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  • Ontario County in World War I
    "Over Here Over There"
    Ontario County in World War I
  • Francis G. Clax Motometer Collection Exhibition
    Francis G. Clax Motometer Collection
  • Research
    Genealogy Research
  • Photo from Our Collections
    Photo from Our Collections
  • History
    Ontario County Historical Milestones

The Ontario County Historical Museum is open year-round. It offers educational programs and rotating exhibits on subjects pertaining to the origins of Western New York.

Public Hours:

Tuesday – Friday: 10 AM to 4:30 PM
~~ Open Wednesdays until 9 PM May thru December
Saturday: 11 AM to 3 PM
Closed Sundays, Mondays and Major Holidays
Free Admission Year Round

Help us document the whole story!

A survey is underway to commemorate the centennial of legal women’s suffrage in New York State (1917) and the nation (1920).  This survey will add to current knowledge by identifying historic sites associated with women’s suffrage in sixteen counties in central New York (Cayuga, Cortland, Genesee, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Oneida,  Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Scuyler Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates).



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