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Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry

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Address: 89 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY
Phone Number: 315-568-1510
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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This museum on the main street of Seneca Falls covers the history of this charming town ,from it's foundation to the present day .Dioramas show all the major changes in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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St. Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was a nice, little, FREE museum within walking distance of Barrister's B&B where we stayed. The displays were worth seeing as they told a lot about the history of Seneca Falls and the Finger Lakes region.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A small museum dedicated to the town's industrial past. Seneca Falls' visitor center is in the same office.

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Very informative and fascinating view into how government policy can impact a community. Great displays of how canals were created and industry in the area. Excellent historical overview and highlights about ingenuity of many products produced in the area from pumps to wooden rulers. Free museum so be sure to leave a donation.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This museum on the main street of Seneca Falls covers the history of this charming town ,from it's foundation to the present day .Dioramas show all the major changes in particular the improvements in transportation.

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Port Dover, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

When you visit Seneca Falls, you might ask where the falls are - as they are nowhere to be seen outdoors. This museum tells the story very clearly about what this town sacrificed in order that the Erie Canal could be built.

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Burdett, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Visit here and learn of our canal building days as well as the most interesting industries that once called this area home. Tour the downtown and the other museum as well. Take in the wonderful period architecture.

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Webster, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I have visited the Seneca Falls Museum of Waterways and Industry 2 times. This week I took my two teenage grand daughters. They enjoyed the handmade displays and the murals, dioramas and descriptions are very careful to explain Seneca Falls history so that everyone can understand. It is free, however you will want to leave a donation. Like most historical... More 

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Lees Summit, MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

When we went, they had the Wonderful Life Festival celebrities connected with the film signing autographs and selling keepsake items one floor down from the Museum's main floor which gave everyone plenty of room and eliminated the problem in past years at other places of a cold wind blowing in because the line stretched outside. Besides the stairway, there is... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Interesting little museum about the local history. Great displays about the manufacturing and waterway history of Seneca Falls. The greatest thing about this museum was the staff. When we visited they had a lot of brochures about the attractions in town and surrounding area. The woman we spoke to was very friendly and provided a vast amount of information about... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry has some interesting exhibits of tools and machinery, especially on the lower level. It is a place to learn about the New York State Canal System. Seneca Falls Locks CS2 and CS3, a waterways place on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal which is near the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House at 32 Washington Street. This is... More 

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Additional Information about Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry

Address: 89 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY
Phone Number: 315-568-1510
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Seneca Falls
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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