543 Aviation Rd.
Glens Falls, NY 12804
Phone: (518) 793-3700
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Arts & Museums
This beautiful structure in Glens Falls, that was once the home of Zopher, his wife Catharine and their eight children, functions as a museum depicting the history of the town. Zopher DeLong was a hardware merchant, and a tour of this house gives visitors a glimpse into the 19th-century lifestyle. The house is a two-story brick structure that blends Italianate and Second Empire styles. Apart from preserving this family abode, the Chapman Historical Museum, also exhibits artifacts, documents reflecting the local past and is home to a research archive.
The World Awareness Children's Museum consists of four components to "inspire curiosity and foster understanding and appreciation of worldwide cultural diversity." "Hands-on activities allow children to explore other world cultures and traditions while they gain an understanding and appreciation of worldwide cultural diversity." The Museum
A large part of the collection of 3,000 paintings, works on paper, sculpture, and decorative arts, including furniture and textiles; which includes pieces by Rembrandt, Rubens, Picasso, Eakins, Renoir, C
The Hyde Collection is an art gallery and museum located in Glenn Falls, New York. It is located in a historic house called Hyde House, which was built in 1910. The Hyde House was opened as a museum in 1963 and it has sculptures, furniture, books and other artifacts on display. The highlights of the museum are artworks by renowned artists like Van Dyck, Van Gogh, Picasso and Renoir among others. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
The Grant Cottage is a historic house located in Wilton, New York. Built in 1872 by Duncan McGregor, the Adirondack mountain style cottage was the place where President Ulysses S. Grant breathed his last and penned his memoirs. Today, the house has been turned into a museum and features artifacts and furnishing from the 1880s, as well as the bed on which President Grant died. The site is a New York State Historic Site.
Marcella Sembrich of the Metropolitan Opera opened the studio as a venue for coaching students. The building served this purpose till Sembrich passed away in 1935 and, this property was then converted to a museum. This museum was established to preserve her legacy and promote classical music. Its collection comprises artwork collected by Sembrich, her costumes and other objects pertaining to her as well as music. For more details, call ahead.
Housed in a circa 1890 former church, the Bolton Historical Museum includes photographs and exhibits that feature or relate to hotels, old tools, boats, ice harvesting equipment, local businesses, steamboats, camping, ice boats, vintage clothing, lakeside mansions, farm implements, schools and families. Many of the historic photographs were taken by Seneca Ray Stoddard and Fred Thatcher. A circa 1900 Smith-Granger rowboat is on display.
This educational, hands- on museum for children, includes a giant bubble maker, TV studio, construction zone.
This museum is dedicated to preserving the history of 300 years of thoroughbred racing. There are interactive programs, a discovery paddock and museum tours.
View displays on ance history, authenitc memorabilia, interactive exhibits, a gift shop, and a school for the performing arts.
See interesting emorabilia, authentic racing silks, blacksmith works, horseshoes and metal sculpture at this center.
The Shushan Covered Bridge Museum is a beautiful covered bridge that stretches across Batten Kill. Now no longer in use, this bridge is transformed into a museum that displays farming equipment from the bygone era. Some of the machinery is still operational and visitors can avail a demonstration of the same.