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Alexandria Bay:

A. Graham Thomson Museum
James Street, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Early Victorian period exhibits, research library. Open June through September, Tu-Su 10AM-4PM. Admission fee.

Cornwall Brothers Store
Market Street, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
A recreated general store, circa 1800, on the Old Waterfront. Center for Heritage Education. Open mid-May through Sep, M-F 10AM-8PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.



Brown Mansion
Brown Boulevard, Brownville, NY
Stone house belonging to General Jacob Brown, general in the War of 1812. Open year round, Tu-F 6-9PM, W 2-5PM, Sa 1-5PM. Free admission.



Silas Wright Museum
3 East Main Street, Canton, NY 13617
Restored home of 19th century New York State governor. Open year round, Tu-Fr 10AM-5PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.


Central Square:

Abbott's Lake Country Studio
624 So. Main St., Central Square, NY 13036
(315)668-9459 (315)668-9459(fax)
A working studio and gallery featuring work by artisans of the Central New York, Tug Hill and Adirondack regions. Paintings, Prints, Photography, Pottery, Jewelry, Sculpture and more. Custom Picture Framing. Art Classes. Est. 1985 Open Year Round, M-F 10-6, Sat. 10-3

Visions of Nostalgia
1465 Co. Rts. 12 & 33, Central Square, NY 13036
(315)676-7400 (315)676-7400(fax)
Decorative Fine Arts Studio/Gallery who caters to the collector, executive and the selective gift buyers who are looking to invest in heirloom quality works of art. We specialize in Norweign Rosemaling and various folkart and also feature internationally known woodcarver JR Townsend who specializes in songbirds. We are known for our variety of unique one of a kind art. We accept special orders for commissioned artwork. Visions of Nostalgia also carries supplies for the decorative painter including custom woodworking, Delta, FolkArt and DecoArt Americana paints, books, Royal, Rober Simmons, Lowell Cornell plus speciality brushes etc. Private painting and carving classes are offered, with limited openings. Please visit our cyber gallery and sign our guestbook. We have many pieces of artwork available - if you dont see it in the cyber gallery contact us for a current list. Open year round, Open Thurs. & Fri 10 - 8 Sat. 10-6 (longer hours for Christmas holiday) or by special appt.



Antique Boat Museum
750 Mary Street, Clayton, NY 13624
Exhibit features over 100 vintage craft. Open mid-May through mid-October, daily 9AM-4PM. Handicap accessible. Admission fee.

Corbin's River Heritage
Clayton, NY 13624

Historic photography of the 1000 Islands. Collection of over 5000 black and white photographs of life in the 1000 islands, spanning the late 1800's and early 1900's. Additionally we sell books about the 1000 Islands region of Upstate New York. Open Memorial Day through Christmas, daily, 10am - 5pm.

Thousand Islands Craft School Textile Museum
314 John Street, Clayton, NY 13624
Exhibits of hand-woven textiles from North America. Demonstrations, library of textiles. Classes offered in various crafts (jewelry making, weaving, pottery, etc.) Gift shop. Open M-Sa 9AM-4PM. Handicap accessible. Donation requested.



John Wells Pratt House
177 South First Street, Fulton, NY 13069
Building is circa 1863 in Italianate style. Houses exhibits of the Historical Society of Fulton. Collections include clothing textiles, local busines items, photographs. Open year round, MW 9AM-12:30PM, Tu 12:30-3:30PM, Sa 9AM-Noon. Free admission.



Akwasasne Museum
Route 37, Hogansburg, NY 13655
Located on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation, the Mohawk Historical Museum features exhibits on lacrosse, basketry, wampum, tools and clothing of the Mohawk people. Open year round, M-F 8AM-5PM, Sa 11AM-3PM. Handicap accessible. Admission fee.



Massena History Center and Museum
200 East Orvis Street, Massena, NY 13662
A museum of local history from 1802 to modern times. Open year round, M-F 10AM-4PM. Free admission.

St. Lawrence - FDR Power Project Visitors' Center
Barnhart Island, Massena, NY 13662
Displays includ hands-on exhibits, murals, models and multimedia shows concerning power development. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, daily 9:30AM-4:30PM; Labor Day through Columbus Day daily 9AM-4:30PM, rest of year M-F 9AM-4:30PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.



Frederic Remington Art Museum
303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669
Exhibit features large selection of paintings, sketches and bronzes of Frederic Remington. Open year round, Tu-Sa 10AM-5PM (extended summer hours: Tu-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1PM-5PM). Admission fee.



Energy Center
Lake Road (6 miles to the Northeast), Oswego, NY 13093
Maintained by the New York State Power Authority and Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation. Visitors' center for nuclear power plants currently in operation. Displays about electrica generation, hands-on exhibits. Open year round, May-Oct daily 10AM-5PM, Nov-Apr M-F 10AM-5PM.

H. Lee White Marine Museum
West First Street, Box 387, Oswego, NY 13126
Features 12 rooms of artifacts related to the 300 year history of Oswego as a port. Includes artifacts, models, paintings and documents. Open Jul 1 through Labor Day, daily 10AM-5PM; Memorial Day through July 1, weekends only. Handicap accessible. Donation requested.

Richardson-Bates House Museum
135 East Third Street, Oswego, NY 13126
Italian Villa style restored house, circa 1890, featuring period furnishings and items of local history. Building listed in National Register of Historic Places. Open year round, Tu-Fr 10AM-5PM, SaSu 1PM-5PM. Admission fee.



Potsdam Public Museum
Park Street, Potsdam, NY 13676
Features Burnap collection of English pottery, milk bottles (invented in Potsdam) decorative arts, items of local historical interest. Open year round, Tu-Sa 2-5PM. Free admission.

Roland Gibson Gallery
On the SUNY Potsdam Campus
Potsdam, NY 13676
That Art Museum of SUNY Potsdam, the Roland Gibson Gallery hosts a number of shows throughout the year featuring a wide variety fo styles, from comtemporary to traditional and historical artists. Also featured on a regular basis are works by SUNY Potsdam faculty, alumni and students. The gallery also has occasional guest lectures and presentations. Open during normal business hours.


Sackets Harbor:

Sackets Harbor Battlefield
505 West Washington Street, Sackets Harbor, NY 13685
State Historic Site. Battlefields (4) from the War of 1812. Shipbuilding area. Navy yard (circa 1850), military exhibits. Open mid-May through late October.

The Gallery Fine Art
208 W Main Street
PO Box 324, Sackets Harbor, NY 13685
Retail fine art gallery representing original and giclee works of art by Lawrence C. Barone. Open year round, Daily 10AM-7PM


Stone Mills:

Agricultural Museum
Route 180, Stone Mills, NY 13656

A complete complex, circa 1800's, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Features a wide variety of buildings and exhibits of 19th century artifacts.



Jefferson County Historical Society Museum
228 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601
Period furnishings housed in Tuscan villa (circa 1876) building. Exhibits include Indian artifacts and Tyler coverlets. Open year round, Tu-F 10AM-5PM. Sa Noon-5PM. Free admission.

Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library
229 Washington Ave., Watertown, NY 13601
Contains murals of local history, displays of miniature furniture. Housed in Neo-classic marble building with French furniture. Open mid-Jun through Labor Day daily, rest of year M-Sa. Free admission.

Sci-Tech Museum
154 Stone Street, Watertown, NY 13601
A hands-on science and technology museum with a variety of exhibits. Open year round, Tu-Sa 10AM-4PM. Handicap accessible. Admission fee.


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