NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center & Auburn NY Visitor Center

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NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center & Auburn NY Visitor Center

NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center & Auburn NY Visitor Center
4.5
Visitor Centers • History Museums
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
The NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center welcomes visitors to History’s Hometown. The Center features an interactive exhibition titled “Seeing Equal Rights in NYS” where New York State’s progressive history supporting equality comes to life. Experience the creative ways New Yorkers organized to stand for justice, and learn about the key contributors from the 1800s to modern day. Free Wi-Fi, public restrooms, and regional products in the Taste NY Market. Relax on the green space or reflect in the courtyard overlooked by our famous statue of Harriet Tubman. Find all travel resources and information at this one-stop tourist hub in downtown Auburn, NY.
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jfadds
chicago4,704 contributions
Beautiful info filled site
Oct 2021 • Couples
Less than 5 years old- a perfect place to gather info about area and view interesting exhibits.
Come here first to get info on area
Written October 5, 2021
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Lois49
Ann Arbor, MI5 contributions
Well worth the stop
Jul 2021
A beautiful building, knowledgeable volunteer who was so friendly explaining the exhibits, pointing us to other spots of interest to visit, offering to call and make reservations for us, etc. The building is gorgeous - and so environmentally conscious. The Exhibit was incredibly moving, interesting, engaging. And, of course, not to be missed: the bronze statue of Harriet Tubman (and the mosaic of her across the street)
Written July 16, 2021
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Thank you kindly for your beautiful review and for your visit! Come see us again soon!
Written September 29, 2021
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jeross1313
Burke, VA113 contributions
Quality 30 minutes visit
Jul 2021 • Friends
Highly recommend. We were fortunate during our visit National Park staff and two summer interns were working. Intensive background stories- Harriet Tubman statue and mural; next door is Secretary Seward ‘s home.
Written July 8, 2021
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Thank you for your kind review and we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit!
Written September 29, 2021
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G2655BWgaryk
Clearwater, FL659 contributions
A Nice Place to Visit
Jun 2021
We found that this place was a great stop over when walking around downtown Auburn. They have a very nice store with local products.
Written June 13, 2021
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Thank you for your visit, and we appreciate the review - hope to see you again soon!
Written September 29, 2021
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Bill K
Spencerport, NY1,184 contributions
Nice place to get info about Auburn
Nov 2020
Stopped here when got a bit lost and took a walk around. The people at the front desk were helpful getting info about the town and making suggestions on what to see. They has a nice bathroom and an area to buy local foods (we got some cookies and soda for our hotel room that night). Got some maps and brochures for the area and looked around at some of the exhibit. Mostly copies of signs and about certain famous people in the area. Took a pic by the Harriet Tubman statue and just enjoyed the break.
Written November 21, 2020
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We are glad you stumbled upon us and had a wonderful experience! Thank you for the wonderful review!
Written September 29, 2021
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stephensW5608GK
Levittown, NY23 contributions
Great place to examine the history you may have never been taught!
Oct 2020
This is a relatively new museum that is free to visitors. Interactive displays are throughout the museum. A NYS local products store is contained within the space.
Written October 26, 2020
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Thank you for the wonderful review and visit! We hope to see you again soon!
Written September 29, 2021
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dese2
Auburn, NY1,917 contributions
This is the new destination for Auburn, and finger lakes
Dec 2019
I have been to this newer tourist stop a few times. It is located right downtown in Auburn, on South street; across from the City Hall, and ajacent to the Seward House. There is paid parkiing in front, including a few handicap spots. Look for parking kiosks for a permit. Or park in the city garage just across the street. In the garage you get two hours free parking; no ticket needed.
The center has a full display of equal rights events in Auburn and near Auburn, in the Central New York area. All told in signage, moving images and audio recordings.
They offer a coat rack and restrooms.
The center is free. They have a small area where "made in New York" products are sold. You can buy a small snack or get a gift; Food to hard ware items are sold.
Written December 22, 2019
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Thank you for this amazing review, and thank you for your visits to the Heritage Center! We hope to see you again soon!
Written September 29, 2021
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Marcia C
USA36 contributions
History comes to life
Sep 2019
So much to see in History's Hometown--this is a good place to start. Historic details--famous (and lesser-known) people--come to life in an open, welcoming setting.
Written September 18, 2019
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Thank you for your visit! We appreciate the review, and hope you come see us again!
Written September 29, 2021
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76desert
West Virginia319 contributions
A short skip and a jump from the Seward house
May 2019 • Friends
If you need travel brochures/advice this is the place to go! The woman staffing the center when we stopped in was wonderful--very bubbly and quite knowledgeable about everything. I wish we had more time to chat; she was the perfect hostess! I thought there was more to see with the exhibits, but it's only one floor. There's a lot to explore via computers, but after a long day we just didn't have the gumption. However, as noted above this will give you plenty of ideas/material to continue exploring, plus the restrooms are plenty and clean. There's a great statue of Harriet Tubman in the front--let's enhance it even more by adding a labyrinth (a walking meditation) in this courtyard!
Written May 28, 2019
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@76desert thank you kindly for visiting the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center/Auburn, NY Visitor's Center! We appreciate the glowing review and will be sure to let our front desk hostess with the mostest know that she made your time here a welcoming and enjoyable experience! We hope to see you again soon!!
Written May 29, 2019
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Larry087_12
Auburn, NY134 contributions
Excellent!
Jan 2019 • Friends
Courtney gave our church a tour one Sunday. Very impressive. It is wonderful to see all the area attractions in one place. I am especially impressed by the interactive digital displays. You can do research on area offerings based on your interests, then email the results to your phone.
Written April 13, 2019
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Thank you for the kind words and for your visit! Please visit us again soon!
Written September 29, 2021
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