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Address: 94 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550-5616
Phone Number: +1 845-569-4997

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Yes - a treasure in Newburgh

Been awhile since I was there. Wish they got more publicity. This is a treasure....but I do not always know when exhibition changes. An email list?

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2015
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Newburgh, New York
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Stockholm, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

I tried to visit many times but it was never open. I see from other raters that it is but not when I tried.

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Newburgh, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Been awhile since I was there. Wish they got more publicity. This is a treasure....but I do not always know when exhibition changes. An email list?

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Newburgh, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

A friend and myself visited the museum to see a current exhibit "Photography as Art" and were not disappointed. Two local photographers had some wonderful photography on exhibit. The real treasure there is the former Mayor of Newburgh, Donald Presutti. He toured us through the museum and was so knowledgeable about the contents and quizzed us on our knowledge as... More 

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

free admission to a rotating collection of documents from famous people and about famous events in history

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

Staff was wonderful and helpful and showed us some great memorabilia. We were less than impressed with the current exhibit; had been there years back when it had a better (we thought) exhibit but the permanent collection on display, while small, is worthwhile viewing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

This museum and library is very nice to visit. However as a professional museum site it is lacking as most of the items are reproductions and not originals. The art displays are pretty installations that are on poster board display racks. Great use of an existing building in a community that needs culture!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2013 via mobile

Interesting exhibits, beautiful old bank building, always free. Can't go wrong ! Part of a group of museums throughout the country which rotates exhibits.

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