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A wonderful museum for all ages

There is a large assortment of exhibits housed in multiple buildings, everything from memorabilia... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2023
Western NY
The cny living history center

I♥️THE CNY LIVING history center and the cny living history center is a great place to check out... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2023
Homer, New York
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

This place is actually 3 museums all rolled into one. My wife and I expected to only spend about an hour total but found ourselves so thoroughly engaged after 2 1/2 hours that we ran out of time and never made it to the last building. It would be easy for an entire family to spend an entire morning or afternoon here. I think the displays were designed to have appeal for children and adults as it was certainly easy to get up close to inspect things. The collections go far beyond the local histories of Homer and Cortland. For example the Homeville Museum displays military artifacts from several wars and includes items from both American and foreign armies. There is also a large model train collection (working). The Brockway Truck museum displays the proud history of America's toughest truck. In its day Brockway Trucks had global distribution.

This place is easy to find just off Rt 81, near Homer NY.

Date of experience: July 2013
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CNYLHC, General Manager at CNY Living History Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Hello! Thank you for your review! I know it's been years since you wrote it but I just wanted to let you know we really appreciate your kind words and thorough review. Being a small museum it took us a little bit to catch up with the times and start utilizing all this new technology the way it was intended, so i just wanted to let you know that we do appreciate your review! Also we switch all of our displays in all three museums each year, usually around the first two weeks in May, so please come visit us again! You will no doubt find something new and interest! Thank you again for your review!

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