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

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
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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  • This is a very well kept secrete in Saratoga Springs. We spent about 1 1/2 hours touring all the wars in the Military Museum. I especially liked the remembrance area for the Vietnam War. Very well don...  read more »
  • This museum covers every war since the revolution.....nice displays of artifacts and very friendly and helpful staff. Notice the museum building itself for the architecture as well. 
  • We really thought this museum would highlight the New York National Guard. We were really disappointed. There were displays of uniforms from various periods in history, armaments, the usual military h...  read more »
  • Wandered in one weekend day and was very pleasantly surprised at the size and scope of their collection. Really awesome stories and artifacts for history buffs.
  • My kids and I go to the museum every year on our way to an annual get away weekend. We've been there about 5-6 years now and LOVE it! The veterans who help run it are wonderful, helpful and so knowledgeable about every single exhibit. My kids are teenagers now and STILL look forward to the annual visit.
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