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Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804
+1 516-572-8400
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Great place to spend the day

If you go on a weekend when activities are going on, you could easily spend 3-5 hours here. Aside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
StonewallBrigade
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New Jersey
W.W. 2 visits the Civilwar era

very muddy field but the event for the weekend was well received. The living historians were well... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
cvlwargnl
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Long Island, New York
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“general store” (11 reviews)
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Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go on a weekend when activities are going on, you could easily spend 3-5 hours here. Aside from visiting all the historic buildings, you can watch and talk to reenactors, watch a battle reenactment, watch an old time baseball game, or take photos...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

very muddy field but the event for the weekend was well received. The living historians were well prepared on the what they were showing to the hundreds of people ( use of tanks, guns, vehicles, other weapons of the period ). Not exactly an event...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Colonial Williamsburg on a small scale. Perfect for a day trip. It gets Hot in the summer! Each house Takes you back in time As volunteers in period dress explain life In the 18th Century

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I can remember first going to Old Bethpage over 40 years ago through a grade school field trip, then several times over the next 4 decades as a day date with my then girlfriend, afterwards with my new wife and then several times with my...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

while it held the interest of those attending, faithful followers found too much to question. Is the point of the fair to allow guests to enjoy how things were, or what they have become ? Did the circa Civil War era fairs really have petting...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

in Nassau County. Restored county houses and other structures, like church and school, from the past century together with re-enactors gave visitors a feel how is it to live in the past without electricity and present day convenience. This attraction totally reminds me of Colonial...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

I went to Old Bethpage Village Restoration on Decoration Day. “A remembrance for those Who Have Fallen for Our Nation.” With a Parade and a Brass Band, it was the perfect place to be on Memorial Day Weekend. Suggestions for visiting OBVR: - Check the...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We went for one of the special days. There was a blacksmith, cooking demonstration, a band playing in the gazebo and contra dancing. The kids had fun trying out things. The farm and the animals were an other big hit for them. The open houses...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

You must visit at least twice, once Spring through Fall, do your homework and look for the special events dates. Then visit again at night during Candlelight week in December. The Museum of American Armor is next door, also a great place to visit. Nothing...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Candlelight evening outing was a wonderful event to visit. While the place itself is lost to those who do not enjoy history as it was, the Village historians always keep it professional and manage to create repeat visitors. Only draw back to the Candlelight...More

1  Thank cvlwargnl
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kimberly m
24 August 2017|
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Response from Fran727 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are picnic tables at OBVR. We left our food (in a cooler) in our car, and then ate lunch a few hours after arriving.
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as128
21 March 2016|
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Response from nothumdrum | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are open rain or shine, hot or chilly. Have fun.
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