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Voelker Orth Museum, Queens

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The Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary and Victorian Garden is a museum located in Murray Hill, Queens, New York City. In addition to preserving a German immigrant family's 1890s home and garden, the Voelker Orth Museum engages audiences through the arts, education, nature, horticulture and local history by offering house tours, temporary exhibitions, concerts, lectures and workshops, cultural festivals, and family and school programs. Its mission is to "preserve and interpret the cultural and horticultural heritage of Flushing, Queens and adjacent communities to engage their ever-changing populations, through the experience of an immigrant family’s 1890s home." The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2020.
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  • New York City is full of little known and seldom visited gems. The Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary, and Garden, tucked away in a corner of Flushing, is one such. Built in 1891, the property was.....  more »
  • I visited this little house museum as part of a Queens House Museum Tour organized during the first week of December by Flushing Town Hall. It was a delightfully quirky little house that really felt....  more »
  • not open on Monday. I just saw very beautiful park outside
  • A nice little hidden gem in Flushing

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