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IBM Museum of Endicott

40 Washington Ave, Endicott, NY 13760-5305
+1 607-727-2503
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Very informative

This small museum contains lots of IBM history. It has wonderful displays and detailed information... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2017
pamelabD9213LP
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Endicott, New York
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I was born in Endicott in 1936. May 18th I was planning on visiting the Museum. Sign said open... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Raymond W
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Open every Saturday from 10am-2pm. Endicott, NY is the birthplace of IBM, a company that literally changed the world. The IBM portion of the Endicott history museum was the museum created by IBM in 1984 for its employees and customers. Endicott was also home of the Endicott Johnson Shoe Co - the world's largest shoe manufacturer by 1950. Historical displays document the history of IBM and the EJ Shoe Co and explain how the small village of Endicott, NY became the home of two industrial giants on the world wide scene.
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Dec 8, 2017
“Very informative”
May 21, 2017
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40 Washington Ave, Endicott, NY 13760-5305
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+1 607-727-2503
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Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

This small museum contains lots of IBM history. It has wonderful displays and detailed information about the formation of IBM. You can view the earliest time machines up through much more modern achievements. A pleasant museum to stroll through.

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

I was born in Endicott in 1936. May 18th I was planning on visiting the Museum. Sign said open Saturday 4 hours, no other days. At least the window display was a visible. Very Disappointed. Did have a Italian meal and purchased 12 loaves of...More

Thank Raymond W
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Reviewed January 5, 2017

By all means, this is the very town where IBM began and the old factories are half a block away. The museum is very good and if you ever worked at IBM you should do yourself a favor and stop by.

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Reviewed August 3, 2016

Yes, IBM is the main attraction of this museum....but it's real name, Endicott History and Heritage Center is rather non descript and doesn't grab me. The important fact you'll learn here is that the two world's largest corporations and manufactures of the 50's into the...More

2  Thank Henry S
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Reviewed October 27, 2015

An amazing (but small) museum in the center of Endicott. It's too bad they don't combine with the Bundy Museum and The Center for Technology and Innovation in Binghamton to make an important museum.

1  Thank Steve R
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Reviewed September 17, 2015

They have many computers etc. from different eras. It is better to see the actual machines than reading from books. The volunteers there also give really nice and detailed guided tour. They only open for a very short time every week, though.

Thank yang405
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is an enjoyable museum even if you have no computer knowledge. It is a walk through history with a wow factor of " so that's why" I want to take my dad my husband my kids my neighbor. It isn't one of the world...More

Thank Delia K
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Reviewed July 18, 2015

Went on the guided tour of IBM.....thought I had heard the majority of stories from start to current. Learned little-known facts about the startup and the Watson family. Items selected for display are very pertinent and the explanations of some are most helpful. Looking forward...More

Thank Randy W
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Reviewed July 14, 2015

Been natives of this area for 40 years. Many of our friends/neighbors were IBM employees. Stopped in on a whim and were pleasantly surprised at the exhibits. Mike the docent was a terrific tour guide.

1  Thank Dann and Diane Y
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Reviewed July 12, 2015

Endicott, NY once hosted the largest shoe manufacturing company in the US as well as being the birthplace of IBM. And we found the best place to see the history of both at The Endicott History and Heritage Center. Plus the building it is in...More

1  Thank Henry S
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Althali
October 26, 2016|
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Response from Henry S | Reviewed this property |
The museum is only open Saturdays and admission is by donation although I suggest a minimum of $5 per person.
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Cutglass48
September 15, 2016|
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Open only Saturdays from 10 to 4. Admission by donation.
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