We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Stone House

J.J. Byrne Park, Fifth Avene & 3rd Sreet, Brooklyn, NY 11215
+1 718-768-3195
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
An interesting museum with friendly and knowledgeable staff.

I found the museum interesting, definitely geared toward children, to learn about the Battle of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lisaschmidt498
,
Hudson, Wisconsin
Very small. LIMITED historical experienve

As a Revolutionary War buff, I had looked forward to a visit, as the Old Stone House was a waypoint... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
shasta2088
,
Rockaway Park, New York
via mobile
Read all 27 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“small museum” (3 reviews)
“long island” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
J.J. Byrne Park, Fifth Avene & 3rd Sreet, Brooklyn, NY 11215
CONTACT
Website
+1 718-768-3195
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Brooklyn
from US$82.00
More Info
from US$79.00
More Info
from US$30.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (27)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"revolutionary war"
in 8 reviews
"small museum"
in 3 reviews
"long island"
in 6 reviews
"british army"
in 2 reviews
"special events"
in 2 reviews
"prospect park"
in 3 reviews
"maryland"
in 4 reviews
"patriots"
in 2 reviews
"buffs"
in 2 reviews
"playground"
in 5 reviews
"dioramas"
in 2 reviews
"field"
in 3 reviews
"soccer"
in 2 reviews
"history"
in 10 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found the museum interesting, definitely geared toward children, to learn about the Battle of Brooklyn and the colonial period. The history of the house is very interesting, although the interior is not original. There are several displays that give a flavor of the colonial...More

Thank lisaschmidt498
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

As a Revolutionary War buff, I had looked forward to a visit, as the Old Stone House was a waypoint in the Battle of Brooklyn. The house is not actually from the time period nor is it in the original location. The exhibits took me...More

1  Thank shasta2088
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

One of the few historical things to visit in Brooklyn. It gives you anyway a good idea of the years the house was build. The team was really helpful and nice.

Thank BarbaraT20162016
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2017

If you want a qucik, informative, child friendly dose of museum/ American history on your visit to Brooklyn the Old Stone House will fit the bill. Located in the heart of Brooklyn, between 2 large playgrounds, the Old Stone House Museum, is on the actual...More

Thank Copperman1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 June 2017

There is an outdoor stone oven, which was built by an old childhood friend, J. Partick Manley, and is used for special events on site. An interesting site to visit when they are open. Very knowledgeable staff.

Thank Riverviewer1956
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This Old Stone House commemorates the Battle of Brooklyn during the Revolutionary War. It was one of the largest battles of the War and ended in a rout of the Patriots. The displays inside the house tell the story of the battle and its context...More

Thank seanworc
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 October 2016

If the park police let you in there it's a nice view of an old stone building. It's in a NYC park so bring your kids and let them play.

Thank frank g
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Coming to this place takes way back to the time when the city was non existent and the rustic charm ruled the life . Perfect place to take a nostalgic peep here . There is no entry fee . The access is easy . if...More

Thank kamakshi2015
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The Old Stone House was a significant location early in the Revolutionary War. (Be sure to read about The Maryland 400!) It is a small building with exhibits that are interactive. Next to the house there is a wonderful park for kids. There are public...More

Thank Melaney68
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The sight of the Revolutionary War, the Brits were held of by the men at Fort Defiance in Red Hook, This area was the sight of the Battle of Long Island aka the Battle of Brooklyn. The march up the hill toward the sight of...More

Thank VFF63
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 76 hotels in Brooklyn
Hotel Le Bleu
1,114 reviews
.17 miles away
Gowanus Inn and Yard
34 reviews
.33 miles away
Super 8 by Wyndham Brooklyn / Park Slope Hotel
590 reviews
.36 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Brooklyn
390 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Stone Park Cafe
188 reviews
.01 miles away
L'Albero dei Gelati
44 reviews
.06 miles away
Surfish
68 reviews
.08 miles away
Il Sogno Secondo
21 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Strong Rope Brewery
13 reviews
.29 miles away
Park Slope Flea Market
13 reviews
.30 miles away
BQE Tours: The Brooklyn Queens Experience
76 reviews
.08 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Old Stone House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit