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Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes

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We didn't actually get a chance to do the tour. I still wanted to write a review to maybe save... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2019
Thomas C
Binghamton, New York
Absolutely wonder tour! Very focused on historical accuracy.

I had my doubts about this, as many of these similar places I have been at were not very... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
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Step into history at the Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes. Visit the historic Patterson Inn, a 1796 frontier tavern, 1850s log cabin, 1878 one room schoolhouse, 1870s blacksmith shop, and interactive barn exhibit, all furnished to...more
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73 W Pulteney St, Corning, NY 14830-2212
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

We didn't actually get a chance to do the tour. I still wanted to write a review to maybe save someone else from our problem. The day we were there (a Thursday during the summer) they only ran tours every 2 hours and we get...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

The village was great but our tour guide Tom is what made the place come alive. We took our grandkids who were totally enthralled with it for an hour and a half. It was positively fascinating!

Date of experience: May 2019
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HeritageVillageSFL, Board President at Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2019

We're delighted to hear that you and your family had such a great time and really appreciate your visit and positive feedback. I'll be sure that Tom knows how much you enjoyed his tour!

Reviewed August 17, 2018

My wife and i took the guided tour. When we showed up a tour was already in progress and so they put us on that tour and then took us back on our own after the first couple was complete. I really enjoyed the staff....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Michael R
HeritageVillageSFL, Board President at Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to let us know what you felt we did well and where you feel we need to make improvements. Please know that we value your feedback and that I'll be sure to follow-up on the dowel rods in the...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018

I had my doubts about this, as many of these similar places I have been at were not very historically accurate. This was very unique, the tour guide knew her stuff, and the you could almost imagine being there at that time! They have assembled...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

We took a day to do some "local" sights and came to the Heritage Village. Tom (TJ) gave us a wonderful guided tour. So much information and knowledge about the life of the early settlers in this area. If you are looking for something different...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Small but interesting museum. Tom gave us a wonderful tour which kept the kids interested for 90 minutes.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Michele R
Reviewed September 23, 2017

We went the on 9/21/2017. Unfortunately, we were advised that they were closed to the public as they were getting ready for their annual museum day festival the coming Saturday of 9/23/2017. Since all employees were preparing the museum for the annual festival, we were...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank vpistritto
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We took our 11 year old granddaughter here and we all enjoyed it. We all learned things that we were previously unaware of. The guide was very informative. The stories they tell about what happened in the buildings brings it all to life. We will...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank CarolT162
Reviewed August 3, 2017

A few minutes away from downtown Corning, this little area was a nice stop. Admission was very inexpensive. There are a few buildings to see, a blacksmith shop, one room school house, a cabin, and on old inn, which was very interesting. A nice way...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Ricmar60
Reviewed July 18, 2017

What a great collection of historic buildings. They are willing to do group programs and the guides are very good.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Cheryl L D
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Art B
July 7, 2015|
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Response from HeritageVillageSFL | Property representative |
Hi Art B. We are all dog people here at the Heritage Village! We would be able to make some sort of arrangement for your dog. We are open Monday through Saturday 10am-4pm for tours. We hope to see you and your dog soon!