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The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum

23 Mohonk Rd, High Falls, NY 12440-5220
+1 845-687-9311
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John the owner is retired (unfortunately). Thing is, he cannot get cooking pot of his veins

John Novi the master chef of the Depuy canal house. It is a wonder to behold . He has been a... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Hedges58
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Stone Ridge, New York
Real history

Yes we visit the museum it's just a piece of nice history. To understand and see. Going back over... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
marty344
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brooklyn
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11 Feb 2018
“John the owner is retired (unfortunately). Thing is, he cannot get cooking pot of his veins”
7 Nov 2017
“Real history”
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23 Mohonk Rd, High Falls, NY 12440-5220
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

John Novi the master chef of the Depuy canal house. It is a wonder to behold . He has been a great chef for years. He now caters private parties.(Book Ahead). His food literally is "to die for". The atmosphere is the 18th century. If...More

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Kayla A, Deputy Director for Administration at The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

The DePuy Canal House is no longer open as a restaurant and the D&H Canal Historical Society is working to renovate the building to open a new museum in Spring of 2020. We will begin construction on the roof this summer to start the renovation...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Yes we visit the museum it's just a piece of nice history. To understand and see. Going back over hundred years it's. Wonderful place To go out. To study and enjoy the old times its good from age 9 and upMore

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Kayla A, Deputy Director for Administration at The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you for visiting and a wonderful review. We are opening for the season on May 5 and hope to see you at the museum again this year! In the meantime, you can walk the towpath of the canal and see restored locks on our...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

This canal was built just after the Erie Canal...designed by the same guy, we found out. No spoilers, but the history of this canal -- the financing of it, the building of it, the politics of it, and the operation of it -- is fascinating....More

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Kayla A, Deputy Director for Administration at The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you for this amazing review. We are in the process of renovating the DePuy Canal House, adjacent to the canal, to open as our new museum and hope you will visit us again in our new space. Follow us on Facebook @DHCanalMuseum for updates...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2016

Had a great guided tour, learned so much about the canal and enjoyed the working display of how the canal worked. It was sad to see the condition of the canals on the self-guided walking tour. The tour was $5 for adults and thought it...More

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Kayla A, Deputy Director for Administration at The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Gloria, thank you for the kind review. We will re-open for the season on May 5 and hope to see you at the museum again this year!

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Reviewed November 30, 2015

Other reviewers have already described it well. We enjoyed the exhibits and canal walk on a rainy afternoon. This is next door to the art gallery and a block to a few antique shops and restaurants.More

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Kayla A, Deputy Director for Administration at The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you for stopping by the museum! We are in the process of renovating the DePuy Canal House, which is adjacent to the canal and the Five Locks Walk as our new museum. We hope you can visit us again in this new space. For...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2015

The museum has great information regarding the history of the Delaware and Hudson canal dated back to the 1800s.

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Kayla A, Deputy Director for Administration at The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Kathy, Thank you for the review. We will be re-opening for the season on May 5 and hope to see you again at the museum this year! For updates and special events, please follow us on Facebook @DHCanalMuseum.

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Reviewed September 20, 2015

was a beautiful sunny day for a tour; we toured ourselves but you can pay $10 for a guided tour if you want. we just like to wander around I found a quilt pattern and fabric in the store. forgot to write down the website...More

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Kayla A, Deputy Director for Administration at The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you for the review. The Five Locks Walk, a 0.5 mile trail following the towpath of the canal and overlooking the remains of canal locks is free and open everyday. For updates and more canal history, follow us on Facebook @DHCanalMuseum.

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Reviewed July 21, 2015

this small museum in the charming hamlet of high falls traces the history of the d&h canal through art, artifacts, and interpretive displays. i especially liked the working model of a canal lock. the d&h canal put many of the towns in the rondout valley...More

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Kayla A, Deputy Director for Administration at The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. We will re-open for the season on May 5 and hope you can visit us again this year. Follow us on Facebook @DHCanalMuseum for updates on our progress of renovating the DePuy Canal House as our new museum, which...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2014

the D&H Canal was one of the really important links in America's historical transportation system. Between the end of the Revolution and the arrival of the railroads, canals like the D&H (linking the Delaware and the Hudson Rivers,hence the initials) provided transport for everything from...More

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Kayla A, Deputy Director for Administration at The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you for the awesome review! We are in the process of renovating the DePuy Canal House as our new museum, which is adjacent to the canal and our trail, the Five Locks Walk. Follow us on Facebook for updates on our progress @DHCanalMuseum.

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Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had a great tour of this small but fascinating museum. It's a must for anyone who's interested in history, especially with regards to trade and the logistics of it, in this case, the building and use of canals for the transport of goods. You'll...More

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Kayla A, Deputy Director for Administration at The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thanks for the review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour. We are currently renovating the DePuy Canal House, adjacent to the canal, to open it as our new museum. Follow us on Facebook @DHCanalMuseum for updates on our progress.

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