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This is a nice little museum. Woman that greeted me at the door explained about the building and... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2016
Henrietta, New York
Free and full of local history!

We were walking on the new river walk for Alexandria bay and came across this museum...never been... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2016
Alexandria Bay, New York
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

This museum tells the story of AB in its prime. Was especially interested in seeing the photos of the auto races that were run through the town for a number of years. The history of the boat building was well documented, too. The museum is...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2016

This is a nice little museum. Woman that greeted me at the door explained about the building and some items to check out. It includes boat/skiff pictures/items, street racing pictures/video, old time bank vault, phone switchboard and many small old items. Very well laid out,...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2016

Nice museum with interesting exhibits and artifacts of the prime years of Alex Bay. Very interesting and worth the time spent to view what is on display.

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Reviewed June 19, 2016

Stopped by while visiting Alexandria Bay. A lot of local history is in the museum. It is free and self guided.

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Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were looking for something to do while waiting for our boat ride and found this place. It was a very nice Museum full of interesting items from the town and we learned a lot about the history of the area. They are right along...More

Thank Erik T
Reviewed May 30, 2016

We were walking on the new river walk for Alexandria bay and came across this museum...never been in before and was pleasantly surprised by all the local history! Lots of displays with pictures and descriptions. There's two floors so don't miss the second floor..kinda hidden....More

1  Thank SusanRVer
Reviewed October 15, 2015

Managed to catch this charming little museum at a moment when the director was present; autumn hours can be understandably erratic before the place closes for the season. That said, this wonderful, solid old building which has seen and now contains a great deal of...More

1  Thank kinnakeeto
Reviewed September 8, 2015

Very pleasantly surprised by this place. We went in solely because it was someplace we'd never noticed on previous visits to A-Bay. Nice exhibits , well laid out and professionally done. Very educational. Very good value. If you have any interest in the historical aspects...More

1  Thank EricC56
Reviewed August 28, 2015

The docents here were very friendly and talkative. Knew a lot of local history. There was a group of scuba divers right outside the museum who were going down to check out the shipwreck that is right outside the museum (in the river). Lots of...More

2  Thank SailorBoy55
Reviewed August 18, 2015

A small but free museum at the end of Market Street. We were there for Pirates week and they had pirate goody bags for the kids. Museum is worth a look into the local region's history. Budget 30 minutes. The staff was very nice.

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