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Surprisingly Interesting County Museum

We crossed paths at the post office with one of the museum docents and he encouraged us to visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chappaqua, New York
Go Beyond The Yorktown Visitor Center

The new Yorktown Visitor Center is very nice and a trip to Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2015
William M
Richmond, Virginia
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2 weeks ago
“Surprisingly Interesting County Museum”
May 27, 2018
“Ultimate Yorktown history!!!”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We crossed paths at the post office with one of the museum docents and he encouraged us to visit. We certainly were glad we took his advice. The museum has lots of information and displays on various times in the county's history. Native American, Revolutionary,...More

Thank ruthann0910
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Great little spot to learn from locals about the history of the town. Lots of pictures and information.

Thank Susan T
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I found the museum rather boring but the outdoor exhibits were AMAZING! Don't miss the cannon firing!

Thank Kin44
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Locationed not far from the river front, this museum doesn't scream for entry, however once you are inside you will be treat to a good old fashioned museum. May not be a good spot for youngsters who find it necessary to carry their phones and...More

Thank donpipes
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Sharon was very welcoming and has a fantastic museum and gift store. This is a definite stop on your visit to Yorktown, a most charming town!

Thank BB A
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We just happened to drive over to Yorktown from Williamsburg. Yorktown is an undiscovered historic town. We just happen to be there on the first weekend of December when they were having a street fair. And in the museum they had lots and lots of...More

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed October 20, 2016

This museum compliments the other Yorktown Must visit. The artifacts are of a more personal nature, and we recommend a visit to all members of the family.

Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed October 25, 2015

The gentleman that runs the museum is extremely knowledgable about the county and it's long history. He does tours with everyone that comes in and is so friendly. Well worth stopping in to visit.

2  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Not a large Museum but interesting. There are many things to see and in some cases handle. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful for an interesting visit. It was a short visit for us and we decided that we probably would not stop by again.

1  Thank Carl C
Reviewed August 10, 2015

The new Yorktown Visitor Center is very nice and a trip to Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown would not be complete without a stroll down the streets and visiting the shops in the historical area. The York County Historical Museum is located on Main Street in...More

3  Thank William M
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