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Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry

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Address: 89 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY
Phone Number: +1 315-568-1510
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Very interesting!

This museum and visitors center was very nice. The people working were very friendly. Lot of local industrial history.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
CJTom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum and visitors center was very nice. The people working were very friendly. Lot of local industrial history.

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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This museum is in the town's visitor center. It explains much about the fascinating history of the Erie and other canals, which are still in use today. No admission charge, helpful staff. It has 3 floors, the lowest allows you to go out to the canal behind the building.

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1 Thank Beekeeperjudge
Hatboro
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This was a nice museum containing the history of the area, the maps were very informative and put the area in perspective. We booked a canal boat tour through the museum, and our tour (even in the rain) was great. Very cool that we were able to go through the locks! The staff at the museum were very helpful and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This museum offers considerable insight into the history of local trade and industry. We found the staff helpful and informative. The displays were well organized, diverse, and attractive. We would recommend this for families and all other tourists.

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Took so long at the Women's Rights National Park that I didn't leave adequate time to explore this little gem. I got there 15 minutes before close, and it was open late for a visitor's center, 7 p.m. It explains the history of the canal system in the region and has nice displays.

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Wonderful part of our day in Seneca Falls, NY. We learned so much about the industry and history of the town. The staff was very kind and knowledgeable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Good place to start . Gives maps of the area and layout of the various places that are worth visiting while in Seneca Falls. The Museum itself offers a piece of the history and engaging displays about the turn of the century and the changes industry. Men and children as well as woman should find something of interest here. Exit... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

The museum was all decked out for Christmas and the It's a Wonderful Life festival. The museum had excellent displays and dioramas about the history of the area. The museum is small but packed with loads of information. The staff is friendly and willing to explain and guide you through the museum. Fun place to visit and would recommend stopping... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

This museum is included in the Seneca Falls Visitor Center. They have a nice diorama of the town in the mid 1800's.

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Mattituck, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Just the kind of quirky small museum we love. Very informative and full of artifacts one doesn't normally see. The dioramas are fascinating. Just be sure to enter on the Fall St side, not the downstairs entrance on the waterfront.

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