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1932 & 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

Lake Placid, New York

The Whiteface Lake Placid Olympic Center offers a museum to record the historic events of...
African Burial Ground National Monument

New York, New York

From the 1690s until the 1790s, both free and enslaved Africans were buried in a 6.6 acre...
Akwesasne Library & Museum

Hogansburg, New York

In 1972, cultural classes started and donations to the center began the museum...
Albany County Historical Association & Ten Broeck Mansion

Albany, New York

The 209-year-old Ten Broeck Mansion is the headquarters of the Albany County Historical...
Alice T. Miner Museum

Chazy, New York

Visitors can tour three floors of period rooms containing furnishings and artwork of the...
Athens Cultural Center

Athens, New York

The center offers a full schedule of arts and cultural programming, community events,...
Bannerman Castle Trust

Fishkill, New York

David Bannerman purchased the island from the Taft family in 1900 as a safe storage site...
Battle Of Plattsburgh Center And War Of 1812 Museum

Plattsburgh, New York

The Battle of Plattsburgh Association runs the Battle of Plattsburgh Interpretive Center...
Bellport Brookhaven Historical Society & Museum

Bellport, New York

The society pursues its goals through its museum, its historic house with its ancillary...
Bowne House Historical Society

Flushing, New York

It was built by John Bowne, who emigrated from England to Boston in 1649 and settled in...
Brookside Museum & Saratoga County Historical Society

Ballston Spa, New York

The museum contributes to the cultural life and prosperity of the county by preserving...
Burden Ironworks Museum

Troy, New York

An exhibit on Greater Troy's industrial history is housed in the former office of the...
Champlain Valley Transportation Museum

Plattsburgh, New York

Located on the grounds of the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base, the museum contains...
Chapman Historical Museum

Glens Falls, New York

Located in the 1865 Victorian Delong House, the museum focuses on the history of Glens...
Chemung Valley History Society & Museum

Elmira, New York

The Chemung County Historical Society seeks to deepen our audiences understanding of the...
Chittenango Canal Boat Museum

Chittenango, New York

The museum gives visitors the opportunity to learn of canal boat-building and of the...
Clermont State Historic Site

Germantown, New York

Clermont became the home of the historic Livingston family in 1728 when Robert Livingston...
Clifton Springs Historical Society & Foster Cottage Museum

Clifton Springs, New York

The society’s mission is to collect and display items of history in order to...
Clinton Historical Society & Museum

Clinton, New York

The Clinton Historical Society was located over the Kirkland Town Library in rented...
Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum

Cold Spring Harbor, New York

The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum has served three generations of Long Islanders,...
Columbia County Historical Society & Museum

Kinderhook, New York

The Columbia County Historical Society is the custodian of four historic buildings, more...
Corning Painted Post Historical Society & Benjamin Patterson Inn Museum

Corning, New York

The society was founded in 1947 "to collect local historical data, to diffuse the...
Crailo State Historic Site

Renesselaer, New York

This museum depicts colonial New Netherland history in the upper Hudson Valley....
Delaware & Hudson Canal Museum

High Falls, New York

Nearly 4,000 artifacts maps, models, paintings, and documents relating to the canal...
Destroyer Escort Historical Museum: Uss Slater

Albany, New York

Moored on the Hudson River in Albany, New York, the USS Slater has undergone an extensive...
East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation

Greenport, New York

Among the more popular exhibits at the museum are the Fresnel lenses. The Second Order...
East Hampton Historical Society & Museums

East Hampton, New York

The East Hampton Historical Society is the parent organization for a complex of five...
Edward Hopper House Art Center

Nyack, New York

The house of Edward Hopper’s youth was built in 1858 by the artist's maternal...
Empire State Railway Museum

Phoenicia, New York

Visitors can tour the inside of a Delaware and Hudson Railway baggage car, or view the...
Erie Canal Museum

Syracuse, New York

A gallery full of participatory exhibits gives visitors a look at canal life and promotes...
Essex County Historical Society & Adirondack History Center Museum

Elizabethtown, New York

Through its museum, research library, and public programs, the society seeks to provide...
Farmers' Museum, The

Cooperstown, New York

The site of The Farmers' Museum has deep roots in New York State's rural past. The land...
Fasny Museum Of Firefighting

Hudson, New York

At the 51st State Firemen's Convention held in Hudson in 1923, a resolution signed by the...
Fenton History Center

Jamestown, New York

The Fenton History Center is a community resource for people of all ages from the pre-...
Fort Plain Museum & Historical Park

Fort Plain, New York

A significant fort during the Revolutionary War, Fort Plain in the Mohawk Valley exists...
Fort Ticonderoga

Ticonderoga, New York

Exhibits at the fort depict the natural and strategic geography of the historic landscape...
Fort William Henry Museum

Lake George, New York

Site of the infamous "Fort William Henry Massacre," the reconstructed fort displays...
Franklin County Historical And Museum Society

Malone, New York

Built on land once owned by Judge Hiram Horton, the home, now known as the "House of...
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library And Museum

Hyde Park, New York

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library is the first of our nation’s...
Fraunces Tavern Museum

New York, New York

Fraunces Tavern Museum is a survivor of the early days of New York City. It was built in...
Genesee Country Village And Museum

Mumford, New York

Visitors are invited to spend a day in this 19th-century country village and discover how...
Geneva Historical Society & Museum

Geneva, New York

The Geneva Historical Society consists of over 1,000 members in and around the community...
Granger Homestead Society & Carriage Museum

Canandaigua, New York

Home to four generations of the Granger Family, the Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum...
Greece Historical Society & Museum

Greece, New York

Visitors can bridge the years by stepping into the museum wing and wandering through the...
Hallockville Museum Farm

Riverhead, New York

The 28-acre farm preserves 18 historic houses, barns and outbuildings ranging from the...
Hanford Mills Museum

East Meredith, New York

In 1898, Hanford Mills harnessed the waters of Kortright Creek to provide the town with...
Harness Racing Museum & Hall Of Fame

Goshen, New York

It will also continue to augment existing collections and provide extensive research,...
Hill Hold Museum

Campbell Hall, New York

This museum depicts what life was like on a Hudson Valley farm in the 1830's. Hill-Hold...
Historical Society Of Rockland County

New City, New York

Comprised of four structures, a 7,200-square-foot museum of Rockland history and three...
Holland Land Office Museum

Batvia, New York

Before the territory could be opened up for settlement, it was necessary to obtain land...
Holocaust Museum And Study Center

Spring Valley, New York

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George...
Hudson River Maritime Museum

Kingston, New York

With a collection comprised of paintings, prints, photographs, vessel blueprints,...
Hudson River Museum & Glenview Mansion

Yonkers, New York

Contemporary collections spill into the 15,000-square-foot addition. The Andrus...
Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area

Albany, New York

Revolutionary War stories, famous residences, scenic parks and gardens, and landscape...
Humanities And Social Science Library

New York, New York

The Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle is one of the world's...
Hurley Heritage Society & Museum

Hurley, New York

Main Street has the oldest concentration of privately owned Stone Houses in the United...
Hyde Collection

Glens Falls, New York

The Museum offers a world class collection of objects that span the history of western...
Irish American Heritage Museum

East Durham, New York

The museum develops and presents exhibitions and sponsors activities to educate Irish...
Iroquois Indian Museum

Howes Cave, New York

Located in a building inspired by the traditional longhouse, the museum contains a vast...
John Brown Farm State Historic Site

Lake Placid, New York

Radical abolitionist John Brown and his two sons purchased the 244-acre farm in 1849,...
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site

Katonah, New York

John Jay co-authored the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War, and the...
Kykuit The John D. Rockefeller Estate

Tarrytown, New York

Kykuit is a preeminent Hudson Valley landmark. For architecture, remarkable gardens, art...
Lake George Historical Association & Museum

Lake George, New York

When those interested in forming an historical society came together in the early 1960...
Lewiston Historical Association & Museum

Lewiston, New York

The Lewiston Museum was built as St. Paul's Episcopal Church, the cornerstone being laid...
Locust Grove, The Samuel Morse Historic Site

Poughkeepsie, New York

The property had acquired the name Locust Grove in 1771, when Henry Livingston Jr....
Long Island Maritime Museum

West Sayville, New York

On December 16, 1966 a group of concerned citizens founded the Suffolk Marine Museum...
Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum

Bolton Landing, New York

The Museum is filled with memorabilia of an international operatic career spanning over...
Medina Railroad Museum

Medina, New York

The building itself was built in 1905, and is one of the largest and last surviving...
Mount Gulian Historic Site

Beacon, New York

The original house served as the headquarters of Major General Friedrich Wilhelm von...
Museum At Bethel Woods

Bethel, New York

The Museum at Bethel Woods is an immersive and captivating multi-media experience that...
Museum Of The City Of New York

New York, New York

The Museum of the City of New York's name says it all. Their mandate is to explore the...
Museum Village

Monroe, New York

Museum Village was the vision of Roscoe William Smith, an electrical engineer,...
National Museum Of Racing And Hall Of Fame

Saratoga Springs, New York

Located directly across from the Saratoga Race Course, home to the oldest thoroughbred...
New York Historical Society

New York, New York

Founded in 1804, the New York Historical Society's holdings cover four centuries of...
New York State Historical Association & Research Library

Cooperstown, New York

The New York State Historical Association was founded in 1899 by New Yorkers who were...
New York State Museum

Albany, New York

The NYS museum offers approximately 12 new exhibitions each year on a wide range of...
Old Fort House Museum

Fort Edward, New York

The house museum, originally the 1772 home of Patrick Smyth, has been open to the public...
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome

Red Hook, New York

This museum presents one of the largest collections of early aeroplanes in the world,...
Pleshakov Piano Museum

Hunter, New York

Visitors can enjoy time with the hosts at the museum, internationally acclaimed duo...
Queens County Farm Museum

Floral Park, New York

The Queens County Farm Museum dates back to 1697; it occupies New York City's largest...
Rogers Island Visitors Center

Fort Edward, New York

From 1756 to 1759, Rogers Island was used as a training ground for Major Robert Rogers,...
Rubin Museum Of Art

New York, New York

Through changing exhibitions and an array of engaging public programs, the Rubin Museum...
Saratoga Spa State Park

Saratoga Springs, New York

Saratoga Spa State Park, distinguished by its classical architecture and listed as a...
Saratoga Springs History Museum

Saratoga Springs, New York

The historical Society also fosters public education and chronicles the story of Saratoga...
Shaker Museum And Library

Old Chatham, New York

The museum celebrates Columbia County's strong heritage of Shakers, an 18th century...
Skene Manor

Whitehall, New York

In 1874 New York Supreme Court Judge Joseph Potter built the three-story Victorian gothic...
Skenesborough Museum

Whitehall, New York

The Skenesborough Museum concentrates on the history of the area, along with a focus the...
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

New York, New York

An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural...
South Street Seaport Museum

New York, New York

The South Street Seaport Museum preserves and interprets the history of New York City as...
Southeast Museum

Brewster, New York

Exhibits throughout the museum include the early American Circus, the Harlem Line...
Statue Of Liberty

New York, New York

The exhibits at the Statue of Liberty are a tribute to the people who created her, to...
Steel Plant Museum & Lackawanna Library

Lackawanna, New York

The museum also contains old city directories, microfilm of Lackawanna’s local...
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site

Stony Point, New York

Sir Henry Clinton, commander of the British forces in America, attempted to coerce...
Strong National Museum Of Play

Rochester, New York

Strong is the only museum in the world dedicated solely to the study of play as it...
Suffolk County Historical Society & Museum

Riverhead, New York

The Suffolk County Historical Society was founded in 1886 by a group of forward-looking...
Sullivan County Historical Society & Museum

Hurleyville, New York

The preservation was, and is, accomplished through the storage of historical records and...
Ulster County Historical Society & Bevier House Museum

Marbletown, New York

The one-room dwelling, constructed by Andries Van Leuvan, most likely reflected the Dutch...
Valentine Varian House

Bronx, New York

Blacksmith Isaac Valentine built this four-level fieldstone farmhouse in 1758 near the...
Van Schaick Mansion

Cohoes, New York

The home, once used as military headquarters, contains exhibits on 18th century life and...
Village Of Babylon Historical Society & Museum

Babylon, New York

Life in the 1800s is depicted in the rear room, along with farm tools of generation's...