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Great eclectic collection!

If you are looking for an interesting local collection and something unique, stop in and look... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
mdkadk
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Potsdam, New York
Local history museum

If you're interested to find out why Alexandria Bay exists or the boating history of the area you... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Elayne L
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Paramus, New Jersey
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36 Market St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One nice thing is you get a nice view of The Boldt Castle from here. There's some interesting history in the 2 story building and the person volunteering was really nice and knows a lot of the local history. Donations accepted

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a choice of my husbands and I have to say it was a very good choice.. it was small, but had some very interesting things in there....

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is a great place to learn about the history of Alex Bay. History of many of the old businesses and hotels . Very knowledgeable staff and great displays.

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

We tried to visit on Saturday June 30, curtailing our visit with Uncle Sam at Boldt Castle. Despite the sign on the door indicating the museum was open on Saturday until 5 PM, at 4 PM there was no one to be found. Better call...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is a small museum that offers a lot of displayed information about the history of the town from general commerce to boating. A lot of information about the boating industry and even a video on the area you can sit and watch. It's on...More

Thank wperruna
Reviewed 27 February 2018

If you are looking for an interesting local collection and something unique, stop in and look around. Nice place to pick up some seasonal items, and you can leave your hat on!

Thank mdkadk
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We arrived close to 4 so weren't able to see everything. Its free with a donation if you wish. If you are trying to kill and hour or so I would go here.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

If you're interested to find out why Alexandria Bay exists or the boating history of the area you must stop by the Cornwall Store. The original general store (the Amazon shopping of the gilded age) this is a wonderful view of the past. Changing exhibits...More

Thank Elayne L
Reviewed 28 July 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed this museum. It is quite small, but as long as you show up with realistic expectations, you will thoroughly enjoy your visit. First of all, the price is right -- free or a donation. Second: We only had 90...More

2  Thank mom2girls2016
Reviewed 28 July 2017

When walking around town we came upon the museum. The original architecture is mostly intact and the building is charming. We were up on the Bay for a boating vacation, so this provided a great kick start to that. The staff was knowledgeable and the...More

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