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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.


Upcoming Events

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

May 19th @ 1:30pm: Historic Church Walking Tour

May 27th @ 4pm – 7pm: “Fibers of Our Lives,” Exhibit Opening Reception

June 11th @ 12pm – 2:30pm: OCAC Apron Embellish Workshop


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.


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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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