Students and Senior Citizens: $6.50
Children ages 11 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.
The Arkell Museum is a Blue Star Museum offering free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Closed January and February
Open March - December
Tuesday through Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday: noon - 5:00 PM
The Museum is closed on:
New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
We are located only 3 blocks from Exit 29 on the New York State Thruway (I-90).
The Museum is wheelchair-accessible, and there is ample parking available both in our paved parking lot and along Erie Boulevard and Church Street.
From Albany and the East:
Take the New York State Thruway (I-90) going west to exit 29. Turn right onto Main Street, right at the first light onto Church Street, and left onto Erie Boulevard. The Arkell Museum parking lot is the first right.
From Buffalo and the West:
Take the New York State Thruway (I-90) going east to exit 29 and follow directions above to the parking lot.
From New York City and the South:
Take New York State Thruway (I-87) North to New York State Thruway (I-90) West to exit 29 and follow directions above to the parking lot.
From Montreal and the North:
Take the New York State Thruway (I-87) South to New York State Thru- way (I-90) West to exit 29 and follow directions above to the parking lot.
Take Route 80 North to Fort Plain, turn right onto 5S East and follow into Canajoharie. Turn left at the fork in the road onto Erie Boulevard in front of the gas station, and almost immediately turn left into the museum parking lot at 2 Erie Boulevard before you reach the next intersection.