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Welcome to OCHS!

The Ontario County Historical Museum is open year-round.

We offer educational programs and rotating exhibits on subjects pertaining to the origins of Western New York.


**Register for our new fundraiser Gears and Beers Here**

Upcoming Events

Check out what’s happening at OCHS, and what’s coming up. 

September 1 – 30: History Scavenger Hunt

September 8 @ 1:30 pm: Fall Cemetery Walking Tour

September 22 @ 1:30 pm: Fall Cemetery Walking Tour

October 6 @ 1:30 pm: Fall Cemetery Walking Tour

October 15: Gears and Beers


Become a Member

Enjoy the benefits of being an OCHS member. 


Search Records by Surname

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


Visit Our Blog

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



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Public Hours

Tuesday – Friday: 10:00AM to 4:30PM
Research Room Use by Appointment Only
Saturday: 11-3PM
Closed Sundays, Mondays and Major Holidays
Free Admission Year Round

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Donate to OCHS

Your donations help to support museum operations.  

We are a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN #16-0768680). Your monetary contributions may be tax deductible under US IRS law.


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