Hours and Admission

As of July 1, 2021, face coverings/masks are still required for all visitors, volunteers, and staff members when inside the Museum.

Current Hours:

Open daily from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Closed at 2 PM on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Closed entirely on New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Starting in July, Downtown Heritage Area Walking Tours will begin regularly every Thursday and Saturday at 10:30am. Participation in walking tours is included with admission to the Museum.

Docents will also be available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturdays to show visitors around the interior of the Museum throughout the day.

Museum Admission:

Admission to the Museum is by donation. We have a suggested donation of $10/person. Any contribution you can provide is greatly appreciated. Proof of donation is not required for admission.

We accept cash, credit, and Venmo donations at the Museum, or you can make your donation online by clicking below.




Click here for directions to the Erie Canal Museum.

Click here for more information about parking.