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Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

The young lady taking care of desk was informative and helpful. The museum was a great starting point to learn what the area offers. We booked a trip on the canal for the next day. The trip was well worth it. We had the opportunity to experience one of the locks on the canal. The captain was informative, friendly and thorough.

Thank Susan P
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This museum had some hands on activities and a great history of the area. Center is so close to a number of other historical sites in Seneca Falls, it is certainly a great part of others it to that village

Thank Bryan B
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

I am not a big fan of museums of any type but if you know anything about the Finger Lakes and Canal system, this museum was informative about Seneca Falls and its rich waterway history

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Situated on the Erie Canal this three floor local museum offers a history lesson about the very important events in state and local history. There is information on the founding and growth of the town as well as the woman's rights movement.

Thank Anise2014
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

We stopped in here on Mother's Day 2017 - after a beautiful day of walking on the Ludovico Sculpture Trail & some geocaching. The museum is housed w/ the Seneca Falls Visitor Center on the main thoroughfare. It was very informative - nice exhibits. We were very surprised at how many businesses used to be based in Seneca Falls!!
The Women's Hall of Fame (across the street), which we didn't visit this time, is in the process of renovating an old building - expected to be completed in July 2017.
We plan on heading back to Seneca Falls during the summer when the canal locks are open and the passenger boat on the canal is operating.
The gentleman who was there mentioned that in season, boaters can dock - for free - along the canal; use the showers in their building; and enjoy the company of other boaters.
Although free, we did leave a donation. It's VERY IMPORTANT to support groups such as this!!!

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