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Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry

89 Fall St, Seneca Falls, NY 13148-1408
+1 315-568-1510
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Well worth the time to visit

This museum offers considerable insight into the history of local trade and industry. We found the... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
David W
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Chicago, Illinois
Great little museum in visitors center

Took so long at the Women's Rights National Park that I didn't leave adequate time to explore this... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2016
ColumbusChicks
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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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89 Fall St, Seneca Falls, NY 13148-1408
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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.

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

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.

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

2  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

1  Thank Joe E
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.

1  Thank GmaSandra
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.

1  Thank Nancy19067
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We stopped here for information on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail and found that this was much more than a visitor's center. It had all kinds of exhibits on the Eric Canal and other waterways. There were three levels and the bottom level opened onto...More

1  Thank retiredtravelers30
Reviewed 23 August 2015

The museum displays are well kept and informative, and provides lovely snapshots of how the co-evolution of the waterways and industry shaped towns in the region. Museum staff seemed distracted and unhelpful, though we may just have caught them on a full belly after lunch...More

1  Thank AmazonLodge
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This little museum associated with the Visitors Center is well worth a stop. The history of Seneca Falls (from geology to industry) is covered and you will be amazed at how many things were made in this town. The staff/volunteers are very helpful and it...More

2  Thank Jean S
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