F
Reviewed 14 August 2015

I've worked with this museum for nearly 40 years, starting when they were located downtown. The county historians have simply been wonderful throughout that time. Downtown, parking was an abomination. Now located on the old Plattsburgh Air Force Base grounds, they have more room and...More

2  Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This is a cute little building on the "old base" that was formerly dedicated to the military band. The worker was extremely knowledgeable, and provided details on the history of Plattsburgh that were thorough and unique. Collections include oddities (human hair wreath!), a rare gun...More

3  Thank Emily D
Reviewed 28 May 2015

its only a small museum but its a lovely collection of items from the county - the staff there was very informative.

3  Thank redbulllover
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We had just an hour to go through the museum, but the staff were very helpful and the displays were interesting. The diorama and accompanying narrative of the two historic battles of 1776 and 1814 on Lake Champlain were a high point. The museum is...More

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3  Thank Alan K
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We went to the War of 1812 Museum that is associated with the Clinton County Historical Museum but is housed in a separate building. It is small and takes less than an hour to go through. There is a short documentary film that is well...More

2  Thank Bill47533
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