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Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History

311 Curtis St, Jamestown, NY 14701-9620
+1 716-665-2473
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We take students to RTPI for field trips. There is a lot to see, and the staff is courteous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rosemary h
Jamestown, New York
Not much to do with RTP

I teesting enough but there is very little memorabilia of the man in the buildings. The are a few... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Anthony S
Brisbane, Australia
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311 Curtis St, Jamestown, NY 14701-9620
+1 716-665-2473
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We take students to RTPI for field trips. There is a lot to see, and the staff is courteous, knowledgeable, and helpul!!

Thank rosemary h
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I teesting enough but there is very little memorabilia of the man in the buildings. The are a few paintings and some his, (I assume as there were no descriptive tags). There was another exhibit with was interesting enough button by someone I recognised. Expensive...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Awesome hiking trail outside ! Alot to do inside, A must to go when in town. Low cost ! Books to read and art work on wall's .

Thank sozostar
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Having been to the RTP facilities on numerous occasions with both of my children, I have seen the changes and improvements over a span on 20+ years. Friendly and knowledgable staff members, mostly volunteer, answer all your questions from both young and old. There also...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful museum with wonderful bird and animal paintings and sculptures. I was unaware that Roger Tory Peterson was from Jamestown and learned a lot about him as well as other artists whom he inspired. The museum changes exhibits several times a year always keeping it...More

Thank robred2016
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History displays nature-themed exhibits in a very nice, new-looking building. There is also a trial on the property and a gift shop. What makes this place special is that it contains original artwork by Mr. Peterson, a true...More

Thank Andi55_13
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our young nieces (5 & 6) were staying with us for the week. We brought the girls here for an artsy afternoon. They were really into looking at all of the artwork that was being displayed. They also enjoyed using the binoculars in the library...More

Thank PattyWarner
Reviewed 19 June 2016

When we visited there were very limited Peterson prints maybe due to making room for another artist. Could benefit from a short movie. Nature trails are overgrown. Definitely not worth price of admission-$15 adults, $10 for seniors.

Thank GordonW4
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Someone mentioned this to me about six months ago and I'd forgotten about it until I was on my way out of town. I can't wait to go back and spend more time on the property. I did manage to tour the galleries and enjoyed...More

Thank notaconelicker
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Mostly an educational center but the displays in the galery are normally quite nice. Building is great. Worth a stop and you might even learn something

Thank Blackleaf
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