Engineering Beauty Exhibit Opening Day

Engineering Beauty Exhibit Opening Day

Engineering Beauty: Black and White Views of New York Waters, a dynamic photography exhibit, opens in the first-floor Link Gallery of the Erie Canal Museum on April 10, 2019. This exhibit features black and white photographs of canals, dams, hydroelectric plants, and other New York water resources, taken with a large-format camera by consulting historian and Read More »
Week 14: Wednesdays at the Weighlock

Week 14: Wednesdays at the Weighlock

Invite all your fun-loving friends to Week 14 of Wednesdays at the Weighlock, the Erie Canal Museum's summer series in one of Syracuse's most unique buildings. Each WEDNESDAYS AT THE WEIGHLOCK has FREE admission, live music, family-friendly activities, and a cash bar with beer, cider, wine, soda, and juice boxes available. Awesome tacos are available for sale from Read More »
Week 13: Wednesdays at the Weighlock

Week 13: Wednesdays at theWeighlock

Invite all your fun-loving friends to Week 13 of Wednesdays at the Weighlock, the Erie Canal Museum's summer series in one of Syracuse's most unique buildings. Each WEDNESDAYS AT THE WEIGHLOCK has FREE admission, live music, family-friendly activities, and a cash bar with beer, cider, wine, soda, and juice boxes available. Awesome tacos are available for sale from Read More »
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Week 12: Wednesdays at the Weighlock

Invite all your fun-loving friends to Week 12 of Wednesdays at the Weighlock, the Erie Canal Museum's summer series in one of Syracuse's most unique buildings. Each WEDNESDAYS AT THE WEIGHLOCK has FREE admission, live music, family-friendly activities, and a cash bar with beer, cider, wine, soda, and juice boxes available. Awesome tacos are available for sale Read More »
Guided walking tour of downtown Syracuse examines the Erie Canal's history and impact on the city's architecture, development and social life.

Guided Walking Tour of Downtown Syracuse

Join us for a walking tour along the route of the 19th century Erie Canal through downtown Syracuse! The Erie Canal Museum presents guided walking tours of historic downtown Syracuse on a regular basis throughout the summer. This tour follows the path of the 19th century Erie Canal, a man-made waterway that was one of the country's greatest engineering Read More »
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 »
The Erie Canal on the east side of downtown Syracuse

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 »

“In the Footsteps of John Muir” Exhibit

Beginning Friday, May 25, the Erie Canal Museum will display In the Footsteps of John Muir, an exhibit showcasing works by photographer Ken Paterson that are inspired by John Muir, an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States. We are proud to host this exhibit, which was Read More »
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