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A Step Back in Time

Lots of interesting history with the house and its contents. It's a walk back in time at a real... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2016
vjcg5
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New York
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Peekskill Remembered

The best part of the museum is that it is located in a historic house that has been restored to its... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2015
M88057
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Miami, Florida
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Jun 25, 2016
“A Step Back in Time”
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“A Hidden Diamond”
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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Lots of interesting history with the house and its contents. It's a walk back in time at a real family set in an unpretentious manner.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank vjcg5
Reviewed March 17, 2016

As local museum's go, this is a sparkling clean, non-musty museum in a quaint Queen Anne style house. Exhibits interestingly display nostalgic Peekskill. Ephemera blends in with the well-kept, period decor. Lovely, gleaming, original hardwood floors. Staff and members are welcoming, informative, and well versed...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank HerselfNY
Reviewed May 25, 2015

The best part of the museum is that it is located in a historic house that has been restored to its original look. It's a true house museum. You are in close proximity to all the items on display so you feel a part of...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank M88057
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Think only open for limited hours on weekend as volunteers tour you around in an old historic house. Floors of local history to Peekskill and naturally the valley,from the revolution to the civil war.

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Instead74
Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

Follow the Yellow Brick Road and Abraham Lincoln? Who knew that Peekskill had so much History? It was worth the stop!

Date of experience: October 2013
5  Thank MissHayward
Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a small local museum with a lot of local history enclosed. I was surprised that the curator was quite sarcastic and not at all kid friendly.

Date of experience: October 2012
5  Thank vjcg5
Reviewed April 17, 2013

A lot of Lincoln and Civil War memorabilia. It costs $5 for the tour. A great glimpse in to Peekskill's past.

Date of experience: April 2013
2  Thank SuburbanGourmond
Reviewed October 11, 2012

We coupled this visit with a walking tour in Peekskill to see the home of Harriet Tubman. It was a great expereince. Felt like we were on a class trip. perfect for ages 10+

Date of experience: April 2012
4  Thank mytable42
Reviewed June 11, 2012

After visiting Kathleens Tea Room we went to visit this museum. We were pleasantly surprised. it is full of interesting items. The guide was excellent gave a lot of history about the area and the contents of the museum. We spend a couple of hours...More

Date of experience: June 2012
4  Thank machita17
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