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The New York State Military Museum was an unexpected gem and we ended up spending 3 hours in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark G
Catonsville, Maryland
Excellent crew to explain all that you can find about New York military history.

The imposing building, a re-purposed military installation from the early 20th century, houses... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Westchester, NY
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61 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-2315
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The New York State Military Museum was an unexpected gem and we ended up spending 3 hours in the museum that is housed in a historic 1889 structure. It tells the story of the New York militia force and veterans from the American Revolution to...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 21 October 2018

The imposing building, a re-purposed military installation from the early 20th century, houses examples of uniforms, equipment, and weapons, used throughout the colonial period and up through Vietnam by New York militia. The staff are experienced and professional and happy to explain the significance of...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Fantastic Museum- so many interesting things to look at, read about, and discover. Great location - beautiful building, easy access and parking. Friendly volunteers to assist in answering question- they are passionate about helping to educate those who want to learn.

Thank jay h
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The museum is free so that's a bonus and worth the stop. It focus on NY involvement in US conflicts from the revolutionary war to WW. II. It's not big but it is free. The entire exhibition probably needs 30 to 45 minutes to appreciate...More

Thank Farrenjw
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The exhibits are outstanding and trace NYS military history, in particular, through the Viet Nam war. They don't glorify conflict but put it in context, using with photos, videos, & examples of uniforms, medical care, transportation & daily life.

Thank Holly L
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great little museum. Scavenger hunt for kids to follow along for each exhibit. No admission cost, donations accepted. Well kept museum - exhibits were very informative.

Thank Fraana
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My sons loved this museum. Now, they understand what wars means. They realized how much sacrfices soldiers must live. It's a great place to educate kids and it's more effective than books. They asked me to come back. So...it means a lot.

Thank raymondnat
Reviewed 7 August 2018

When in Saratoga Springs if you have a couple of hours take the time to see this museum. From the 1700’s to today, they have something for everyone. Great displays.

Thank edgelea21
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Learned so much about NY State and its involvement with all the wars. AND a real history lesson of each war and the USA and each country involved. So very interesting and informative.

Thank ssandbob
Reviewed 1 July 2018

we had a great time visiting this Museum, I would highly recommend this Museum lots to see, there is so much history here, make sure you visit the store as well, I got some great items there.

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Response from richs104 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure. I would call ahead. The staff is very friendly and helpful though.