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A Step Back in Time

Lots of interesting history with the house and its contents. It's a walk back in time at a real... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
vjcg5
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New York
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Peekskill Remembered

The best part of the museum is that it is located in a historic house that has been restored to its... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2015
M88057
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Miami, Florida
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Jun 25, 2016
“A Step Back in Time”
Mar 17, 2016
“A Hidden Diamond”
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Lots of interesting history with the house and its contents. It's a walk back in time at a real family set in an unpretentious manner.

1  Thank vjcg5
Reviewed 18 March 2016

As local museum's go, this is a sparkling clean, non-musty museum in a quaint Queen Anne style house. Exhibits interestingly display nostalgic Peekskill. Ephemera blends in with the well-kept, period decor. Lovely, gleaming, original hardwood floors. Staff and members are welcoming, informative, and well versed...More

1  Thank HerselfNY
Reviewed 25 May 2015

The best part of the museum is that it is located in a historic house that has been restored to its original look. It's a true house museum. You are in close proximity to all the items on display so you feel a part of...More

1  Thank M88057
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Think only open for limited hours on weekend as volunteers tour you around in an old historic house. Floors of local history to Peekskill and naturally the valley,from the revolution to the civil war.

2  Thank Instead74
Reviewed 27 November 2013 via mobile

Follow the Yellow Brick Road and Abraham Lincoln? Who knew that Peekskill had so much History? It was worth the stop!

5  Thank MissHayward
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is a small local museum with a lot of local history enclosed. I was surprised that the curator was quite sarcastic and not at all kid friendly.

5  Thank vjcg5
Reviewed 17 April 2013

A lot of Lincoln and Civil War memorabilia. It costs $5 for the tour. A great glimpse in to Peekskill's past.

2  Thank SuburbanGourmond
Reviewed 11 October 2012

We coupled this visit with a walking tour in Peekskill to see the home of Harriet Tubman. It was a great expereince. Felt like we were on a class trip. perfect for ages 10+

4  Thank mytable42
Reviewed 11 June 2012

After visiting Kathleens Tea Room we went to visit this museum. We were pleasantly surprised. it is full of interesting items. The guide was excellent gave a lot of history about the area and the contents of the museum. We spend a couple of hours...More

4  Thank machita17
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