Civic Center, 2 Park Street
Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 265-6910

Welcome to Potsdam Public Museum, Potsdam, N.Y.


Wednesday, Jan. 23rd, 2019

1800s letters used by SUNY Potsdam
students in Professor Tom Baker's class.
click here to link to link to
John Raymond's
Civil War project!

 Untitled Document

January 2019 Hours
Open Wed to Fridays 10-4

 CHINA - Land of Silk and Dragons

Above: Shannon Mattice, SUNY Potsdam student intern researched the museum's opium pipes and the history of the Opium Wars in China. Image courtesy of SUNY Potsdam.

Many of the artifacts on display are from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Most of the Chinese artifacts were donated to the museum from Dr. Hans Egon Scheyer. On exhibit are Qing official's robes, hats, and jewelry. The collection will be on view through Sept 2019.
            Department at the Archives!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      GIVE to the MUSEUM'S
      Cemetery Records  for the Town of Potsdam                                                                     

                          (Downloadable / Searchable PDF format)

RESEARCHERS: If you are traveling here to do research-please call ahead and make an appointment so the staff can locate the information you seek.

 2 Park Street, Civic Center, Potsdam, NY 13676  
(315) 265-6910
  Sometimes a family file contains just  one obituary from a newspaper, other files may contain dozens of folders, personal letters, etc... 
Thank you! 
(315) 265-6910