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Voelker Orth Museum

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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
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
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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

Date of experience: December 2015
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

Date of experience: August 2014
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

Date of experience: August 2013
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.

Date of experience: February 2012
2  Thank mescand
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