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Schenectady County Historical Society & Museum

Schenectady County Historical Society & Museum Review

A stenciled floor and a huge 1930s dollhouse are among the highlights of this museum, which fills the 1896 Georgian-style Dora Jackson House with its 18th-century furniture, paintings, costumes, toys, and household and military items. The Grems-Doolittle Library has Revolutionary War records, newspapers from the 1800s, and the papers of Charles Steinmetz, an inventor who developed alternate-current motors.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 32 Washington Ave., Schenectady, NY 12305 | Map It
  • Phone: 518/374–0263
  • Cost: Museum $3, library $5
  • Hours: Weekdays 9–5, Sat. 10–2
  • Website:
  • Location: Schenectady

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