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Matilda Joslyn Gage Center

Open today: 10:00 - 15:00
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Welcoming, and educational!

For me this was an exciting field trip, a celebration of a historical figure important to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carri Y

I must have missed something. I did not learn about Gage's work with women's rights. The short... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Somonauk, Illinois
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The Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation is dedicated to educating current and future generations about Gage’s work and its power to drive contemporary social change. At the heart of our mission is the story of Matilda Joslyn Gage, a progressive visionary...more
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210 E Genesee St, Fayetteville, NY 13066-1501
+1 315-637-9511
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me this was an exciting field trip, a celebration of a historical figure important to the pursuit of equality, a freethinker, and an influence on modern Goddess-worship.

Thank Carri Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must have missed something. I did not learn about Gage's work with women's rights. The short film was all about restoring the home. The exhibits were on The Wizard of Oz, slavery and the underground railroad. I would have liked to have learned more...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Who would have known we could be standing where the author of the Wizard of Oz lived! Some very interesting local history!

Thank Charlene L
Reviewed 20 May 2018

A small museum that has been restored to being quite a showplace for local history in the woman's sufferage movement

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

My daughters and I loved our time at this museum! The attractive exhibits drew our attention to learn about Gage's life, her fight for women's rights, helping slaves escape, the interesting Haudenosaunee Indians and all about The Wizard of Oz. My daughters got to try...More

Thank iworkouuut2
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Do not miss this if you have the time!! A piece of our history especially in this day and time for women. A great learning experience for all.

3  Thank C4979PVjennifera
Reviewed 12 September 2016

What an amazing and inspiring place! Matilda Joslyn Gage has given us timeless words, and I am so thankful that her legacy is continued with the Center. Whether your passions lie with the struggles for gender equality, religious freedom, an end to human bondage, or...More

4  Thank greycats
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The Gage center is one of those museum experiences that touches on several areas. Matilda Gage was a leader in the women's suffrage movement, she offered up her home as a stop on the underground railroad, and she was L. Frank Baum's mother in law....More

2  Thank mayorriven
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This was my second visit but won't be my last. Both times the docents focused on aspects of Gage's life that give her place in history significance. I'm sure there is more to learn. Parking is available on the street and somewhat limited because it...More

4  Thank dese2
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Outstanding time here. I learned so much about the Women's Rights Movement. For me, being a feminist, it really meant a lot to me to be able to stand in the exact spot that Gage once stood in while making equal rights into a reality...More

6  Thank Kayla M
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