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The Museum at Bethel Woods

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Address: 200 Hurd Road, Bethel, NY 12720
Phone Number: 866-781-2922
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Take the Magic Bus: Beautiful Museum & Grounds & Nicely Done Woodstock Retrospective

I was a couple of years too young to attend in 1969, but, still a music and cultural aficianado, 47 years later I finally made it Woodstock and was not disappointed! The museum... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was a couple of years too young to attend in 1969, but, still a music and cultural aficianado, 47 years later I finally made it Woodstock and was not disappointed! The museum itself is a beautiful structure and, during our early September visit, the grounds were lovely. The museum blends a late '50s- late '60s cultural and social perspective... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is were the Woodstock music and Arts festival was held in August of 1969. It was much more than a rock concert as the museum wonderfully displays. It was a cultural significant event that help changed the attitude of the youth in that era. As opposed to the often violent times of the 60s protesting the war, this event... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't say enough about this place. It captures the time and the feeling of Woodstock and the 60s more than anyplace I've ever been. It was a spiritual experience for us, out of this world! Take your time with the museum there is so much to experience!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is half price 3 hours before show - the best $7.50 spent in Bethel! This place is filled with relics, videos, and even a magic bus. It also gives you access to the beautifully manicured hallowed grounds. This is our second visit and we will return. I wish the gift shop had more variety with posters and tie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great introduction to not only Woodstock Music festival of '69, but to politics, fashions and history of music of the era. Many stations with interactive displays - cool little theater made out of a psychedelic decorated bus. Fully accessible for wheelchairs throughout building, though the monument down the road for the original festival is not.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't help but smile just seeing the words Woodstock if you're of a certain age! It brings back so many memories of a particular era that was very special. The Museum at Bethel Woods is a tribute to that age (of Aquarius?) It is a walk down memory lane not only in terms of music, but politics, social movements,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Something off my bucklist that I did not know was there :) A really awe inspiring place to go and see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Museum at Bethel Woods is the guide to the 1960's and the Woodstock Music festival.. Bethel Woods is the historic site of the Woodstock Music festival and the hallowed ground where half a million young people gathered in 1969 for three days of peace, love and music. The main exhibit is an immersive multi media experience that tells the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to over 200 Grateful Dead Shows. Minimum 50 David Bromberg shows. This Museum really brought it all together... I can try and describe it, but unless you come here, take your time and interact, it won't make much sense. Come and experience it firsthand. Then go see the actual field where it all took place, snap pictures of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The venue is perfect for concerts. The museum Is small but it is a historic site from a pivotal time in American pop culture history.

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