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Pathway of Resistance Walking Tour

Erie Canal Museum 318 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse

We are pleased to announce the return of the Pathway of Resistance walking tour, examining African-American experiences on and along the banks of the Erie Canal, from the waterway's beginnings to contemporary times. While the legacies of slavery and systemic racism can be uncomfortable to discuss, it is crucial for these issues to be be […]

Downtown Syracuse Erie Canal Walking Tour

Erie Canal Museum 318 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse

Join us for a guided walking tour of historic Downtown Syracuse, exploring the same path where the famous waterway once ran. The tour begins at the entrance to the Erie Canal Museum, winding through Clinton and Hanover Squares before ending back at the Museum. The tour covers about a mile and lasts about an hour. […]

Lunchtime Lecture: Genesee Valley Canal

Erie Canal Museum 318 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse

The Genesee Valley Canal was one of the more audacious canals constructed by New York State following the completion of the Erie Canal. Despite its relatively short lifespan and lack of financial success, it nonetheless had a transformative impact on the Genesee Valley. Join Museum Educator Derrick Pratt in exploring this fascinating canal. This talk […]

Beers, Boots, and Barges- Syracuse

Erie Canal Museum 318 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse

Have you wanted to experience the Erie Canal Museum's Beers, Bikes, and Barges events but don't bike? You're in luck! Explore Erie Canal history by foot, then enjoy a pint at a local brewery in this special event! On October 22nd at 1PM an hour long walking tour will take guests along the new Empire […]

Lunchtime Lecture: Mapping David Vaughan’s New York

Erie Canal Museum 318 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse

Join the Canal Society of New York's Craig Williams in uncovering the story of Irishman David Vaughan’s life, from his expertise in drafting maps to his reflections of life on the Erie Canal. Vaughan was an Irish immigrant who came to Albany in the late 1840s. He became recognized for his talent drafting maps and […]

Grand Opening of the 37th Annual Gingerbread Gallery

Erie Canal Museum 318 Erie Boulevard East, Syracuse

You're invited to join us at the grand opening of the 37th annual Gingerbread Gallery to benefit the Erie Canal Museum. Kick off a festive holiday season with the 37th annual Gingerbread Gallery! Our Grand Opening coincides with the tree lighting in Clinton Square on Friday, November 25. We'll be open from 10 AM - 8 PM […]

$4 – $10