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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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See the falls of Seneca Falls :)

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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Port Dover, Canada
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Port Dover, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
29 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
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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Livingston, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We happen to wonder into the Museum and were delighted with the information and displays that were shown- we had fun trying to guess what some of the objects in the front window were used as. Our questions were answered with knowledge and enthusiasm- this whole area of New York is a hidden gem- with so much history it is... More 

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Healdsburg
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We did not know anything about the Erie Canal before our visit. We would love to take a trip on the Canal.

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Massachusetts
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44 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Our visit here was made even more enjoyable by the wonderful people of Seneca Falls who made us feel very welcome. It was a cold, rainy day so we had time to read and look at the many interesting exhibits. This is a great place to start your day in Seneca Falls.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This museum is a fascinating place to visit with some exciting displays. The staff were very helpful and attentive which all added to our enjoyable visit.

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