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Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site

Liberty Street, Newburgh, NY
+1 845-562-1195
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Great tour guide

We visited here on the way to the FDR library. The guide was very knowledgeable about this house... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Raeford, North Carolina
via mobile
Very nice monument

It was great and worthwhile to see where the Headquarters were for the Revolutionary War and to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter J
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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Liberty Street, Newburgh, NY
+1 845-562-1195
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited here on the way to the FDR library. The guide was very knowledgeable about this house, and even better she knew some Washington trivia. I enjoyed the interaction with her.

Thank 1chevy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great and worthwhile to see where the Headquarters were for the Revolutionary War and to learn that this was the site where Washington accepted the surrender from the Brits.

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Washington's Headquarters is a wonderful piece of history in the Hudson Valley. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. The tour is about 30 minutes, which is the perfect amount of time to see the house Washington used as his longest Army headquarters. Highly recommend...More

Thank ktyost
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had lived in the area for decades before finally visiting Washington's Headquarters. I found the tour to be really interesting. I learned a few new things about Washington and [spoiler alert] the purple heart medal. This of course sent me to the relatively new...More

Thank Noreen M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My friends and I took a tour of Washington's Headquarters. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. He was dressed in a uniform of a Continental Army officer. He provided details about Washington's use of this Dutch-style mansion. He explained how the property was used by...More

1  Thank pasajera2015
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is a wonderful piece of history as Washington spent his longest time here during the Revolution. The renovation of the museum a number of years ago is spectacular and now the Tower of Victory is being restored - so wonderful! Many do not know...More

Thank Clancy159
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Washington's HQ was very interesting. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave us a Lively tour. It only takes about an hour and a half to see both the house and museum.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Tour was good learned more about history of George Washington . Seen where he lived and the furniture he used.

Thank ny2ncsc
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The museum is small. The guided tour of the headquarters is well done and you can see all of it in an hour for just $4 per adult.

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Small but well worth the visit!! George Washington lived here for 16 1/2 months from 1782-1783, the longest place he ever stayed during the war. The tour guide was very good and knowledgeable of the site. Make sure to see the artifacts and watch the...More

1  Thank madrmd64
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Tom D
29 December 2016|
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Response from Emiley14 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain. Maybe go to their website for hours of operation, or call? I don't see why they wouldn't be open, but again, I am not certain.
Galina A
6 March 2016|
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Response from iwndoc | Reviewed this property |
Also check website or call Hours of Operation Museum Hours: Mid-April - Late October Wednesday - Saturday, 11am— 5pm Sunday, 1pm—5pm Winter Hours: November – Mid-April Fridays and Saturdays, 11AM... More