Transportation Collections

Watercraft Collection

The watercraft collection is the second largest in the country, and has been called "the finest collection of inland pleasure craft in the U.S." Over 200 boats including 68 Adirondack guideboats, 75 canoes and kayaks, 14 inboard and outboard power boats, and the Water witch — an Idem class racing sloop built in 1900. The collections also include boat builders' plans, models, and tools as well as boating accessories.

Land Vehicles Collection

Included in the land vehicles collection are an 1890 private Pullman car, a 1901 H.K. Porter Company Engine and passenger car, 75 horse drawn vehicles, bicycles, a 1907 Maxwell automobile, and a 1921 Model T Ford.