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Museum Village Inc

1010 State Rt 17M, Monroe, NY 10950-1625
+1 845-782-8247
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A trip back in time.

This is a special place. It is both entertaining and educational. Kids of all ages are going to be... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2018
Joe N
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York, Pennsylvania
Went here for chocolate expo and was amazed

Never went here before the chocolate expo! We enjoyed that then went around to each of the little... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
Brie V
,
Vernon, New Jersey
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Museum Village is a living history museum preserving a vast collection of eclectic, 19th century artifacts for educational purposes. Using these artifacts and reproductions, we provide hands-on experiences and exhibits illustrating the transition from a rural to an industrial culture and economy in America, provoking thought and discussion about history. Exhibits include blacksmith shop, weaving, farm life, candle shop, firehouse, school house, log cabin, energy and the environment and a complete mastodon skeleton (only 1 of 3 in the entire world!). Special events include a Gem & Mineral Show, Summer Tours, Ghost Tours, a Civil War re-enactment (Labor Day Weekend), No Scare Halloween, Thanksgiving Tasting & Christmas In The Village. Check out our website for many more events!
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1010 State Rt 17M, Monroe, NY 10950-1625
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

This is a special place. It is both entertaining and educational. Kids of all ages are going to be fascinated by the exhibits. I know I was!

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MuseumVillage, General Manager at Museum Village Inc, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We hope to see you at the museum again soon!

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Never went here before the chocolate expo! We enjoyed that then went around to each of the little houses on the property and we learned a bunch of stuff about the olden days! It is so cool! I would return.

Thank Brie V
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

A Serene place that brings you back to gentler time. Alot to see .No current electrical equipment just thing such as a butter churn. Quite an education for our children now. They saw what it was like to not have instant gratification

Thank lorraine b
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MuseumVillage, Front Office Manager at Museum Village Inc, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to rate us!

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Reviewed July 27, 2017

the museum was lots of fun. my husband and I took the tour that is offered in the museum village.every building had a very educational history and also some fun facts you didn't learn about in school. they even have games and toys the children...More

Thank daisy617
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MuseumVillage, Front Office Manager at Museum Village Inc, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to rate us!

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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Christmas at the Village was a old fashioned, delightful experience. We hope to make it a yearly tradition for our family

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Museum Village is a fun family place to visit where history comes alive, it is a living breathing remembrance of times past

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

A staple of Orange County and the Mid-Hudson Museum Village takes you back to the 19th century. Historical buildings, craftsman, and reenactors provide a wonderful learning experience to see how life was before electricity.

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MuseumVillage, Manager at Museum Village Inc, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2016

Thank you!

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

This living history museum offer visitors a relaxed day of strolling in an out of 19th century shops and buildings depicting life in Orange County in the late 1800's. There are lots if interesting artifacts to see that were collected by founder Roscoe Smith, who...More

1  Thank Lisa R
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Reviewed July 28, 2016

I had a great time here. Being I am from the area, I love the history behind it. It is also great for bday parties and Halloween is a blast

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Reviewed July 28, 2016

The first time I think it would be best to see an informational tour, you can check out your interests afterward. Check for special events. The Civil War reenactment in September is great! Kids love making and taking candles. My granddaughter thought the chickens were...More

1  Thank mare92050
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Cathfreee
October 22, 2017|
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Response from daisy617 | Reviewed this property |
I don't smoke, but now that I think of it I didn't see anyone smoking inside the museum village grounds.
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Jennifer G
June 11, 2015|
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Response from SherrieAnne1863 | Reviewed this property |
Sure is! Nothing fancy, but they have a snack bar. Not far from the Village are the Monroe Diner, a Burger King, & Jake's Way Back Burgers!
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Charles S
April 22, 2015|
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Response from MuseumVillage | Property representative |
Hello Charles! Below are Museum Village hours for the 2015 season. You can also view our website for a full list of events. Thanks for contacting us and we hope to see you soon! Apr 11, 2015 – Jun 28, 2015 Open Sat & Sun... More
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