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H. Lee White Marine Museum

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Address: West 1st Street Pier 1, Oswego, NY 13126
Phone Number: 315-342-0480
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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cute little museum

Interesting and easy to take in for a bit of a local history input. Nice little gift shop, the Navy tugnis pretty cool!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a small museum. After purchasing tickets we were told where to begin our self guided tour. Rooms are dedicated to various maritime themes. There was a room dedicated to lighthouses. The house artist was working on recreating a large painting and took time to explain his process.after completing our tour, we were given a guided tour of the... More 

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North Brookfield, Massachusetts
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had a nice visit to this museum. It was very educational as well as interesting. The museum had a lot of old artifacts from various ships.

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York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Interesting and easy to take in for a bit of a local history input. Nice little gift shop, the Navy tugnis pretty cool!

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Oswego, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

They have a lot of cool artifacts and stories during your visit. The displays are fantastic. School trips are a great way to introduce this kind of thing to children; and even us adults enjoyed the tour.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Next Summer, it would be much improve for H.Lee White Marine Museum, therefore the light house museum will be the grand opening to the publics. Last few years ago, U.S. Coast Guard donated the old light house to the H. lee White Marine Museum and they still work on the old light house.

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Oswego, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great local museum to spend a couple of hours. A lot of local history about Oswego and its harbor. Lake Ontario history. A tug boat that can be toured. Knowledgeable staff to answer any questions.

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Sauk City, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A great museum of maritime history for you to visit. Two floors with stairs. There are a lot of different exhibits to see. Once you are done inside, go to the LT-5 tug and the derrick and go onboard to visit those too. A nice way to spend part of your day.

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We're grads of SUNY Oswego and we visit a couple times a year. Taking in the Marine Museum is always a fun thing to do… great place to learn about local history and the history of maritime shipping in the Oswego harbor. And the WWII era tugboat is always a plus. Worth doing with the kids or just a fun... More 

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Barry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The museum is small but well arranged to lead the visitor through the exhibits and the volunteer staff are knowledgable and enthusiastic. So glad we visited. The LT-5 is a 100' "Large Tug" built to cross the Atlantic and participate in D-Day. She actually left Portsmouth on D-Day, arriving off the beaches on 7th June and, as noted on her... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The key displays are the Nash, a WW2 tugboat that was involved in the D-Day landings, and a service barge that worked the canal system for sixty years until it sunk. The displays inside are basic, amateurish, uninteresting and dirty. They do little to honor the people that worked these ships.

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Additional Information about H. Lee White Marine Museum

Address: West 1st Street Pier 1, Oswego, NY 13126
Phone Number: 315-342-0480
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Oswego
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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