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Safe Haven Museum

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Official website: http://www.oswegohaven.org
Phone: (315) 342-3003

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Very nice scenery, full of natural feeling

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  • HistoryLuv
    HistoryLuv
    Upstate NY
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    From Terror To Triumph

    This small but comprehensive and well set up museum tells the story of 982 refugees from the Holocaust, "personal guests" of then-President Franklin Roosevelt, who were brought to Ft. Ontario in the s...

    Reviewed on /Date(1569062975000+0800)/
  • Norman F
    Norman F
    Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
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    A glimpse into a little known history of the Holocaust and World War II

    Although the space is not large, it is arranged with very meaningful displays that bring to life the experiences of the 982 refugees who were interned here at Fort Ontario from 1944-1946, The museum i...

    Reviewed on /Date(1566984079000+0800)/
  • puffy492003
    puffy492003
    Bradenton
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    Stories of Kindness

    This museum highlights the plight of 982 refugees taken from Europe and given a safe place to live in Oswego, New York. It tells stories of suffering, stories of hope, stories of kindness and of succe...

    Reviewed on /Date(1563785384000+0800)/
  • CPASteveTallahassee
    CPASteveTallahassee
    Tallahassee
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    Great piece of history

    This was a fascinating piece of WWII history I was not aware of. The museum is small but very well done and worth reading all the stories documented. Ask the attendant to view the short film with inte...

    Reviewed on /Date(1561944913000+0800)/
  • Brian G
    Brian G
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    Worth every minute

    A small museum right next to the fort. Worth every minute to share a story many (myself included) don’t know, but which is timely. Went with my sister and 80 year old parents. All of us were amazed. W...

    Reviewed on /Date(1560587265000+0800)/

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