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Fort Plain Museum & Historical Park

389 Canal St, Fort Plain, NY 13339-1160
+1 518-993-2527
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Just "Plain" Great

My husband and I visited this museum, in early June. It is located in a lovely stone house, on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darcy4953
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Cohoes
Fall visit

Visiting relatives in nearby Ilion so we decided make a visit here. We took Hiway 5 on the north... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
bensonjo999
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 weeks ago
“Just "Plain" Great”
13 Feb 2018
“Fall visit”
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389 Canal St, Fort Plain, NY 13339-1160
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+1 518-993-2527
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this museum, in early June. It is located in a lovely stone house, on a scenic hilltop, outside of the town proper. We were quite surprised at the number of artifacts, that were well displayed in the main house. The...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Visiting relatives in nearby Ilion so we decided make a visit here. We took Hiway 5 on the north side of the Mohawk down from Ilion - a very nice scenic drive (remember to stop and visit the Palatine Church on Hiway 5) - crossing...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to go and learn the history of the Mihawk Valley and ErieCanal. Norman Boller and Brian Mack are doing an excellent job and have something for everyone.

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

We visited Fort Plain Museum in order to participate in an all-day historical site bus tour of 8 different places. A lot of preparation had gone into the tour as well as the conference. Fort Plain has a lot of items on display and knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2016

This place sets a standard for a small museum becoming an important resource for information on the revolutionary war along the Mohawk River. Great little gift shop and displays. If you get there when they have a special program you might be able to talk...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

The fort plain museum is a great place to learn about fort plains role during the revolution war. You can also learn some on the Erie Canal. The museum offers many programs, in the fall they have a fall lecture series, in the spring they...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

The Fort Plain Museum is worth visiting if you are a history buff with an interest in Revolutionary War era. They have quite a lot of artifacts. The shop is nice--I bought several books there. I did drive up on the hill, which is worth...More

Thank Lisa R
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Excellent stop for the history lover and especially for the local descendants. If Colonial NY and the American Revolution interest you, then check this out. Here you will find microhistory in abundance, as well as a dedicated lot of volunteers at various events.

Thank Marilyn H
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

The holdings at Fort Plain are incredible! There is the beautiful, white limestone home in the 18th C of the Lipe family, with museum attached (wonderfully created! with MANY archeological artifacts found on site and images relating to this area), Book Store, Gift Shop (of...More

Thank Pam P
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

This was our first stop on a tour of the American Revolution in New York. The guide was very helpful and gave us a one-on-one tour of the museum. She was able to connect many of the artifacts on display to when and how they...More

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