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Neat place

Although the place is very musty and kind of creepy, I found some of the history presented to be... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
KKiff
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Gloversville, New York
Great local history

Brought 4th graders on a field trip here for the second time. Staff is very accommodating and... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Kristin M
,
Johnstown, New York
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7 Dec 2017
“Neat place”
19 Jul 2017
“Great local history”
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237 Kingsboro Ave, Gloversville, NY 12078-1428
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Although the place is very musty and kind of creepy, I found some of the history presented to be incredibly interesting. Unfortunately I went with a bunch of teenage girls on a youth outing. They were not thrilled. I would recommend going alone and not...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Brought 4th graders on a field trip here for the second time. Staff is very accommodating and knowledgeable. Great info and displays!

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Was blown away by our visit,local history when this area was top notch. Had model train setup of the FJ and G rail yard and rail station and all the history of this once great area. Spent about 3 hours there and came away with...More

1  Thank edward v
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Old school converted to the area's museum. Friendly staff and demonstrations such as blacksmithing, weaving and spinning.

Thank mickjade
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Located in an old school building in Gloversville NY away from the downtown area. Extensive memorabilia of the history of leather industry in Fulton County.

Thank 259nthomas
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The museum is housed in an old primary school building. It sets on North Kingsboro Avenue just south of East State Street in Gloversville New York. It h as two floors of memorabilia to offer. You cannot miss it as it h as a big...More

Thank sschumacher1946
Reviewed 8 October 2016

There are a lot of exhibits covering many aspects of life in Gloversville. We especially enjoyed the manufacturing exhibits along with household furnishing and older appliances. The staff was extremely helpful with our genealogy questions and inquires about the historical aspects of the town. Well...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is a great place for the history of Gloversville and some surrounding love the Exhibit Displays. Staff was wonderful in showing you around and explaining the items. Took us about 2 hours sure we could have stayed longer.

Thank wewafinest
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is a small museum located in Gloversville, NY which focuses on the Glove Industry, the railroads, and the clothes that were worn by men and women during the Victorian period. It is a nice place to see the crafts-quilts, woodworking, gloves, tanneries, etc. If...More

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