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Antique Boat Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Excellent Way to relive Boating in the past

A great way to see the history of pleasure boating. Great for any boating enthusiast.Also see the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Clayton, New York
A must see if in town

Have wanted to get to the museum for years. Unfortunately arrived the Saturday after they closed... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
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This museum houses an impressive collection of wooden sea vessels.
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750 Mary St, Clayton, NY 13624-1119
+1 315-686-4104
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All reviews on display guided tour across the street several buildings boldt family great collection two hours great gift shop works of art building houses couple of hours great place to visit minute ride all kinds take advantage interesting history lawrence river
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great way to see the history of pleasure boating. Great for any boating enthusiast.Also see the history of the golden age in the 1000 Islands.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wheaties_1
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We spent more than 1 hour here. There was so much to see. Some boats were on the water tied to the dock, and many more were inside the sheds. We watched a video showing old boats out at an annual boat and water festival....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sweetafton
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Have wanted to get to the museum for years. Unfortunately arrived the Saturday after they closed their full time schedule and all boats had been pulled from the water. However the indoor exhibits are well worth the stop. Wife and I spent well over two...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ScottMacD50
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Not to be missed, particularly if you're a wooden boat fan! Great history, great boats, a must see while in Clayton!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This museum was quite a pleasant surprise. I am not a big boat lover, but reading about the histories of the various boats and seeing how they have progressed through the year was fascinating, I enjoyed being able to view the boats up close and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CarJef
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

If you like old boats this place does not disappoint. Everything from canoes to large yachts are available to get up close and personal. You can even go for a cruise on a wooden Hacker Craft. The buildings are spotless as are the boats. This...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank flynomore
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Antique Boat Museum in Clayton is worth a visit! Large museum with wide range of boats that span many decades. It was impressive to actually see these boats thru the years, as well as learn their history.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Toronto_traveler7752
Reviewed October 2, 2018

this was a spur of the moment decision to visit the museum but was really a great time to relive marine history in the 1000 Islands. Beautiful boats and old outboard motors and marine engines.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Herb R
Reviewed September 28, 2018

I had been to the museum over twenty years ago, and wow, what a wonderful transformation. The staff, leadership and volunteers are all to be commended for this amazing transformation. We spent the better part of an overcast morning here, and marveled at the craftsmanship...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jabapril
Reviewed September 27, 2018

I recently visited this Museum with my son and 2 grandchildren (5 & 8) with a little concern as to whether it would be suitable for 2 hyper active boys. I am happy to say that as the Museum has made a number of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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August 16, 2015|
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Response from Dijamac2015 | Reviewed this property |
$14 unless you are a senior. Then $12.
April 12, 2015|
Response from Denise J | Reviewed this property |
The close right after Columbus Day week end