March 14 Family History Research Workshop at the Erie Canal Museum

Museum hosts family history research workshop

By Pamela Vittorio, guest writer Visit for more information and to register. Over the last twenty years, the digitization of genealogical records has become the mainstay of online sites like Family Search and Ancestry. The ability to retrieve and download records from the comfort of one’s home has allowed millions of family historians to Read More »
Gingerbread House Workshop for Children and Families

Public Gingerbread Workshop

Public gingerbread workshops for children and families are presented by the Erie Canal Museum every year while its holiday Gingerbread Gallery is on display. This year, we are pleased to present these workshops at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, December 8, and at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, December 27. The workshops take place in the Museum's 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 »