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Holland Land Office Museum

Address: 131 West Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020
Phone Number: (585) 343-4727
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Ranked #3 of 9 things to do in Batavia
Type: Museums
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English first
e.Bethany, ny
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful old building, well kept. Excellent staff, wonderful gift shop. Excellent source of history for Western NY.

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Rochester, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This was the American Western in 1800 and they can show and tell you all about it. Even though it was a busy day for them as school is not in session and they had a multiple Christmas Tree display the Manager spent considerable time helping us find what we sought and checked on us several times.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

It set out to be a day trip with our two grandsons - 8 and 10. There was a "class" going on in the main part of the museum so we weren't permitted in the room. That left very little to see in the other rooms and the upstairs was closed. The kids as well as G'pa and I were... More 

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Batavia, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What I don't like? That this museum is a well kept Western New York secret. What I like? This museum gives you a snapshot of the history of Western New York, Genesee County and Batavia. The display themes change often...right now it is Christmas Trees. Walk outside and visit the Peace Garden. Take a photo of the butterfly bench. A... More 

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Batavia, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a definite must stop in the City of Batavia. It has so many interesting antiques from this area. They have a staff that are mainly volunteers and you can tell they are passionate about what they are talking about! A spot you should take the family to to learn more about Batavia!

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Batavia, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The early days of Batavia and NY are recounted here. For a small town museum, this is top of the line. The staff is always friendly and helpful and they have different exibits on a regular basis. Great for locals and out of towners who want to know how western NY was born and grew into what it is today.

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