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The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum

23 Mohonk Rd, High Falls, NY 12440-5220
+1 845-687-9311
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Amazing, really.....

This canal was built just after the Erie Canal...designed by the same guy, we found out. No... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
stardust49
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Upstate New York
Very interesting

Had a great guided tour, learned so much about the canal and enjoyed the working display of how the... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2016
Gloria S
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Englewood, Colorado
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27 Jul 2016
“Amazing, really.....”
6 Jul 2016
“Very interesting”
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23 Mohonk Rd, High Falls, NY 12440-5220
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+1 845-687-9311
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

This canal was built just after the Erie Canal...designed by the same guy, we found out. No spoilers, but the history of this canal -- the financing of it, the building of it, the politics of it, and the operation of it -- is fascinating....More

Thank stardust49
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Had a great guided tour, learned so much about the canal and enjoyed the working display of how the canal worked. It was sad to see the condition of the canals on the self-guided walking tour. The tour was $5 for adults and thought it...More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Other reviewers have already described it well. We enjoyed the exhibits and canal walk on a rainy afternoon. This is next door to the art gallery and a block to a few antique shops and restaurants.

Thank WednesdaysChild0404
Reviewed 30 October 2015

The museum has great information regarding the history of the Delaware and Hudson canal dated back to the 1800s.

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 20 September 2015

was a beautiful sunny day for a tour; we toured ourselves but you can pay $10 for a guided tour if you want. we just like to wander around I found a quilt pattern and fabric in the store. forgot to write down the website...More

Thank Fraxl
Reviewed 22 July 2015

this small museum in the charming hamlet of high falls traces the history of the d&h canal through art, artifacts, and interpretive displays. i especially liked the working model of a canal lock. the d&h canal put many of the towns in the rondout valley...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 July 2014

the D&H Canal was one of the really important links in America's historical transportation system. Between the end of the Revolution and the arrival of the railroads, canals like the D&H (linking the Delaware and the Hudson Rivers,hence the initials) provided transport for everything from...More

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We had a great tour of this small but fascinating museum. It's a must for anyone who's interested in history, especially with regards to trade and the logistics of it, in this case, the building and use of canals for the transport of goods. You'll...More

1  Thank Deb B
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