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Museums in Steuben County

Heritage Village of the South Finger Lakes

59 W. Pulteney St.

Corning, NY 14830


Home of the Corning Painted Post Historical Society, this former tavern built in 1796 has period room settings, local history artifacts, and a gift shop. Also part of the Society's museum complex are the Wixson Road log house, the Starr Barn and attached blacksmith shop, and the 1878 Browntown District Schoolhouse.

The Call Homestead Museum

Hartsville Historical Museum

420 Post Rd. (Rt. 28)

(Town of Hartsville)

Andover, NY 14806


Rural life from the 1800s to the 1940s.

Corning Museum of Glass

One Museum Way

Corning, NY 14830


Learn the origins of glassmaking, view some of the most beautiful glass objects in the world, watch glassblowers and carvers in action. Gift shop, café.

Elm Cottage Museum

Steuben County History Center

Magee House

1 Cohocton St.

Bath, NY 14819


Depicts life in early Bath with furniture, household items, clothing, and photographs.

Glenn Curtiss Museum

8419 Rt. 54

Hammondsport, NY 14840


Aircraft, motorcycles, and other artifacts, memorabilia, and historic displays relating to the mechanical genius of Glenn Curtiss. Play area for children.

Greyton H. Taylor Wine Museum

Bully Hill Vineyards

8843 Greyton H. Taylor Memorial Dr.

Hammondsport, NY 14840


The history of winemaking.

Hornell Erie Depot Museum

Loder St.

Hornell, NY 14843


Located in the former Erie Railroad depot, the musuem concentrates on Erie Railroad history and memorabilia.

Narcissa Prentiss House

7225 Co. Rt. 75

Prattsburgh, NY 14873


Birthplace of Narcissa Prentiss Whitman, first White woman to cross the Rockies. House is owned by the Prattsburgh Community Historical Society.

Painted Post-Erwin Museum

Steuben and High Sts.

Painted Post, NY 14870


Housed in a restored station of the Delaware, Lackawana & Western Railroad, the museum has an extensive local history collection.

Rockwell Museum

111 Cedar St.

Corning, NY


Extensive collection of American West and American Indian art, including textiles, jewelry, ceramics, wood carvings, and paintings. Gift shop, café.

Veterans Administration Historical Museum

76 Veterans Ave.

Bath, NY 14810


Housed in what was once the New York State Soldiers and Sailors Home, this military and medicine museum has artifacts dating back to 1776.


Updated 9 July 2016








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