The Erie Canal Museum, located in Downtown Syracuse, NY, is dedicated to showcasing the 1850 National Register Weighlock Building, the last remaining structure of its kind, and sharing the history and impact of the Erie Canal through exhibits with interactive displays and original artifacts, and through engaging programs. The Erie Canal Museum is a must-see for adults and children of all ages.
The Erie Canal Museum’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.
The Erie Canal Museum is funded in part by a Humanities New York SHARP Grant with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal American Rescue Plan Act. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.