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Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site

Liberty Street, Newburgh, NY
+1 845-562-1195
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A pleasant surprise

I had lived in the area for decades before finally visiting Washington's Headquarters. I found the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Noreen M
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Poughkeepsie, New York
Great Visit for History Aficionados!

My friends and I took a tour of Washington's Headquarters. The tour guide was very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pasajera2015
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Connecticut
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Liberty Street, Newburgh, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lived in the area for decades before finally visiting Washington's Headquarters. I found the tour to be really interesting. I learned a few new things about Washington and [spoiler alert] the purple heart medal. This of course sent me to the relatively new...More

Thank Noreen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I took a tour of Washington's Headquarters. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. He was dressed in a uniform of a Continental Army officer. He provided details about Washington's use of this Dutch-style mansion. He explained how the property was used by...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful piece of history as Washington spent his longest time here during the Revolution. The renovation of the museum a number of years ago is spectacular and now the Tower of Victory is being restored - so wonderful! Many do not know...More

Thank Clancy159
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Washington's HQ was very interesting. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave us a Lively tour. It only takes about an hour and a half to see both the house and museum.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Tour was good learned more about history of George Washington . Seen where he lived and the furniture he used.

Thank ny2ncsc
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The museum is small. The guided tour of the headquarters is well done and you can see all of it in an hour for just $4 per adult.

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Small but well worth the visit!! George Washington lived here for 16 1/2 months from 1782-1783, the longest place he ever stayed during the war. The tour guide was very good and knowledgeable of the site. Make sure to see the artifacts and watch the...More

Thank madrmd64
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a nice short stopover on your way to/from New York City. The site consists of a museum full of Revolutionary War era artifacts and the actual building Washington used as a headquarters for a year and a half at the end of the...More

Thank CaptnGphs
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

On a recent trip north, we made a side trip to a fantastic location, that actually was the first publicly held property that became a Historic Site. Just off the NY Thruway (@ exit 17) and South of I-84, in the quiet town of Newburgh;...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The tour guide that we had for the HQ's was very knowledgeable and informative. Interacted with the group in a very friendly way.

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Tom D
28 December 2016|
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Response from Emiley14 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain. Maybe go to their website for hours of operation, or call? I don't see why they wouldn't be open, but again, I am not certain.
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Galina A
5 March 2016|
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Response from iwndoc | Reviewed this property |
Also check website or call Hours of Operation Museum Hours: Mid-April - Late October Wednesday - Saturday, 11am— 5pm Sunday, 1pm—5pm Winter Hours: November – Mid-April Fridays and Saturdays, 11AM... More
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