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New York Power Authority Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center/Lansing Manor

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Power Authority

This is a very educational and interesting small museum and welcome center for the NewYork Power... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
LollysLook
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New York City, New York
via mobile
Just to rest

We stopped to stretch and spent 2 hours here. Great staff, beautiful grounds and a tour of the... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
kathleenw473
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East Greenbush, New York
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21 Jan 2018
“Power Authority ”
26 Aug 2017
“Just to rest”
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is a very educational and interesting small museum and welcome center for the NewYork Power Authority. We spent some time reviewing the exhibits and watching a 15 minute film. The film explained the process and science of the power plant. We learned a lot.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped to stretch and spent 2 hours here. Great staff, beautiful grounds and a tour of the house. We had a relaxing few hours.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kathleenw473
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Very beautiful grounds , very clean , looking forward to going back next year . The museum was very informative

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank skeets1498
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in because it looked like a great photo opportunity spot. Cute barn type building turned out to be really cool museum the gentleman there ( I can't remember his name :( ) was great and informative, I had 3 teenagers 15-17 and they had...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Expecting a scenic reservoir surrounded by peaceful forests, we found a little museum of the natural environment, scenic views and a historic home all to be toured for free. The friendly volunteer docent provided just enough information not to overwhelm us.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank AKT0707
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Educational, hydro dam information, picnic area, bird sanctuary, walk paths in Schoharie Valley, good for families, beautiful nature trail.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Laura H
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Hydro dam information very interesting. Beautiful bird sanctuary and park. Wide open country setting. Educational for kids. Nice picnic area.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank eltater
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I am not a big fan of that kind of place.Too much specific info. and technical stuff for the average person but well done and nice location.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank aviron l
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a very interesting place you over look the dam. You will learn about the Power Authority. They have a movie on the building of the power plant. There are NYS animals there. They have Blue bird house and you can watch them. There...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Robin H
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit, especially if you have children 4 years and up. It more like a small museum with some hands exhibits for the kids. The people who work there are very knowledgable about the power plan and its history. The...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank nidmaz
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