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Historic Palmyra Museum

132 Market St, Between E. Main Street and Erie Canal, Palmyra, NY 14522-1136
+1 315-597-6981
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A Must for History Nerds

For the price of one ticket you get four historic buildings full of cool things to see and with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JLPeterson58
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Tehachapi, California
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Well done local history museum.

Enjoyed our tour with knowledgeable guide, especially interested in reputed paranormal activity... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
LocalBluestocking
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Weston, Massachusetts
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HISTORIC PALMYRA is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated preserving the history and architectural heritage of Palmyra, New York. Once known as the "Queen of Erie Canal towns," Palmyra boasts an astonishing array of architecture, ranging from the early 1800's to Victorian era grandeur. Historic Palmyra's mission is to save the history of Palmyra and vicinity through the preservation of architecture, artifacts, and archives. Historic Palmyra teaches and educates through the five museums and their collections. This mission is served primarily through the operation of five unique museums, welcoming thousands of visitors each year... Hours: 10:30-4:30 Tues-Sat May-October 11:00-4:00 Tues-Thurs November-April
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132 Market St, Between E. Main Street and Erie Canal, Palmyra, NY 14522-1136
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the price of one ticket you get four historic buildings full of cool things to see and with a in the k ow tour guide. Great value and a lot of fun

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Enjoyed our tour with knowledgeable guide, especially interested in reputed paranormal activity. Lots to see in themed displays.

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

An amazing historic site packed with objects of the past. I was engaged to photograph some of these items and especially the dresses and dolls. Both floors are overflowing with history. My photos were not on my iPhone so you will have to visit to...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

We had a wonderful time and that was in large part due to the knowledge and attention of our personal tour guide, who completed the entire tour with us. All the buildings are within easy walking distance of one another. Kristy was extremely knowledgeable, very...More

Thank Holly M
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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

This was the first museum we went through with our trail pass. It is a neat old building, that was moved to its current site. We had a guide that took us around the house and told us stories of significance. It was pretty interesting....More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

Historic Palmyra's 5 Museums are packed with history! There is so much to see in every building, not to mention all 5 of them! The tour guides are very knowledgeable and provide a personalized experience. It is a great stop to learn about the history...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

We spent the day wandering around palmyra, and went on the historic museum tour. It was a great bargain. ..5 museums for $10. Part of why it was so nice was that we were given a private tour. We were allowed to take as much...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

The history of this town is just amazing not to be out done by the amazing curator who is great with adults and kids alike. Not being a history buff she certainly educated me on a vast many things I never knew about the town....More

Thank Rob H
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

It is obvious that the people of Palmyra care a great deal about their town and it's history. Erie Canal, printing, private citizens, fire department, police officers, urban renewal, 19th century, military, dolls, fire, voting, religion...just a few of the topics covered. We spent several...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2016

The Museum actually encompasses five separate buildings that we purchased and restored by the Palmyra Historical Society. For a nominal admission price ($6 adult, $4 teenager) we were treated to tons of local history - some that bordered on trivial but some quite significant. The...More

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