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A historical gem

Amazingly this historical gem is within 3 miles of my home. The tour was educational, the home... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
amberdeena
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Newburgh, NY
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Well worth it...

I really enjoyed this historic site! I recommend taking the tour. It's quick and informative... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2018
kdowell
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New York
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazingly this historical gem is within 3 miles of my home. The tour was educational, the home lovingly preserved, imagine walking the same steps that General Washington walked, and stradgized in the creation of our country. Lots of historical pieces in the museum, packed with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

I really enjoyed this historic site! I recommend taking the tour. It's quick and informative, lead by a very enthusiastic docent. If you are into New York history, US history and the Revolutionary War you'll be satisfied. The museum is a trove of interesting artifacts....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

Museum of Revolutionary artifacts and other period pieces. Enjoyable guided tour of Washington's headquarters.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ed S
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Yes it is a very nice place to go if you like history or even for the gorgeous view. for small kids I would not recommend it. But for bigger kids would really like it to understand our history

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marty344
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Having lived near Valley Forge all my life, it was fascinating to learn about Washington's days at Newburgh, New York, where critical decisions were made. Learned about the chains across the Hudson to stop the British at West Point. Washington also created a heart-shaped merit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pcofiell
Reviewed September 23, 2018

This was a fine ,the guide was so informative ,she knew details and was friendly as though she knew George Washington.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

The headquarters and museum had items that even Mount Vernon did not have. The sad part for me - no pictures were allowed inside the museum or the headquarters. The only way to see the inside of the headquarters is with a tour guide. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We really enjoyed our tour Of Washington's Headquarters. Our guide was very informative and knew the history of the place well. Then we checked out the museum that was opened in 1910. They had 1300 artifacts ranging from dolls, paintings to firearms. Each item had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Erica B
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Did not expect to find this "gem" in Newburgh NY. The museum is truly remarkable in its display and cataloging of hundreds of artifacts from this period of American history. The employees and our guide were extremely knowledgable and were pleased to answer questions in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dara S
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

The tour guide was well informed and loved her subject. The house was air conditioned which was great for the summer heat and humidity. The outside of the house was being reshingled so it was surrounded by scaffolding which did not lend to good pictures....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Tom D
December 28, 2016|
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Response from Emiley14 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain. Maybe go to their website for hours of operation, or call? I don't see why they wouldn't be open, but again, I am not certain.
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Galina A
March 5, 2016|
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Also check website or call Hours of Operation Museum Hours: Mid-April - Late October Wednesday - Saturday, 11am— 5pm Sunday, 1pm—5pm Winter Hours: November – Mid-April Fridays and Saturdays, 11AM... More
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