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Champlain Valley Transportation Museum

12 Museum Way, Plattsburgh, NY 12903
+1 518-566-7575
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Super little museum. Well worth the price.

Guide was a 74 year old male who was fantastic! He was very knowledgeable and took the time to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
flamingo1000
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Polk City, Florida
Ride of our lives!

What a great experience. Wonderful collection. Loved the antique bicycles. Tour guide was simply... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Liane T
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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“hidden gem” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 14:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12 Museum Way, Plattsburgh, NY 12903
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+1 518-566-7575
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guide was a 74 year old male who was fantastic! He was very knowledgeable and took the time to answer questions. Vehicles, boats, bikes, cameras, 1000+die cast & model vehicles, etc. 2 buildings of the former military base are full of items to see. Tour...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience. Wonderful collection. Loved the antique bicycles. Tour guide was simply the best.

1  Thank Liane T
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We visited the museum yesterday and it was so entertaining and the knowledge of our guide so enriching! Me and my wife are classic US cars enthusiasts and it was worth the drive! We have been regular visitors of Plattsburgh and didn't know about this...More

1  Thank Harvey D
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

We spend summers in Plattsburgh and the first summer we spent it there my husband- a car and history buff guy- decided to visit this museum. He talked about for days and days about it, he found it truly amazing to see such a wonderful...More

1  Thank augers
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Incredible collection of transportation history. Wonderful tour guide. A must see. Fun and educational for all ages.

1  Thank Steven D
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c0rvette69, Director at Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for the kind words. It is our pleasure to share our collection with our visiting guests.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We came there because the weather was not very nice and we wanted to do a special museum while driving thru this city. We chose this museum and we were not disappointed : this is a beautiful museum. The entrance is cheap : $7 and...More

1  Thank yva l
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This looks like a tiny place, with VERY limited parking, but once you get inside of their multiple buildings (these buildings used to be shops for the Plattsburgh base airmen to work on their cars), this is an amazing collection. Many of the vehicles in...More

1  Thank AndyV2011
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This slightly crowded collection of cars and transportation artifacts will entertain people of all ages and interests. The guided tours are tailored to each tour group's interests and are loaded with details. The die cast collection is the most extensive I've ever seen in the...More

1  Thank reberascal
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Four of us took a ride to Platzburg, NY this past week. We got there at 2 pm and were told the museum was closed. We were disappointed and started to go. Then Richard Soper, the tour guide said he would take us on a...More

1  Thank Marilyn T
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I saw on the site, it looked small, when I arrived there, all the car are inside garage, but all in good condition and the staff explain everything, friendly, feeling great there, it was a army base before,

1  Thank tereence783
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