Remembering the History of Glens Falls, Queensbury and the Southern Adirondacks

The museum, located in downtown Glens Falls on the southeastern edge of the Adirondack Mountains, features the restored Victorian home of the DeLong family, the 19th century Adirondack photographs of Seneca Ray Stoddard, exhibits about the history of the Glens Falls area, a research archive and gift shop. 


Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m.

The museum is open year-round, except for major holidays.

2015 Holiday Schedule:  Closed Dec. 24, 25, 26 & 27 and New Year's Day.  Holiday Display runs through January 3rd.


Adults: $5

Seniors (65+) & Students (with ID): $4

Children under 12: Free. 

Museum members receive free admission.

*This amount is suggested. Admission fees help support the museum's operations.  However, visitors are welcome regardless of their ability to pay.

Group Options

Group leaders can schedule programs both at the museum and offsite. Please call the Education Dept. at (518) 793-2826 to discuss options and pricing.

Our Mission

The Chapman Historical Museum presents the history of the Glens Falls - Queensbury community and its connection to the Adirondack region. By encouraging discovery, understanding, and appreciation of the region’s heritage, the museum provides perspective for the present and the future.

To accomplish this purpose the Chapman Historical Museum:

  • Presents exhibitions and programs that encourage greater understanding of the area’s history.
  • Collects and preserves artifacts and archival materials that document the unique history of the area.
  • Maintains a research center that provides public access to the museum’s collections and archives.
  • Disseminates historical information about the area through publications and electronic media.

Museum Staff

Executive Director: Timothy Weidner
Curator: Jillian Mulder
Educator: Kim Harvish

Development of this web site has been funded by a grant from the Waldo T. Ross & Ruth S. Ross Charitable Trust Foundation

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