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I love this place. One can really get an understanding of the Battle of Plattsburgh and how important this pretty much unknown battle is to American history. There are excellent exhibits here, ship models, dioramas, artwork, and a video to inform visitors of what took...More
Keith made the museum special. He gave us a personalized tour and told us stories and background info to make the museum come alive. He was extremely knowledgable. Have a much better understanding of war of 1812 and of Plattsburgh's role in it
1 Thank johnboldt1
Keith H, Manager at The War of 1812 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018
Glad to have met you. Having the opportunity to relate the historic background of Plattsburgh's place in the War of 1812 is a pleasure. Thanks.
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
2 Thank kcheze
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.
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
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
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