Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
528 Route 3
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 561-1500
Fax: (518) 563-3142
Arts & Museums
A wonderully large art collection and permanent installations can be found at this full scale museum of art.
This six gallery museum features intriquing exhibits on more than 300 years of local history.
The Kent-Delord House Museum is a historically-significant two-storied home in Clinton County. It was built in 1797. It is touted to be one of the oldest houses in the region of Plattsburgh and is a rectangular structure with a magnificent gable roof. The residence is also famed to be the British headquarters during the battle of Plattsburgh. The house is a local history museum replete with an enticing porch and old-fashioned chimneys to highlight a few features. The picturesque gardens are extremely well-maintained and a treat to the eyes.
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the War of 1812 Museum's KeyBank Gallery houses original works of art related to the Battles at Plattsburgh and the War of 1812. The Allan S. Everest Interpretive Center is a permanent exhibit within the Museum that "chronologically recounts the events of the battles at Plattsburgh within the context of the War of 1812, including the political and economical causes of the war, land and naval engagements at Plattsburgh and the significant role that the battles here played in the final peace negotiations." The Press-Republican Theater space is used for orientation presentations, meetings, and special events.
The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum enjoys a peaceful location in Burlington, and is a fitting tribute to Ethan Allen, fondly referred to as the city's own son. The 1787-constructed farmhouse has been actually rebuilt, and offers visitors a fascinating peek into his life through audio-visual displays. Guided tours are available and one can easily pick up souvenirs at the shop. Call ahead or visit their website for varying open days.
The center houses the Firehouse Gallery, Community Darkroom, Education Studios, Conference Center and much more. Resident and visitors alike can enjoy the stimulating environment of the Gallery as well as talks, lectures, special events, classes and workshops.
Frog Hollow is a non-profit visual arts gallery and school. The gallery features work by Vermont artisans in all media. The craft school offers art and craft classes for students of all ages and abilities. Courses are offered in several media. Programs for community-based organizations have also been developed to meet the needs of the Vermont communities.
Opened in 1931 and set in the campus of the University of Vermont, the Robert Hull Fleming Museum is always frequented by the student community who avail of the rich and vast resources available at hand. Historical art and anthropological artifacts have been carefully preserved and attract the attention of every visitor. Check the website for varying dates.