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Women's Rights National Historical Park

Address: 136 Fall St, Seneca Falls, NY 13148
Phone Number: +1 315-568-0024
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Seneca Falls
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, History Museums, National Parks, Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Women's Rights National Historical Park tells the story of the first Women's Rights Convention held...
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Type: Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, History Museums, National Parks, Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
Hours:
Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Women's Rights National Historical Park tells the story of the first Women's Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, NY on July 19-20,1848.

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We've driven by this place so many times on our way to various events and vacations and always talked about stopping. FINALLY we did and wow was it worth it. What a great display of the courage, grace and achievements of women since the beginning of time. It's laid out in such a way that is enjoyable and not preachy... More 

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Webster, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I love this museum. The displays are beautiful and instructive. It is interactive and reaches out to young people and attempts to stimulate conversations of history and questions of why. It really made my teenage grand daughters think more about how much women are playing a role in our national and international progress. The only thing lacking was caring and... More 

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DeWitt, New York
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153 attraction reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I did not visit all of the sites that are part of the WRNHP, so I'll focus on the my experience at the visitor center. There's a theater in which a 25 minute video is shown. When you enter, ask at the desk about it as the staff can control when the video is shown. We liked the video, because... More 

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Lees Summit, MO
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Besides the great permanent exhibits regarding women's rights, they also participate in the town's Wonderful Life Festival. In Dec of 2014 they had a very nice special exhibit of some WW2 correspondence between Donna Reed and GIs over seas. (courtesy of her daughter Mary Owen). They are just a short walk to the west from The Gould Hotel.

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Albany, NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

As with most National Parks, the knowledgeable staff make learning about history a pleasant and valuable experience. This park has come a long way from me first visit in the mid 1980s. Interesting buildings and exhibits.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Be sure to watch the video. It provide excellent perspective. he museum is small and the park really is not a park… it's a location. If you are in the area, plan to stop in and take it in…. it will be a brief stop.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This was one of our "must see" attractions in Seneca Falls. The film was interesting, and the exhibits are fine, but in need of updating. Some had statistics that stop in 1990. That being said, this is a place commemorating important historic events.

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Toronto, Canada
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12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were a group of 4 women from the US and Canada who chose a reunion in an important place for women's history. We had difficulty finding the "park" (it isn't really a park) and the motel instructions were poor. We couldn't find a brochure in the motels rack of information and the staff really didn't direct us well. Although... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I agree with another reviewer that this history simply wasn't taught when I was young, so visiting this historical park was high on my list of places to see on my drive around the Finger Lakes area of New York. The movie and the video exhibits at the Visitors Center are a bit dated (think late 80s/early 90s hair and... More 

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Owego, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had a rainy day to spend in Seneca Falls with our two boys, ages 6 and 9. We had a wonderful time at the Woman's Right's National Park. The movie in the visitor's center was a great way to start our visit. We then went on tours of the Wesleyan Chapel and the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House lead by... More 

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