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Museums in Livingston County

American Red Cross, Clara Barton Chapter #1

57 Elizabeth St.

Dansville, NY 14437


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

Avon Preservation and Historical Society

63 Genesee St.

Avon, NY 14414

585-226-2425 Ext. 22

Local history museum in the historic Avon Opera Block.

Dansville Area Historical Society Museum

14 Church St.

Dansville, NY 14437


Displays of local history. Call for hours.

Livingston County Historical Society Museum

30 Center St.

Geneseo, NY 14454


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


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


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


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

Updated 7 April 2022





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