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  • XIX Amendment Suffrage Mini Exhibit
    XIX Amendment Suffrage Mini Exhibit
    Opens January 15th 2020
  • American Spirits – Prohibition in Ontario County
    Prohibition in Ontario County
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    Genealogy Research
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    Ontario County Historical Milestones
  • Photo from Our Collections
    Photo from Our Collections

IMPORTANT NOTICE RE: COVID-19 and our museum.
Friends of the Museum:

In this time of uncertainty, we regret to inform you that the Ontario County Historical Museum and Research Center will be closed to the public until further notice. We are committed to maintaining the health and safety of our staff and community, therefore we are taking proactive measures to do so.

Should you need any assistance from OCHS staff during this time please reach out to Executive Director, Ed Varno at: Voice mails will be monitored as well.

Please refer to our Facebook page Ontario County Historical Museum and web site for up to date information.

We wish everyone health and wellness and hope to open our doors again soon.

OCHS Staff & Board


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.

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Tuesday – Friday: 10:00AM – Noon | 1PM to 4:30PM
(Open Wednesdays until 9:00 PM May thru December)
Saturday: 11:00AM to 3:00PM
Closed Sundays, Mondays and Major Holidays
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