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Waterfront Museum

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An interesting old barge and caretaker

An old barge used in our old industrial trade on the canals of America. One of the last of its... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Asheville, North Carolina
Quick stop on a walking tour of Red Hook

I believe they are only open on Saturday afternoon when we happened to be there. Personally, not so... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Staten Island, New York
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25 Jul 2018
“An interesting old barge and caretaker”
6 Nov 2016
“Quick stop on a walking tour of Red Hook”
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

An old barge used in our old industrial trade on the canals of America. One of the last of its type remaining.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

I believe they are only open on Saturday afternoon when we happened to be there. Personally, not so much into the history, but it was definitely worth a stop in to look around.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank FLBfive
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Great place to visit in Red Hook... A boat restored filled with old items. i was lucky that there was a great jazz concert when I went there. To go there, take the Ikea ferry (free) from Pier 11 in the South East of Manhattan...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank andreleroychina
Reviewed 12 June 2008

The tour given by David Sharp at the Waterfront Museum was highly informative and very inspirational. David bought a barge(for one dollar) that was mired in mud over 23 years ago and has restored it to its former glory . He has ,with dedicated ardor,...More

1  Thank NycCarola
Reviewed 16 October 2006

My students loved the waterfront Museum. David Sharp is a born showman. Not only did my students learn about the history of the waterfront, they learned about living on a boat, about a dream, about taking risks etc. In additon they got a juggling show....More

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