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Rome Historical Society & Museum

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Address: 200 Church St, Rome, NY 13440-5827
Phone Number: +1 315-336-5870
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Walking distance from Fort Stanwyx

The museum walks you through the years that Rome has existed - Native American settlements, Indian Wars, Revolutionary War, Erie Canal, modern manufacturing, and Griffiss U.S. Air... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 July 2016
Dawn M
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Vienna, Virginia
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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The museum walks you through the years that Rome has existed - Native American settlements, Indian Wars, Revolutionary War, Erie Canal, modern manufacturing, and Griffiss U.S. Air Force base. It is an interesting museum with some unique artifacts. It's not slick or new but it is worth a visit. It is free and it's just down the sidewalk from Fort... More 

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Rome, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This place was great. They have helpful volunteers and new staff with vision. I enjoyed talking to them about all of their plans for the future. I look forward to what they will do!

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Utica, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Perfectly located adjacent to Ft Stanwix. Interesting artifacts illuminate area history from before the American Revolution to the 20th century.

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Laurel, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

A fascinating look at Rome and Oneida County history; easily accessible at the Old Post Office downtown

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Houston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

There are some very interesting American artifacts and history in this little museum. The staff was very informative and helpful

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Alfred Station, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

If you are visiting Fort Stanwix National Monument, going over to the Rome Historical Society and Museum, just makes sense. They have a lot of display items and it goes hand in hand with Fort Stanwix Fort Schyler park. It's not that far out of the way. Lots of things to see. We learned about how Rome has a modern... More 

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Oneida, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

Worth seeing because it shows you a window to Central NY, plus right across the street is the site of the Unknown Soldier for the Revolutionary War. You can walk from Fort Stanwix right to this place

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Rome, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

This is a must visit! There is so much on display and in the archives and the gift store has much to offer. Be sure and stop in....always a learning experience.

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

This museum is in the building that houses the Fort Stanwix offices. WE went in and the curator gave us a tour through the museum that recounts the area's history from revolutionary to modern times. There are some really unique exhibits in here including a British drum that may have been used at the battle of Oriskany to an air... More 

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California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

The older folks and I were on a several day road trip down 'memory lane' coming to Rome where we had lived '69-'71 with the military. We were so confused about the change in the area. Pretty much nothing was the same as we remembered. The base, our home, the streets, nothing. Actually it was very sad to see. I... More 

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