New Website Coming Soon!

We are excited to announce that we have received a Pomeroy Foundation Grant to build a new website! Please stay tuned for website updates!

Employment Opportunity – Executive Director

Please see job description and instructions for applying at: https://nysmuseums.org/MANYJobboard/13315349

Welcome to OCHS

Our mission is to nurture and add value to a county-wide community by preserving and presenting our historic collections in a way that provides accessible educational opportunities and encourages dialogue.

Upcoming Events


April 1-26 Final Month of Let’s Go Have Fun! Exhibit
April 6 Open Art 11:30 AM-2:30 PM
April 20 Open Art 11:30 AM-2:30 PM
April 25 Vinyl Record Night 6PM-8PM

Become a Member

Enjoy the benefits of being an OCHS member!

  • Subscription to our Quarterly Newsletter
  • Members only email updates
  • Free access to our research room
  • 10% off in OCHS bookshop
  • Discount on select events and programs
  • Reciprocal admission to over 460 museums
  • Care for our vast collections

Search Records by Surname

We have a limited number of records online available for search.

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We share the history of the people and places that shaped Ontario County.