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York County Historical Museum

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Surprisingly Interesting County Museum

We crossed paths at the post office with one of the museum docents and he encouraged us to visit... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
ruthann0910
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Chappaqua, New York
Go Beyond The Yorktown Visitor Center

The new Yorktown Visitor Center is very nice and a trip to Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2015
William M
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Richmond, Virginia
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6 Oct 2018
“Surprisingly Interesting County Museum”
27 May 2018
“Ultimate Yorktown history!!!”
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408 Main Street, Yorktown, VA 23690
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

We crossed paths at the post office with one of the museum docents and he encouraged us to visit. We certainly were glad we took his advice. The museum has lots of information and displays on various times in the county's history. Native American, Revolutionary,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ruthann0910
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Great little spot to learn from locals about the history of the town. Lots of pictures and information.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Susan T
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I found the museum rather boring but the outdoor exhibits were AMAZING! Don't miss the cannon firing!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kin44
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Locationed not far from the river front, this museum doesn't scream for entry, however once you are inside you will be treat to a good old fashioned museum. May not be a good spot for youngsters who find it necessary to carry their phones and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank donpipes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Sharon was very welcoming and has a fantastic museum and gift store. This is a definite stop on your visit to Yorktown, a most charming town!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank BB A
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We just happened to drive over to Yorktown from Williamsburg. Yorktown is an undiscovered historic town. We just happen to be there on the first weekend of December when they were having a street fair. And in the museum they had lots and lots of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This museum compliments the other Yorktown Must visit. The artifacts are of a more personal nature, and we recommend a visit to all members of the family.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 25 October 2015

The gentleman that runs the museum is extremely knowledgable about the county and it's long history. He does tours with everyone that comes in and is so friendly. Well worth stopping in to visit.

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Not a large Museum but interesting. There are many things to see and in some cases handle. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful for an interesting visit. It was a short visit for us and we decided that we probably would not stop by again.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Carl C
Reviewed 10 August 2015

The new Yorktown Visitor Center is very nice and a trip to Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown would not be complete without a stroll down the streets and visiting the shops in the historical area. The York County Historical Museum is located on Main Street in...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank William M
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