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Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry

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Very Interesting

Great for adults and children. Wonderful displays. Nice variety. Very informative. Very interesting... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Debbie K
via mobile
A well-researched and pleasing presentation.

Seneca Falls' Museum of Waterways and Industry tells the all-too-familiar story of nearly all of... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2016
Larry H
Dansville, New York
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great for adults and children. Wonderful displays. Nice variety. Very informative. Very interesting and it's free! Do not miss this little gem. A little gift shop as well.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Seneca Falls' Museum of Waterways and Industry tells the all-too-familiar story of nearly all of Upstate New York's once-bustling villages, as seen through Seneca Falls' particular historical perspective. The exhibits have been well-researched, and documented with many historical photographs. Seneca Falls is unique for its...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Larry H
Reviewed 1 November 2016

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

Date of experience: November 2016
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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...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Beekeeperjudge
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...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Nancy S
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank David W
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...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank ColumbusChicks
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.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank avaharp
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...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank ReddyBro
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...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Joe E
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