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Champlain Valley Transportation Museum

12 Museum Way, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-3
+1 518-566-7575
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An amazing/eclectic collection of "personal transportation" vehicles...mainly cars

This looks like a tiny place, with VERY limited parking, but once you get inside of their multiple... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AndyV2011
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Canaan, New Hampshire
A great car museum set up to appeal to everyone

This slightly crowded collection of cars and transportation artifacts will entertain people of all... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
reberascal
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Essex, New York
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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12 Museum Way, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-3
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This looks like a tiny place, with VERY limited parking, but once you get inside of their multiple buildings (these buildings used to be shops for the Plattsburgh base airmen to work on their cars), this is an amazing collection. Many of the vehicles in...More

1  Thank AndyV2011
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This slightly crowded collection of cars and transportation artifacts will entertain people of all ages and interests. The guided tours are tailored to each tour group's interests and are loaded with details. The die cast collection is the most extensive I've ever seen in the...More

1  Thank reberascal
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Four of us took a ride to Platzburg, NY this past week. We got there at 2 pm and were told the museum was closed. We were disappointed and started to go. Then Richard Soper, the tour guide said he would take us on a...More

Thank Marilyn T
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I saw on the site, it looked small, when I arrived there, all the car are inside garage, but all in good condition and the staff explain everything, friendly, feeling great there, it was a army base before,

1  Thank Terence T
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

1 and 1/2 hour guided tour for only $6 each. Some unique vehicles, lots of very informative information. Highly recommended.

1  Thank mlhsfz
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This tour is definitely worth the stop. At first I hesitated when I heard transportation/car museum but I thought I'd try it and was pleasantly surprised at how I enjoyed it. The tour guide was enthusiastic and interesting. Its located on thew grounds of the...More

1  Thank msm55
Reviewed 8 October 2016

My husband and I toured this museum and found the tour guide and the collection of vehicles to be excellent. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and provided a lot of interesting details about each item on exhibit. It is definitely a place worth seeing!!

2  Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great place to visit! Tour guide was excellent. The uniqueness of the exhibits was explained with the correct level of detail.

1  Thank gwdean
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary with a trip to the Museum. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. We learned so much and were entertained at the same time. A MUST SEE!!

1  Thank debandrob0821
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Don't be fooled by the crappy looking building and the overgrown parking lot. This was a treat! A great guide--friendly, knowledgeable and genuinely enjoying his work--plus a terrific collection of vehicles. Don't look for modern stuff, but this place will take you back to the...More

2  Thank juliaoh1962
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