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New York Power Authority Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center/Lansing Manor

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1378 State Route 30, North Blenheim, NY 12131-1710
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Power Authority

This is a very educational and interesting small museum and welcome center for the NewYork Power... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
lollygal
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New York City, New York
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Just to rest

We stopped to stretch and spent 2 hours here. Great staff, beautiful grounds and a tour of the... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2017
Kathleen W
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East Greenbush, New York, United States
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a very educational and interesting small museum and welcome center for the NewYork Power Authority. We spent some time reviewing the exhibits and watching a 15 minute film. The film explained the process and science of the power plant. We learned a lot.

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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

We stopped to stretch and spent 2 hours here. Great staff, beautiful grounds and a tour of the house. We had a relaxing few hours.

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

Very beautiful grounds , very clean , looking forward to going back next year . The museum was very informative

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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in because it looked like a great photo opportunity spot. Cute barn type building turned out to be really cool museum the gentleman there ( I can't remember his name :( ) was great and informative, I had 3 teenagers 15-17 and they had...More

Thank Marilyn P
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

Expecting a scenic reservoir surrounded by peaceful forests, we found a little museum of the natural environment, scenic views and a historic home all to be toured for free. The friendly volunteer docent provided just enough information not to overwhelm us.

Thank AKT0707
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Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Educational, hydro dam information, picnic area, bird sanctuary, walk paths in Schoharie Valley, good for families, beautiful nature trail.

Thank Laura H
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Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Hydro dam information very interesting. Beautiful bird sanctuary and park. Wide open country setting. Educational for kids. Nice picnic area.

Thank eltater
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Reviewed October 20, 2016

I am not a big fan of that kind of place.Too much specific info. and technical stuff for the average person but well done and nice location.

Thank aviron l
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is a very interesting place you over look the dam. You will learn about the Power Authority. They have a movie on the building of the power plant. There are NYS animals there. They have Blue bird house and you can watch them. There...More

Thank Robin H
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Reviewed May 31, 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit, especially if you have children 4 years and up. It more like a small museum with some hands exhibits for the kids. The people who work there are very knowledgable about the power plan and its history. The...More

Thank Mohamed Z
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