Committed to preserving the only existing weighlock building in the United States, the Erie Canal Museum collects and conserves Canal material, champions an appreciation and understanding of Erie Canal history through educational programming and promotes an awareness of the Canal's transforming effects on the past, present and future. More about the Museum...
August 24, 2016
Please join us in thanking Local 43, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers for its $500 donation toward our celebration of the Erie Canal’s bicentennial starting next year. The IBEW’s contribution will help us launch an eight-year commemoration of the construction of this historic inland waterway. We are very grateful for the Local’s continued support!
August 3, 2016
Join us for one of our guided walking tours of the downtown Syracuse heritage area! The next tours are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 23 and Tuesday, August 30. Each walk follows the path of the original Erie Canal and lasts a little over an hour. We look at some of Syracuse’s oldest and most well-known structures and discuss canal buildings and bridges, the economic impact of the Erie and Oswego canals and the changing face of Clinton Square. Free for Museum members and children 18 and under; $5 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased at the door. If you are a member, please present your membership card upon arrival.
August 3, 2016
The cost is $75* per person, and includes a Dinosaur BBQ buffet, a canal tour from the boat captain, sunset over the water, and a relaxing evening in support of a good cause.
The Emita II will depart at 6:00 pm from Dutchman’s Landing, located on Hillside Road halfway between Liverpool and Baldwinsville, and return around 9:00 pm.
Make your reservations today through our website. We’ll email tickets once we receive your reservation. Please list the names of ticket holders in the “Order Notes” at checkout.
Seating is limited, so reserve your space now. We hope to see you on August 18!
*A portion of your ticket price is tax deductible.