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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  • July 29, 2017
    Very large & quite impressive collection of military memorabilia, weaponry, vehicles, uniforms, artifacts. Detailed exhibits. Everything Thoroughly presented & documented. Displayed in era's (date). H...  more »
  • July 3, 2017
    We visited this museum a few days ago on a rainy day. While it is not big, we spent at least an hour there browsing through various exhibits. It has a lot of history accumulated over the years. For th...  more »
  • June 17, 2017
    A good museum of military history, concentrating in New York units in the various wars. Plenty of artifacts - weapons, uniforms, etc. I've been to many military museums, and while this one isn't the b...  more »
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  • June 16, 2017
    Very educational. They had a lot of displays, uniforms, weapons and vehicles from every war from the revolutionary to present.
  • February 21, 2017
    We love the museum me and my children have been here multiple times and will continue to keep visiting its a really great place
  • October 31, 2016
    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
  • January 27, 2017
    I never thought I would learn so much from a place that didn't have wifi. Great knowledgeable staff.
  • September 9, 2016
    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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