Antique Boat Museum, Clayton

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The Antique Boat Museum is a museum on the St. Lawrence River, in Clayton, New York, United States, which displays the largest collection of antique and classic boats in North America. It is also the site for the annual Antique Boat Show and Auction and the biennial Antique Raceboat Regatta. The museum has seasonal hours and is open the first Friday in May to the end of October.

According to their website, the Museum Statement of Purpose is "To collect, preserve, study and interpret objects related to the fresh water nautical history of small craft ([less than 100 feet (30 m)]) of North America, with emphasis on the St. Lawrence River and the surrounding area."
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  • If you love boats, big and small, especially older boats and their history, this is nirvana. Allow at least a half day and I strongly recommend the river cruise. The 1000 Islands look so much...  more »
  • There are several buildings. You can even pay an addl. price & tour an old houseboat. I believe they also do boat rides for a price. It is right on the water, so it is beautiful just to sit & relax a....  more »

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