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An interesting museum with friendly and knowledgeable staff.

I found the museum interesting, definitely geared toward children, to learn about the Battle of... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Hudson, Wisconsin
Very small. LIMITED historical experienve

As a Revolutionary War buff, I had looked forward to a visit, as the Old Stone House was a waypoint... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Rockaway Park, New York
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

I found the museum interesting, definitely geared toward children, to learn about the Battle of Brooklyn and the colonial period. The history of the house is very interesting, although the interior is not original. There are several displays that give a flavor of the colonial...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

As a Revolutionary War buff, I had looked forward to a visit, as the Old Stone House was a waypoint in the Battle of Brooklyn. The house is not actually from the time period nor is it in the original location. The exhibits took me...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

One of the few historical things to visit in Brooklyn. It gives you anyway a good idea of the years the house was build. The team was really helpful and nice.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

If you want a qucik, informative, child friendly dose of museum/ American history on your visit to Brooklyn the Old Stone House will fit the bill. Located in the heart of Brooklyn, between 2 large playgrounds, the Old Stone House Museum, is on the actual...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Copperman1
Reviewed June 20, 2017

There is an outdoor stone oven, which was built by an old childhood friend, J. Partick Manley, and is used for special events on site. An interesting site to visit when they are open. Very knowledgeable staff.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

This Old Stone House commemorates the Battle of Brooklyn during the Revolutionary War. It was one of the largest battles of the War and ended in a rout of the Patriots. The displays inside the house tell the story of the battle and its context...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

If the park police let you in there it's a nice view of an old stone building. It's in a NYC park so bring your kids and let them play.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank frank g
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Coming to this place takes way back to the time when the city was non existent and the rustic charm ruled the life . Perfect place to take a nostalgic peep here . There is no entry fee . The access is easy . if...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

The Old Stone House was a significant location early in the Revolutionary War. (Be sure to read about The Maryland 400!) It is a small building with exhibits that are interactive. Next to the house there is a wonderful park for kids. There are public...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Melaney68
Reviewed July 24, 2016

The sight of the Revolutionary War, the Brits were held of by the men at Fort Defiance in Red Hook, This area was the sight of the Battle of Long Island aka the Battle of Brooklyn. The march up the hill toward the sight of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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