Hours and Admission

On July 30, the Erie Canal Museum re-opened to the public in a limited capacity. For more information about our re-opening modifications and policies, click here.


Through September 12: Thursday through Saturday: 10:00am — 3:00pm

Beginning September 14: Monday through Saturday: 10:00am — 3:00pm

Closed on New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Museum Admission:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, admission to the Museum is currently by reservation only. You can make your reservation here. One party of up to 10 people will be allowed to enter the Museum every 15 minutes. Our suggested donation is $10/person for the General Public. Members receive free admission. Members, please have your membership card ready when you check-in at the Museum.


Walking Tours:

Guided Downtown Syracuse Erie Canal walking tours are offered at 10:00 AM on Thursdays and Saturdays. Walking tours are free for members and $10 for non-members. Tours are limited to 10 participants. Pre-registration is required.



Click here for directions to the Erie Canal Museum.

Click here for more information about parking.