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  North Tonawanda

  Herschel Carrousel Factory Museum

  180 Thompson Street

  North Tonawanda  NY  14120    

  Phone   716 693-1885

  Web Site  http://www.carrouselmuseum.org/

  E-mail   mailto:info@carrouselmuseum.org

  Description  factory documents history of carousel companies, working carvers,

                    vintage amusement devices

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type  Carousel

  Collection  Sculpture

  Era   1916

  New or Updated:   2/25/2006

  NY
 
Oneonta
 
National Soccer Hall of Fame
 
Wright National Soccer Campus
 
18 Stadium Circle
 
Oneonta   NY   13820    
 
Phone   607 432-3351
 
Web Site  http://www.soccerhall.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@soccerhall.org
 
Description  history of soccer in the US and the world
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Sports
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
Industry /Profession Soccer
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:    3/25/2004

  NY

  Orchard Park

  Pedaling History Museum

  3943 North Buffalo Road

  Orchard Park  NY  14127    

  Phone   716 662-3853

  Web Site  www.pedalinghistory.com/

  E-mail  BicycleMus@AOL.com

  Description  bicycle history from 1812 on

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Technology

  Collection  Bicycle

  New or Updated:  3/16/2006

New York
Oyster Bay
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
20 Sagamore Hill Road
Oyster Bay NY  11771
Phone 
516 922-4447
Web Site  www.nps.gov/sahi/
Description  Theodore Roosevelt's mansion and home before, during, and after his presidency
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility Politics

New York
Rhinebeck
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Stone Church Road
Rhinebeck NY  12572
Phone 
845 752-3200
Web Site  http://www.oldrhinebeck.org/
E-mail  info@oldrhinebeck.org
Description  old flying machines, many still fly on the weekends, rides available in open cockpit plane
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Era  1900-1937

 

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  New York
Rochester
Baker-Cederburg Museum & Archives
1425 Portland Ave
Rochester  NY  14621    
 
Phone  585 922-3521
 
Web Site  http://www.viahealth.org/archives/archivesindex.html
 
E-mail  mailto:phil.maples@viahealth.org
 
Description  hospital with a sense of it's past has records and memorabilia back to                       1847, dioramas, other medical collections
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type  Hospital
 
Industry /Profession  Medical
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003

New York
Rochester
George Eastman House Intl Museum of Film and Photo
900 East Avenue
Rochester NY  14607
Phone 
716 271-3361
Web Site  www.eastman.org/
Description  founder of camera and film company mansion now holds enormous collection of photos, films
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Film
Collection N-Z  Photography
Research /Reading  Library

Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum
1 Manhattan Square
Rochester NY  14607
Phone 
716 263-2700
Web Site  www.strongmuseum.org
Description  eclectic collection but anchored by thousands of dolls
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Dolls

 

    NY
 
Rush
 
New York Museum of Transportation
 
6393 East River Road
 
Rush  NY  14543    
 
Phone   585 533-1113
 
Web Site  http://www.nymtmuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@nymtmuseum.org
 
Description  varied modes of land transportation, offers 2 mile rail tour
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Collection A-F Bicycles
 
Collection N-Z  Trolleys
 
New or Updated:    4/1/2004

New York
Saranac Lake
Charles Dickert Memorial Wildlife Museum
100 Main Street
Saranac Lake NY
Phone
860 485-1530
Web Site
www.geocities.com/dickert_museum
E-mail mailto:dickert_museum@yahoo.com
Description 100+ year old taxidermy collection of Adirondack animals, on first floor of public library
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Collection N-Z Taxidermy
Last changed: 03/19/2003

 

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New York
Saratoga Springs
National Museum of Dance
99 South Broadway Street
Saratoga Springs NY 12866
Phone 
518 584-2225
Web Site  www.dancemuseum.org
Description  exclusively American Professional Dance - exhibits, classes, visiting dancers
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Collection A-F  Dance

New York
Saratoga Springs
National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame

191 Union Avenue
Saratoga Springs NY   12866
Phone 
518 584-0400
Web Site  www.racingmuseum.org
Description  history of Thoroughbred racing in America
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Collection G-M  Horses
 

  NY

  Saratoga Springs

  New York State Military Museum

  61 Lake Avenue

  Saratoga Springs  NY   12866    

  Phone   518 581-5100

  Web Site  http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/about.htm

  E-mail  mailto:int-historians@ng.army.mil

  Description  collection begun in 1863 includes extensive Civil War holdings, flags, records &

                    equipment from New York units, housed in former armory

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Civic

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Oral History

  Collection A-F Flags

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research /Reading  Archives

  Era  1889

  New or Updated:  1/16/2006

 
 

  NY

  Syracuse

  Museum of Automobile History

  321 North Clinton Street

  Syracuse         NY           13202    

  Phone   315 478-2277

  Web Site  http://www.themuseumofautomobilehistory.com/

  Description  MOVED TO NORTH CAROLINA everything about cars and their effect on American life  except autos themselves

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:           12/13/2005

New York
Tarrytown
Kykuit: The Rockefeller Estate
150 White Plains Road
Tarrytown NY  10591
Phone 
914 631-9491
Web Site  www.hudsonvalley.org/web/kyku-main.html
Description  four generations of Rockefellers lived in this house, filled with antiques & art, carriage & automobile collection, gardens
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics

  NY

  Watervliet

  Watervliet Arsenal Museum

  Address

  Watervliet  NY  12189    

  Phone  518 266-5805

  Web Site  http://www.wva.army.mil/MUSEUM.HTM

  Description  artillery from 400 years ago to the present at still-active arsenal in cast

                    iron building erected in 1859

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F  Arms

  Research   Archives

  Era  1859

  New or Updated:  7/6/2007

  NY
  Weedsport
  DIRT Hall of Fame & Classic Car Museum
 
1 Speedway Drive
  PO Box 240
  Weedsport  NY  12166   
 
Phone  315 834-6606
  Web Site  http://www.dirtmotorsports.com/Museum/Dirt%20Museum.html
  Description  modified dirt track racing and drivers
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Automotive
  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
  New or Updated:  07/26/2003

  NY

  West Point

  West Point Museum

  US Military Academy

  West Point   NY   10996    

  Phone  914 938-2203

  Web Site www.usma.edu/Museum

  Description  all aspects of military history, West Point, American Armed Forces

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F  Arms

  New or Updated:  7/12/2007

  NY
 
Wilton
 
U S Grant Cottage State Historic Site
 
Mount McGregor
 
PO Box 990
 
Wilton  NY 12866    
 
Phone   518 587-8277
 
Web Site  http://nysparks.state.ny.us/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/nysparks/historic.cgi?p+8
 
Description  Grant completed his memoirs and died in this cottage
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
New or Updated:   4/19/2004

 
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