Time and the Valleys Museum Opening May 26th


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time and the valleys museum barnThe Time and the Valleys Museum in Grahamsville, Sullivan County, opens for the season Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 and 27, from noon to 4 pm.

Opening Memorial Day Weekend, activities include a new display of toys and games from the early 20th century, and discounts in the Museums shop.

Located on three floors, current exhibitions are:

Water and the Valleys, an exhibit on the history of the Rondout and Neversink watershed area from early geological times to the 20 th century. This exhibition includes interactives such as a Native American artifact guessing game, grinding corn with a mortar and pestle, videos and
more.

Tunnels, Toil and Trouble: New York City’s Quest for Water and the Rondout-Neversink Story, an interactive exhibit on NYC water supply system and the towns that were removed to build the system, which includes computer interactives, games, puzzles, videos and building a dam and tunnel.

Picture Yourself(ie) in the 1930s, a completely hands on and immersive exhibition on life in the 1930s.

The Museum is open from Thursday through Sunday, Noon to 4 pm through Labor Day, and weekends in September. The Museum is located at 332 Main Street in Grahamsville (St. Rt. 55), Sullivan County. Adults admission is a suggested donation of $5, Children under 16 $2, and children under six are free. Town of Neversink and Town of Denning residents receive free admission every Thursday.

The Time and the Valleys Museum is a Blue Star Museum, a collaboration between the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and over 1,500 museums across America to provide free admission to active duty military members (with ID) and up to five family members. This free admission for members of the military and their families runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

The Museum is located at 332 Main St, Grahamsville. For more information call (845) 985-7700, e-mail info@timeandthevalleysmuseum.org or visit their website.

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