Glens Falls Museums

Here's some fine Glens Falls Museums to visit during one of your vacations in the Adirondacks.

The Hyde Collection-Art Museum Complex and Historic House, - Tour the home of Louis and Charlotte Hyde, a prominent turn-of-the-century Adirondack industrial family, and enjoy their important collection of European and American art.

An extraordinary variety of works by masters such as Raphael, Da Vinci, Rubens, Rembrandt, Renoir, Van Gogh, Picasso, Whistler, Eakins, and Homer grace the walls of Hyde House, a stately Florentine styled villa. This Adirondack museum has four additional gallery spaces on three floors present a changing schedule of world-class exhibitions.

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10AM - 5 PM; Sun. 12 Noon- 5PM. The Glens Falls Museum Store offers a wide range of unique gift items. 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York, 12801. Phone (518) 792-1761, Fax (518) 792-9197

Chapman Historical Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, New York 12801. 518-793-2826

World Awareness Children's Museum To learn more about the current exhibition at this Glens Falls Museum or to schedule a tour, please contact the World Awareness Children's Museum at 518-793-2773. Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., call for summer hours, admission is $2 per person over the age of two. 229 Glen St., 3A, Glens Falls, NY 12801

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Ulysses S. Grant Cottage State Historic Site President Grant completed his memoirs here. He stayed here from June 16, 1885 to July 23, 1885 when he died of Throat Cancer. The cottage remains essentially the same as during the Grant family's stay.

Mount McGregor, Wilton. (15 miles southwest of Glens Falls) Here's a link to the Grant Cottage website: Ulysses S. Grant Cottage

Corinth Museum The museum has exhibits about life in a small mill town in the Adirondacks, including a military room, a school exhibit, a clothing exhibit, and genealogy information. 609 Palmer Ave. Corinth, N.Y. 12822. (About 15 miles from Glens Falls) 518 -654-2862. Open Saturdays from 1 to 3 p.m.

Old Fort House Museum Fort Edward Historical Association, 29 Broadway Street, Fort Edward, NY, 12828. (518) 747-9600. (about 10 miles from Glens Falls)

Lodging in Lake George nearby


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