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The War of 1812 Museum

31 Washington Rd, Plattsburgh, NY 12903-4420
+1 518-566-1814
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Interesting, hard to find

The google maps chick was so lost! We saw a short movie before we looked around in the museum... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
kcheze
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In and out in 30 minutes

Small and not a lot to see. We were in and out in no more than 30 minutes. This is more of a filler... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2017
Jessalayne
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Oct 23, 2017
“Interesting, hard to find”
Jul 21, 2017
“In and out in 30 minutes ”
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31 Washington Rd, Plattsburgh, NY 12903-4420
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+1 518-566-1814
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The google maps chick was so lost! We saw a short movie before we looked around in the museum. The curator knew his stuff and between him and my husband we were there at least an hour! I think a normal person could spend 1/2...More

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Keith H, Manager at The War of 1812 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks for the comment. We're always looking for new ways to keep our story, collections, and interpretations fresh and interesting.

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Small and not a lot to see. We were in and out in no more than 30 minutes. This is more of a filler activity.

Thank Jessalayne
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Today we were lucky. We met Keith at the museum and he was kind enough to show us around and explain what we were looking at. Keith is the expert archeologist and author of a book describing the deep military history of the region. Thank...More

Thank Brian R
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Just explored the out building certainly enjoyed getting out and walking around. The facility closes at 3pm. So we visited the Air Force Displays.

Thank avicky
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

The tour here wil provide you with an understanding of some aspects of this historic time. There are several pieces of beautiful art which enhance this museuum.

Thank 90fan
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This museum gave us a very complete explanation of a very important part of American History. The staff member showed us a short film about the battles and gave a lecture as we toured the exhibits. Unless you are from the immediate area or an...More

1  Thank richie1732
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

This little museum, lovingly run and managed, shows the significance of the battle of Plattsburgh and communicates it all in under an hour. An eye-opener not to be missed.

Thank jim m
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

It is a self-guiding tour with a short movie to help you get started. The paintings and information on each descripts the battle and military strategies. The diorama is well detailed to give even a better look. A new exhibit is underway, should be completed...More

1  Thank Pam B
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Pleasant stop for a short museum visit. Part under renovation but still worth the visit. Set up nicely. Accepts donations since there is no admittance charge.

Thank pearl33814
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

My wife and I spent a charming hour at this nice little museum housed in one of the buildings that once belonged to the Air Force base in Plattsburgh. The museum, presently staffed by board members/volunteers, does a thorough and delightful job of presenting Plattsburgh's...More

Thank John H
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According to their website, their hours are: Wednesday - Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm (year-round).
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