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Antique Boat Museum

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Address: 750 Mary St, Clayton, NY 13624-1119
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+1 315-686-4104
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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This museum houses an impressive collection of wooden sea vessels.

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We have an old wooden boat and so enjoyed this museum alot! The people were super friendly, great gift shop and lots of information and educational films and displays. Whoever... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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syracuse, NY
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syracuse, NY
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have an old wooden boat and so enjoyed this museum alot! The people were super friendly, great gift shop and lots of information and educational films and displays. Whoever designed this did a fantastic job and this place is clean as a whistle. Make sure to go to the outbuildings.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great museum with lots of classic wooden boats. Fascinating for just about everyone. About 10 miles from 1-81.

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Thank Philip M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The boat museum is a fun place to spend a couple of hours, I wouldn't expect to keep kids occupied for very long. They do over sailing lessons and several other activities that are very fun. The staff is incredible and friendly.

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Thank Zackery T
Wellesley Island, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My favorite attraction is the tour of the house boat that once belonged to the Boldt family. Lots to see and learn.

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Thank bswhewell
Marietta, New York
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see for anyone visiting the thousand Islands. A true look at the history of boating with awesome displays of wooden boats powerboats and speedboats. Most likely the best collection in the world.

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Thank jimmyb600
Corning, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit. A lot of history here! Worth every penny. Took the speed boat ride here and it was awesome! They also have a houseboat with an interesting history! The houseboat is included with admission but a guided tour.

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Medina, New York
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We where camping in the area and decided to swing in and have a look. The boat history there is amazing. Definitely worth a look.

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The reception people sent us first across the street to the power boat building, perhaps because of the tour bus that was unloading? Those were beautiful but so much the pastimes of the very rich. I liked the sections about canoes, rowboats, kayaks best. There were many to view and lots of information, well presented.

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Thank BinColorado
Owego, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We were disappointed that it had closed for the season but would open by appointment. As we shivered outside their doors, we gave them a call. Margaret graciously let us in to the main building, turned on the lights, movies etc and left us to look around for as long as we wanted. 2 hours later we left happy campers!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It is the finest Boat Museum I have ever visited. Wonderful old boats. Location excellent. You need to go in August when they have their annual boat show with people from all over the country showing their boats. Kp

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