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Museums in Livingston County

1941 Historic Aircraft Group Museum

Big Tree La.

Geneseo, NY 14454

585-243-2100

Numerous vintage aircraft, armor, and artillery from around the world. A working restoration society. Sponsors an air show every year on the third weekend in August where over 100 WWII vintage aircraft take part in dogfights and other aerial maneuvers.

American Red Cross, Clara Barton Chapter #1

57 Elizabeth St.

Dansville, NY 14437

585-538-3500

This historic house is both a museum and a base of operations for the Chapter.

Big Springs Museum

3095 Main St.

Caledonia, NY 14423

585-538-9880

Local history museum. Monthly programs throughout the year.

Dansville Area Historical Society Museum

14 Church St.

Dansville, NY 14437

585-335-8090

Displays of local history. Call for hours.

Gen. William Augustus Mills Mansion

14 Main St.

Mt. Morris, NY 14510

585-658-3292

Brick house built in 1838 and owned by the founder of the Town of Mount Morris. Home of the Mount Morris Historical Society. On the National Register of Historic Places.

Livingston County Historical Society Museum

30 Center St.

Geneseo, NY 14454

585-243-9147

Housed in a unique cobblestone schoolhouse built in 1838 in the shape of a Greek cross, the museum has wide range of historical exhibits, including household articles, ladies' finery, folk art, Indian artifacts, and lighting devices. The Historical Society has an unusually fine display of old toys, an excellent collection of military items, as well as collections of china, silver, and pewter ware.

Maurice F. Sweeney Museum

Livonia Area Preservation and Historical Society

10 Commercial St.

Livonia, NY 14487

585-346-4579

Located in the former Stewart Nation Bank building, the museum has local history displays of 19th century samplers and clothing, kitchen and dining ware, woodworking tools, and war memorabilia. Library.

The Nunda Museum & Rose Shave Gallery

Nunda Historical Society

24 Portage St.

Nunda, NY 14517

585-468-5420

Artifacts relating to Nunda. The gallery contains works by local artisit Rose Shave (1848-1925).

Tennie Burton Museum

Lima Historical Society

1850 Rochester St. (Rt. 15A)

Lima, NY 14485

585-624-2595

Various displays portray the history of the "crossroads of western New York."

Tired Iron Tractor Museum

3010 Cuylerville Rd. (Rt. 20A)

Leicester, NY 14481

585-382-9736

Retirement farm for old tractors, featuring more than 100 antique tractors, including a complete 1919 Fiat--the only one known in the world.

 

Updated 11 September 2011

 

 

 

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