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You can really see what an old wooden floor with decades of use looks like. The interior of this... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
Chris G
Ottawa, Canada
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This is such a cute little museum with alot of interesting artifacts. My children loved that some... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Lillian C
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36 Market St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1301
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

You can really see what an old wooden floor with decades of use looks like. The interior of this building is all original. There is not a lot in the way of furnishings or equipment from the original business but it is still an interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris G
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

This is such a cute little museum with alot of interesting artifacts. My children loved that some of the objects you were able to touch. They had fun looking at the vintage toys as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lillian C
Reviewed September 4, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

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....

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisa A
Reviewed July 11, 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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank huneycuttdavid
Reviewed July 2, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank robNrom
Reviewed June 5, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 26, 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!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mdkadk
Reviewed August 24, 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Elayne L
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