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Walter Elwood Museum
300 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, NY 12010
Indian, Eskimo, Early Americana. Gallery and gift shop. Open year round M-Th 8:30AM-3:30PM, F 8:30AM-1PM, with additional hrs Sep-Jun. Free admission.



National Shrine of North American Martyrs
Route 5S, Auriesville, NY 12016
Birthplace of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, Indian museum, picnic area, spectacular scenery. Church seats 6,500. Open May-Oct, M-Sa 10AM-4PM, Su 9:30AM-5PM.



Dodge-Pratt-Northam Art and Community Center
106 Schuyler Street, Boonville, NY 13309
Victorian mansion (circa 1875) featuring art gallery with changing exhibits workshops and gift shop. Open Apr-Dec Tu-Sa 10AM-4PM. Free admission.



Canajoharie Library and Art Gallery
2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie, NY 13317
Collection of American paintings (Whistler, Stuart, etc). Open year round, M-W,F 10:00AM-4:45PM, Thu. 10:00AM-8:30PM, Sat. 10:00AM-1:30PM, Closed Sundays. Handicap accessible. Free admission.



Canal Town Museum
122 Canal Street, Canastota, NY 13032
Building is circa 1860's, houses memorabilia of canal and local related businesses. Open Apr-Dec M-Sa. Free admission.



Lorenzo State Historic Site
Off Route 13 South of Route 20
Cazenovia, NY 13035
Federal period mansion (circa 1807) with original furnishings, garden, visitors center, gift shop. Open mid-May through Oct W-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1-5PM. Free admission.

The Gallery of CNY
58 Albany Street, Cazenovia, NY 13035
The Gallery of CNY located in the heart of New York State features original artwork by the regions most collectible artists. Specializing in Contemporary Realism & Impressionism and the vistas and landscapes of our area. We have an active website updated weekly. Check out the 'Just In' page and our event listings for upcoming shows. Stop by anytime to learn more about the artists who are making history for Central New York and to experience Central New York's finest art gallery. NYC caliber artwork in CNY. Children always welcome! Open Year Round, Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-5pm



Emerson Art Gallery
College Chapel at Hamilton College
RD 2 Box 69, Plumbrook Road, Clinton, NY 13323
Free admission. Open Jun-Aug, M-F 10AM-Noon, 2-4:30PM, Sep-Feb Sa(only) 9:30AM-12:30PM.



Schoharie County Arts Council Gallery
54 Main Street, Cobleskill, NY 12043

Free admission. Handicap accessible. Open year round, M-F 9AM-5PM, Sa 10AM-2PM.



Smithy Pioneer Gallery
Pioneer Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326
Blacksmith shop (circa 1786) with original forges and tools. Art galleries and exhibit. Open mid-Jun through mid Sep, Tu-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1-5PM. Free admission.



Fonda National Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine
1/4 mi. West of the Village
Route 5, Fonda, NY 12068
On National Register of Historic Places. Mohawk-Caughnawaga Museum, cemetery (circa 1666-1693), chapel, picnic area, gift shop. Open May-Oct daily 10AM-4PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.


Fort Hunter:

Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
Schoharie Street, Fort Hunter, NY 12069
National Historic Landmark. Only site with remains of all three stages of Erie Canal. Remains of Schoharie Aqueduct, carrying Erie Canal over Schoharie Creek. Picnicking, visitors center, exhibits. Open Memorial Day - Oct. W-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1-5PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.


Fort Plain:

Fort Plain Museum
389 Canal Street (Route 5S), Fort Plain, NY 13339
Exhibits of local history, location is site of Revolutionary War headquarters of Marinus Willett. Open mid-May through mid-Sep, Tu-F 10AM-4PM, SaSu 1-4PM. Donation requested.



Remington Firearms Museum
Ilion, NY 13357

Exhibit of firearms produced by Remington Arms Co., antique and modern. Open year round, M-Sa 9AM-4PM, additional hours May-Sep Su 1-4:30PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.


Little Falls:

Little Falls Historical Society Museum
319 Ann Street, Little Falls, NY 13365
On National Historic Register. Housed in Greek Revival limestone building (former bank). Exhibits change periodically. Open May-Oct TuTh 1-4PM and 6:30-8:30PM, Sa 10AM-Noon. Handicap accessible. Free admission.


North Blenheim:

Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project Visitors' Center
Route 30, North Blenheim, NY 12131
Hands-on displays, lasers, computers. Housed in converted barn (circa 1800's). Open year round, 10AM-5PM with extended hours Jul-Aug (open until 6:30PM). Free admission.

Lansing Manor Museum
Route 30, North Blenheim, NY 12131
On National Register of Historic Places. Restored country estate, circa 1800's. Fully furnished with period items. (Located on grounds of Power Project). Open May-Oct W-M 10AM-5PM. Free admission.



Northeast Classic Car Museum
Route 23, 24 Rexford Street, Norwich, NY 13815
(607)334-AUTO (607)843-2015
Featuring the Staley collection: the largest collection of Franklin automobiles in the world (manufactured in Syracuse, New York from 1902-1934). You'll also see fabulous Duesenbergs, Cords, Auburns, Packards, Cadillacs and much more - all fully functional, superbly restored and meticulously preserved. Serious collectors and everyone with an appreciation for our automotive heritage must see this exhibit. Open daily, 10 AM-5 PM.



Hartwick College
Oneonta, NY 13820
Lectures. Foreman Galleryhas collection of paintings, scultpure, prints; regional and national artists. M-Sa 10AM-4PM, Su 1-4PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission. Open year round, Yager Hall contains collection of North American Indian artifacts from upper Susquehanna.

Upper Catskill Community Council of the Arts
The Gallery, 248 Main Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
Exhibits include regional arts and crafts. Open year round, Tu-Sa Noon-5PM. Free admission.



Rome Art and Community Center
308 W. Bloomfield Street, Rome, NY 13440
Gallery, gift shop, classes. Open year round, Tu-Sa 9AM-5PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

Rome Historical Society Museum
200 Church Street, Rome, NY 13440

Exhibits of Rome from past through present. Open year round, M-F 9AM-4PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.



Old Stone Fort
Box 30A, RD2, Schoharie, NY 12157
Historical museum including a Dutch barn circa 1760 and an 1860 schoolhouse. Originally built in 1722 as a church and fortified during the Revolutionary War. Has been a museum and library since 1889. Open May through October, Tuesday through Saturday 10AM until 5PM, Sunday 12N until 5PM.


Sharon Springs:

Sharon Historical Society Museum
Main Street, RR1 Box 226, Sharon Springs, NY 13459

Sharon Historical Museum and Schoolhouse. Dedicated to preserving Sharon's history, the museum offers an insight to the golden era of the mineral spa town with original 19th century photos and memorabilia. Upstairs are rooms authentically appointed with mid to late Victorian examples of everyday living. The recently restored Chestnut Street one room school is an example of education at its best in the 1860's. Open July through August, daily 2-4pm & Wed evenings 7-9pm during free concerts.


St. Johnsville:

Margaret Reaney Memorial Library
19 Kingsbury Ave., St. Johnsville, NY 13452
Collection of Robert M. Hartley military buttons, paintings, other artifacts. Open year round, M-Sa. Free admission.



Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute
310 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502
Collection of international artists from 18th-20th centuries. Permanent collection includes works by Picasso, Dali, Moore, Burchfield. Open year round, Tu-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1-5PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

Oneida County Historical Society
1608 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502
Museum of Mohawk Valley and Utica; reference library. Open year round, Tu-Sa 10AM-4:30PM.Free admission (fee for use of reference library).

Upstate New York Italian Cultural Center and Museum
668 Catherine Street, Utica, NY 13501
Italian cultural heritage and museum. Exhibits include folk art, scultupres, library/archives. Gift shop. Italian language and cultural classes offered. Open year round, SaSu 1-4:30PM and by appointment. Free admission.



Shako: Wi Cultural Center
Oneida Nation, Verona, NY 13478

A complete cultural center, focusing on the Oneida. The Center Museum houses an ever-changing display of a wide variety of artifacts and crafts. In addition, the Center holds classes in Oneida language and culture. Gift shop.


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