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Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site

Liberty Street, Newburgh, NY
+1 845-562-1195
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Tour was good learned more about history of George Washington . Seen where he lived and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
New York City, New York
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Great view of the Hudson River

The museum is small. The guided tour of the headquarters is well done and you can see all of it in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Liberty Street, Newburgh, NY
+1 845-562-1195
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tour was good learned more about history of George Washington . Seen where he lived and the furniture he used.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The museum is small. The guided tour of the headquarters is well done and you can see all of it in an hour for just $4 per adult.

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Small but well worth the visit!! George Washington lived here for 16 1/2 months from 1782-1783, the longest place he ever stayed during the war. The tour guide was very good and knowledgeable of the site. Make sure to see the artifacts and watch the...More

Thank madrmd64
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a nice short stopover on your way to/from New York City. The site consists of a museum full of Revolutionary War era artifacts and the actual building Washington used as a headquarters for a year and a half at the end of the...More

Thank CaptnGphs
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

On a recent trip north, we made a side trip to a fantastic location, that actually was the first publicly held property that became a Historic Site. Just off the NY Thruway (@ exit 17) and South of I-84, in the quiet town of Newburgh;...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The tour guide that we had for the HQ's was very knowledgeable and informative. Interacted with the group in a very friendly way.

Thank TheCards
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I did my research in advance and drove 350 miles on 6/16/16 to arrive in plenty of time for the last tour of the day. I found the house locked up tight. The cashier told me that the docent had to go home, and nobody...More

1  Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Includes original house used by GW & 19th c museum with interesting exhibits & artifacts - including a cheveaux de fries pulled out from river bed. An outstanding curator/tour guide, very knowledgeable & happy to chat, answer questions, explain. Site is in excellent condition, well...More

Thank John L W
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The 30 minute tour was very interesting - factual and informative with without any fluff. Only $4 fee / $3 for seniors well worth it. Additional building have may artifacts from the era - from guns to coins - to dress to journals etc. etc....More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Wear good walking shoes. Wonderful museum and gorgeous, well maintained grounds. Lots of artifacts and history of General George Washington and the Revolutionary War. Statues, buildings, cannons, etc. Excellent day trip.

1  Thank Rita S
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Tom D
Is it open to public today?
29 December 2016|
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Response from Emiley14 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain. Maybe go to their website for hours of operation, or call? I don't see why they wouldn't be open, but again, I am not certain.
Galina A
what are operating hours at the museum?
5 March 2016|
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Response from iwndoc | Reviewed this property |
Also check website or call Hours of Operation Museum Hours: Mid-April - Late October Wednesday - Saturday, 11am— 5pm Sunday, 1pm—5pm Winter Hours: November – Mid-April Fridays and Saturdays, 11AM... More