New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center, Saratoga Springs

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The Military Museum's core exhibits include: "Battleground For Freedom: New York During the Revolutionary War; "A Call Not Unheeded: New York's Militia and National Guard, 1792-1916"; Fiery Trial and Sacrifice: New York and the First World War; World War II: United for Victory.", and "Empire for Union", New York State in the Civil War. The Military Museum maintains the largest state collection of military battle flags and the largest collection of Civil War flags in the country. The museum also manages the New York State Veterans Oral History Program.
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4.8
  • If you're interested in the history if Saratoga this museum is a must. The displays are plentiful and well done. Military buffs will find this of great interest.  more »
  • Museum was a wealth of information. There are enough sections to spend an entire day there. Anyone who is a history or war buff will love this place.  more »
  • Nice place to visit if you are in the area. We did not know it was there until we walked by and stopped in. Has a lot of interesting items. Worth stopping in and learning some history.  more »
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  • Very educational. They had a lot of displays, uniforms, weapons and vehicles from every war from the revolutionary to present.
  • We love the museum me and my children have been here multiple times and will continue to keep visiting its a really great place
  • Went there while they were setting up for a dinner. For warned at the door some things were put away. Very informative place with some spectacular artifacts. Would love to go again
  • I never thought I would learn so much from a place that didn't have wifi. Great knowledgeable staff.
  • It's an illuminating glimpse at NY state's role in America's various conflicts. Free to all. Very helpful and engaging staff.

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Inns and spas here sport grand decor from the 19th century. Some are attached to the convention center and serve traveling businesspeople, while others are oriented toward pleasure visits. Consider a stay in an historical early 20th-century mansion or cozy inn in the downtown area.
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