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Antique Boat Museum

750 Mary St, Clayton, NY 13624-1119
+1 315-686-4104
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If you like old boats, you will fall in love here. The museum is great. Nice staff. You can... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
CAPEMAY737
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Cape May, NJ
Wonderful Fall Trip With Friends

This Antique Boat Museum is a bit "out of the way" when traveling to the Main Attraction places in... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
mrichardel
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Tullos, Louisiana
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This museum houses an impressive collection of wooden sea vessels.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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750 Mary St, Clayton, NY 13624-1119
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

If you like old boats, you will fall in love here. The museum is great. Nice staff. You can also arrange to ride in one of the old boats. Everything is clean, well displayed and beautifully maintained. This is a must do if you are...More

Thank CAPEMAY737
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This Antique Boat Museum is a bit "out of the way" when traveling to the Main Attraction places in this 1000 Island region, but it is most definitely worth the short detour! Our group of 8 stayed in Alexandria Bay, which is a short 10...More

Thank mrichardel
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a terrific museum. There are lots and lots of early to mid 20th century boats, both pleasure boats and speed boats. Nothing really old but what there is is a delight. A lot of polished mahogany runabouts from the 1920s. Gorgeous to look...More

Thank GneissGirl
Reviewed 1 October 2017

If you admire wooden boats, this is the largest collection of wooden boats, of every description I have ever seen in one location. Unbelievably beautiful old wooden boats, from canoes, skiffs, speed boats, sail boats, ice boats, and of course the beautiful La Duchesse built...More

Thank GilB867
Reviewed 27 September 2017

A great collection of boats from ice boats to speed boats and cruisers. The beauty and craftsmanship of the old wooden boats is amazing. If you like boats from earlier days this is the place

Thank RK_LI_NY
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

What a great museum! Upgrade for $3.00 to tour the houseboat! Our only regret is not having the time to upgrade and do the speedboat ride. A beautiful, well executed museum! Great staff!

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This museum was much larger and more elaborate than I expected from promotional materials. It is housed in a complex of beautiful buildings. The docents were welcoming and well-informed.

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Race boats, canoes, house boats, skiffs, sailboats amd more! Beautifully laid out museum with videos, signage, boats you can walk on, ride in or rent. Interesting stories posted near the boats. Watch the restorers work in their workshop. All on the beautiful St. Lawrence River.

Thank Gddavis
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were in a sea kayaking trip to the Thousand Islands region and camped at Grass Point State Park, and decided to take a day off the water to explore Clayton. My paddling friend knew about the museum and we went early on a weekday...More

Thank heimlichfamily
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Antique boat museum is a must if you like vintage boats. We love boats and seeing the vintage motors and beautiful canoes, motor boats and sail boats along with all of the interesting history makes for a fun museum visit.

Thank Jennifer E
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phyllisbouille
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Response from Dijamac2015 | Reviewed this property |
$14 unless you are a senior. Then $12.
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larabe
13 April 2015|
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Response from Denise J | Reviewed this property |
The close right after Columbus Day week end
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