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Address: 5368 Route 28, Emerson Resort and Spa, Mount Tremper, NY 12457
Phone Number: 877-688-2828
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nice stop on the way to Cobbleskill

This was the first stop on our road trip through NY. I've begged my husband to detour here on the way home from Ithaca many time but he never heeded my requests. This time I had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Stormville, New York
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New York City, New York
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44 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is just my opinion I'm sure many people have enjoyed it, but we did not. The show is about ten minutes long but we left in 2 minutes, I was highly uncomfortable with the way you lean back and view the light show. I would not go out of my way to see this.....

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is just one traveler's opinion. Looks like other reviewers feel differently, but here is the summary: You enter the Emerson lodge where the world's largest kaleidoscope lives, finally find out where to buy tickets (in the store), look for "Susan" or whoever sells the tickets, and find no one. After a while, the shop clerk shows up with a... More 

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Oneonta, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The shop that houses America's largest kaleidoscope is filled with beautiful smaller kaleidoscopes that are works of art. I was excited to see such beauty on a larger scale. Surprisingly, the larger version was more of a U.S. history slide show, refracted by mirrors into odd images. Furthermore, it was white, male U.S. history. My teenage daughter was shaking with... More 

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Stormville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This was the first stop on our road trip through NY. I've begged my husband to detour here on the way home from Ithaca many time but he never heeded my requests. This time I had control of the wheel so off we went. This was just silly fun. The show lasted about ten minutes and cost $5 per person.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

On our way to our Lake George vacation, we were looking for something interesting to check out... we found this little gem outside of Woodstock and it was well worth the trip. Nestled inside an upscale shopping / hotel strip mall in Emerson is this entertaining spot where the largest kaleidoscope lives. For a nominal fee ($5.00) per person -... More 

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new york
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

was something different to do and was included with hotel stay. Took about 10 minutes. I would not go out of the way to see it if you are not saying at hotel

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brooklyn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is a fun quick activity we discovered on a rainy day during one of our mountain getaways. Our kids were under 5 at the time so it's fast, quiet and attention getting. Doesn't kill more than half hour but it's a cute quirky thing to do and a good excuse to lay down in the floor and relax while... More 

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Highland Mills, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The kaleidoscope show was fun and funky. We saw it at a quiet time and could lie down on the floor and look straight up. Cool!

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The kaleidescope is so big we laid on the floor to watch. The music and display is varied and interesting. It had a 70s feel to it. The entire thing runs 10 or 15 minutes and was entertaining. It was worth the admission price of $5. The kaleidescope store felt overpriced but I don't really have any experience with shopping... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Computer generated kaladoscope show in a very tiny room... When we went it was empty so we got to lie on the floor and view the show on the ceiling... They have 3 different shows- we say the change of the seasons.,

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