Guided walking tour of historic downtown Syracuse

Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Syracuse

Join the Erie Canal Museum for a guided walking tour of historic downtown Syracuse along the route of the original Erie Canal, Monday, June 24 at 12 p.m. The tour begins at the Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East. It follows the route of the 19th century Canal through Clinton Square, and tours Hanover Square as it Read More »
Downtown Syracuse Heritage Area Walking Tour

Guided Tour of Downtown Syracuse Heritage Area

Take a walk along the Erie Canal through the downtown Syracuse heritage area during this guided tour organized by the Erie Canal Museum. The tour begins at the Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East. It follows the route of the 19th century Canal through Clinton Square, and tours Hanover Square as it leads you back to Read More »
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 »
DeWitt Clinton's 250th Birthday Anniversary

DeWitt Clinton’s 250th Birthday Anniversary

Join descendants of DeWitt Clinton on Saturday, March 2 at the Erie Canal Museum to celebrate the sestercentennial—or 250th anniversary—of the birth of this visionary governor who championed and oversaw creation of New York's Erie Canal two centuries ago. Kenneth A. Silber, author of In DeWitt’s Footsteps: Seeing History on the Erie Canal, will discuss 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 »
Wednesdays at the Weighlock Week 11

Wednesdays at the Weighlock Week 11

Grab all your fun-loving friends and swing by the Erie Canal Museum on Wednesday, August 8 from 5pm – 7pm for Week 11 of our 2018 WEDNESDAYS AT THE WEIGHLOCK series in one of Syracuse’s most unique buildings. Each WEDNESDAYS AT THE WEIGHLOCK has FREE admission, live music, family-friendly activities, a food truck, and a cash bar with beer, cider, wine, soda, and Read More »
Historical reenactment by Dennis Heaphy at the Erie Canal Museum.

Historical Reenactment with Dennis Heaphy

Enjoy a 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 boat in the Museum’s Locktender’s 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 »
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