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A gem of purest ray serene

New York City is full of little known and seldom visited gems. The Voelker Orth Museum, Bird... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
bsingh1029
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New York City, New York
Quirky Little House Museum with an Excellent Garden

I visited this little house museum as part of a Queens House Museum Tour organized during the first... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2016
AEP77
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Forest Hills, New York
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14919 38th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354-4839
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

New York City is full of little known and seldom visited gems. The Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary, and Garden, tucked away in a corner of Flushing, is one such. Built in 1891, the property was acquired by a first generation German immigrant, Conrad Voelker,...More

1  Thank bsingh1029
Reviewed September 15, 2016

I visited this little house museum as part of a Queens House Museum Tour organized during the first week of December by Flushing Town Hall. It was a delightfully quirky little house that really felt like a home. I would recommend visiting in warm weather...More

2  Thank AEP77
Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were looking for something local and small to visit on a Sunday afternoon with only a couple of hours to spare. The NYT had written about the house and gardens a couple of weeks before. 6 of us decided to visit it, and we...More

6  Thank Lee T
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Picturesque, peaceful place for birds, flowers. Ideal for special occasions like weddings with it's Victorian setting. Great for photographers & lovers of nature with the seasonal floral displays. Recommend the house tour at least once to learn about the family who donated the site

2  Thank jm g
Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

I went in the spring time and most recently Dec. I went to a wreath making class and paid almost nothing and all the supplies are included. It was so festive...during the spring I sat in the garden and had a very detailed house tour...More

3  Thank grufdee
Reviewed February 19, 2012

It's a slice of Queens history in our backyard. We'll go back in spring and summer for the seasons' activities.

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