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Genesee Country Village & Museum

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Genesee Country Village & Museum is the largest living history museum in New York state. Located in Mumford, New York, about 20 miles (32 km) from Rochester, New York, USA. First opened to the public in 1976, the authentic 19th-century Historic...more
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1410 Flint Hill Rd, Mumford, Wheatland, NY 14511-9801
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I learn something new every time I visit the Genesee Country Village and Museum. My wife and I recently spent a couple of hours there after doing the 5K Race they sponsored (May 2019). The village has a lot of interesting houses and "working buildings"...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for at least the 25th time since its opening in the 1970’s, and it keeps getting better, especially under the able leadership of new President, Becky Wehle, who carries forward the vision of her grandfather, Jack Wehle. On this visit, we heard Becky’s...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Overall, this was a nice morning out for our family but expensive as the breakfast was seperate than the attractions on site for touring&learning. This was about 45 min from our house and would have been more suitable if it was sunny and cool but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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DeannaB68, Manager of Domestic Manufactures & Historic Culinary Arts at Genesee Country Village & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your pancake breakfast and were able to find a table to fit your whole group, despite how many guests we had. How sad that you weren't able to explore the grounds while you were here. We hope you...More

Reviewed April 13, 2019

Beautiful setting filled with period buildings from various eras in the history of New York state. Great activity for kids, the genuinely curious, crafty folks, or any history buff!

Date of experience: March 2019
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DeannaB68, Manager of Domestic Manufactures & Historic Culinary Arts at Genesee Country Village & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed April 13, 2019

We're members at the museum and it is an incredible place, because they are always reinventing themselves and coming up with new and interesting ways to present this extensive historical village to the public. Really wonderful for the whole family

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rmanard1
DeannaB68, Manager of Domestic Manufactures & Historic Culinary Arts at Genesee Country Village & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad to hear you are members and appreciate your kind words. Membership is the best way to experience all we have to offer. We hope you will visit us again soon as we open for the regular season.

Reviewed November 21, 2018

I've been to GCV&M many times. The collection of 19th Century buildings and village arrangement are most impressive. And the people in their period attire are knowledgeable and personable. I always enjoy my conversations with them. I've also been there for the July Civil War...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DeannaB68, Manager of Domestic Manufactures & Historic Culinary Arts at Genesee Country Village & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming so often. We are thrilled to hear what people like about us. Our historic interpreters in period clothing truly enjoy their time conversing with our many visitors. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed October 10, 2018

Genesee Country Village & Museum is a living, working, 19th-century village featuring 68 restored and furnished historic buildings. It was founded by John L. Wehle in 1976 and spans 2.4 square kilometres. The village depicts life through three time periods: 1790-1820, 1830-1860, and 1860-1900. A...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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DeannaB68, Manager of Domestic Manufactures & Historic Culinary Arts at Genesee Country Village & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent description of GCV&M. A few bits of your information are from old exhibits no longer here but we hope you will visit soon and enjoy all the new exhibits and activities we have for you.

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

It was a wedding that brought us here. A beautiful early fall day. The ceremony took place in an old church on the property and the reception was in a large barn festooned with wagons and sleds hanging from the high celing. Food and service...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DeannaB68, Manager of Domestic Manufactures & Historic Culinary Arts at Genesee Country Village & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad to hear you had a beautiful day for the wedding you attended and you felt the service was good. Tammy works hard with each couple to make their wedding special. We hope you will make a visit out to explore the museum...More

Reviewed September 27, 2018

This is my favorite historical village. I have been to Sturbridge, Williamsburg, and Louisburg....this is the best!To me it is so amazing that all of these historic buildings have been relocated here from all over New York State. From a primitive log cabin to an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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DeannaB68, Manager of Domestic Manufactures & Historic Culinary Arts at Genesee Country Village & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear that we are your favorite historical village! It is an honor to be judged to be among the best of the best. GCV&M truly is a unique village recreated from actual homes relocated here to create a representation of...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

The grounds are impressive and the variety of sculptures unexpected but delightful. I spent 3 hours and wish I had more time to talk to all the interpreters. The ones I did talk to were fascinating. What I found most impressive was the personalized approach...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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DeannaB68, Manager of Domestic Manufactures & Historic Culinary Arts at Genesee Country Village & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear you came for our Working Like A Dog exhibit and also spent some time exploring the Historic Village and talking with our very knowledgeable interpreters. We never have canned schpeals like you sometimes encounter at other sites, but our...More

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lighthouse62
July 3, 2018|
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Regular admission is for a single day only.
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lighthouse62
July 3, 2018|
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If you have a question, I would be happy to answer it as best I can.
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kriscroft
June 30, 2018|
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We recommend you plan to spend the whole day, or even two days to see the entire campus, though some folks come for as short a time as a couple hours and may only visit select houses, or visit just the gallery or nature... More
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