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Current Exhibits

South Gallery

American Spirits – Prohibition in Ontario County

Step back in time to an era of flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance workers, and real-life legends like Al Capone and Carrie Nation.




North Gallery

Votes For Women: The Suffrage Movement in Ontario County

In honor of New York State’s Centennial Celebration of the passage of their Women’s Suffrage Constitutional Amendment
this exhibit presents the history of the struggle for women’s suffrage rights in the Unites States.

Artifacts, Textiles and a plethora of images follow a time line that dates the struggle for women’s rights back to founding of our country.

Lower Level

Pioneer Kitchen Exhibit

When the Ontario County Historical Museum was built in 1914, a “Pioneer Kitchen” period room was installed. Although education programs are held in this space, its appearance has changed very little in 100 years.

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