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

The Erie Canal Museum is open daily from 10 AM – 4 PM.

The Museum closes at 2 PM on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and is closed entirely on New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Admission is by donation. We have a suggested donation of $10 per person. If you’d like to make you admission donation ahead of time, you can click below to do so. Proof of donation is not required for admission.


Click here for directions to the Erie Canal Museum.

Click here for more information about parking. 

Click here to learn about other nearby or Canal-related places you can visit.