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Chapman Historical Museum

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Beautiful small museum

This is a wonderful small museum showcasing this beautiful area in the Adirondacks. Glens Falls is... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Barbara K
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Glens Falls, New York
Mix of Exhibits and Historical Home; Interactive Opportunities for Kids

The exhibits were on signs and the female workforce from the area; the sign exhibit was very... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
DZ07
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New York
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348 Glen St, Glens Falls, NY 12801-3520
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a wonderful small museum showcasing this beautiful area in the Adirondacks. Glens Falls is a small City with so much to offer and this is just one jewel in the middle of the City.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 31 August 2018

The exhibits were on signs and the female workforce from the area; the sign exhibit was very interesting. The rooms of the home that are decorated in the time period are fascinating. The best part is that in the exhibits and house have activities aimed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DZ07
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum in Glens Falls. We went to see the exhibit on “signs.”We were pleasantly surprised with the museum. The local sign exhibit and history on sign making was very interesting but we loved the rest of the museum too. It only...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

This is a piece of Glens Falls history which most people simply drive by every day and pay no notice too. This Victorian-era house sits unassumingly on the corner, surrounded by trees. In years past, the main portion of the museum was the house which...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dave M
Reviewed 25 December 2017

This is a much improved local museum that has two really good things going for it. They have a permanent exhibit that generally covers standard local history ( prominent local persons, places and events) and then from time to time changing exhibits of local interest....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My last visit to this museum was two decades ago. What was once a small local history museum has evolved into an accessible treasury of information about Glens Falls, Queensbury and the southern part of the Adirondacks. About half of Stoddard's turn-of-the-century albumin prints of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful exhibit of Glens Falls Photos and memorabilia. It is great to see and learn the history of our great town . Need to go back and spend some more time. Bringing friends or family next time.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Margot C
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We visited Lake George the week before Christmas and were pleased to find some of the museums were actually open year round. We chose Chapman Historical Museum and experienced a delightful visit. The woman behind the counter was friendly and knowledgeable. The exhibits were well...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Many years ago The chapman museum put out a cookbook which was put together by a plethora of locals. I lost this most loved cookbook in a house fire quite a few years ago. I have missed a specific recipe that I just could not...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank jenningsm275
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Local history buffs might enjoy this attraction about the history of Glen Falls. Nice photographic history of downtown urban renewal project. As a visitor to town I was underwhelmed.

Date of experience: September 2016
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