Ballston Spa, New York: National Bottle Museum

The thirst of 19th century bottle fans can only be quenched by a visit to the National Bottle Museum, which displays thousands that were used for the local mineral water spa and other purposes.
76 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa, NY
Downtown, on the east side of Hwy 50/Milton Ave., just north of Front St.
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Bottle displays.

The National Bottle Museum

Two floors of bottles in a downtown building, mostly from the 19th century. The museum has a large collection of Saratoga Springs water bottles and some bottle-making equipment.

[Bill La Civita, 06/11/2013]

Bottle-making was America's first big industry, and a lot of bottles were made for Ballston Spa to package its famous mineral water.

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