Historical reenactment by Dennis Heaphy at the Erie Canal Museum.

Live Historical Reenactment with Dennis Heaphy

Enjoy a live historical reenactment with Dennis Heaphy at the Erie Canal Museum in downtown Syracuse! Heaphy will present Living and Working on a Canal Boat at the 1850 National Register Weighlock Building on Monday, July 23 and Thursday, July 26, as part of ArtsWeek in downtown Syracuse. While repairing the deck of the Nathan Roberts, a replica canal Read More »
Historic Downtown Syracuse Walking Tour

Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Syracuse

Take a walk with us on the Erie Canal and through the downtown Syracuse heritage area! The Erie Canal Museum presents guided walking tours of historic downtown Syracuse on a regular basis throughout the summer. This tour follows the route of the 19th century Erie Canal, a man-made waterway that was the engineering marvel of its time. The tour Read More »
The Weighlock Building: No Place Like Home

Sunday Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Syracuse

Take a special Sunday walk with us on the Erie Canal and through the downtown Syracuse heritage area! The Erie Canal Museum presents guided walking tours of historic downtown Syracuse on a regular basis beginning Saturday, May 19. This tour follows the route of the 19th century Erie Canal, a man-made waterway that was the engineering marvel of its Read More »
A Brief History of Syracuse Curator Talk

Sunday Downtown Syracuse Walking Tour

Take a special Sunday walk with us on the Erie Canal and through the downtown Syracuse heritage area! The Erie Canal Museum presents guided walking tours of historic downtown Syracuse on a regular basis beginning Saturday, May 19. This tour follows the path of the 19th century Erie Canal, a man-made waterway that fueled the economic and social development Read More »

Volunteer Tour Guide Training

If you love history, the Erie Canal, and interacting with people, this volunteer position may be just for you. Tour guides, also known as docents, take groups of adults and students throughout the Museum, sharing key information about the Erie Canal's past, present, and future, and sharing details on the purpose, history and significance of the Read More »
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