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Museum was Done extremely Well. House is quick and not worth the time.

The movies, exhibits and displays in the library are terrific and well worth it. The tour is way... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2014
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
More closed than open

Hours of this place are not too convenient for tourists. It is located right at the main street... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Oct 27, 2017
“More closed than open”
Jul 7, 2015
“A Step Into The Past on Main Street”
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4389 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1570
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

Hours of this place are not too convenient for tourists. It is located right at the main street which is crossing this town.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Hyde Park Historical Society Museum is located directly on Route 9 in Hyde Park and, if you don't know it's there, you could walk right past. If step through that door on Main Street, though, you walk directly into the past - and it's...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed October 27, 2014

The movies, exhibits and displays in the library are terrific and well worth it. The tour is way over done, and the house is small and hard to move around. The entire house takes 10 minutes at most, and is nothing special. The guides do...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank 3AndrewR
Reviewed December 23, 2013

If you want to get a feel for Hyde Park in the bygone days this is a stop you will want to make. Knowledgeable staff can help you. I recommend a Saturday or Sunday visit .

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank BRR R
Reviewed October 23, 2012

A small museum with some interesting artifacts, but the key is the enthusiasm of the volunteers. If John is there you will love it!

Date of experience: October 2012
2  Thank PeterLibertyvilleIL
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Anne F
January 22, 2015|
Response from 3AndrewR | Reviewed this property |
YEs, it is worth the side trip. There are three main areas to visit. The welcome center has a very nice movie about 15 minutes long about his life. The next stop is about 1/4 mile away, but they have trams going to it... More