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Address: 401 East State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone Number: (607) 273-8284
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A very informative visit

It is very informative to learn the history of Ithaca, New york. It is well worth the visit and since it is not extremely large, it may take individuals a hour to a hour and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Ithaca, New York
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Ithaca, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It is very informative to learn the history of Ithaca, New york. It is well worth the visit and since it is not extremely large, it may take individuals a hour to a hour and a haft to see and read all but it is extremely informative with a very helpful staff to answer any questions one may have. If... More 

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Ithaca, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The have almost everything you want to know about this area, from the history of Cayuga Lake to Cornell to the Hungarians that settled in Tompkins County. Worth the time to visit.

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earlville, ny
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

parking on street, hilly. small but good displays. Staff available for questions- can complete in an hour

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Newcastle, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Spent about 1 1/2 hours there. Didn't take time with the guided audio tour but did sit through the various short films on the history of the earth and evolution - etc. Very nicely done, educational. Staff very nice. Worth dropping in, especially for us on a rainy day it was great place to spend a bit of time and... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

They have wonderful exhibits that change regularly and their permanent collection tells some very interesting tales about the little big city of Ithaca. If you are looking for history, this is the place.

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Ithaca, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

I've been here for several recent exhibits (two on quilts alone!) as well as a public reflection on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The History Center works to show the relevance of local and national history to current residents and visitors. It doesn't have a huge budget, but its exhibits are insightful and well done. It has a gift shop... More 

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