Museums/Galleries Listed by Location
Alfred University Observatory
Almond Exit, 6 miles from Route 17
Alfred University, Alfred, NY 14802
One of the better teaching observatories in the Northeast. Must climb to the site. Open to public Sep-Nov and Feb-Apr F 9-11PM; May-Jul Th 10PM-Midnight.Free admission.
Harder Hall, Alfred University, Alfred, NY 14802
Exhibitions of contemporary art, ceramics. Open Sep-May M-F 11AM-4PM, Su 1-4PM. Free admission.
Griffis Sculpture Park
Route 219, Ashford Hollow, NY 14729
An outdoor sculpture exhibit featuring 200 pieces. Handicap accessible. Free admission.
Pioneer Oil Museum of New York
Main Street, Bolivar, NY 14715
Exhibits about southern New York State's oil fields. Includes photographs, maps, machinery and local history. Open year round, Tu-Su 10AM-4PM. Free admission.
Dunkirk Historical Museum
513 Washington Ave., Dunkirk, NY 14048
Features a variety of exhibits, including 19th century women's clothing, military items and photographs of steam locomotives. Open year round, M-F 10AM-4PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.
Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center
SUNY College at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY 14063
Features many various exhibits. Open Sep-May M-F 8:30AM-5PM, May-Sep M-F 8AM-4PM. Handicap accessible.
Art Gallery - James Predergast Library
509 Cherry Street, Jamestown, NY 14701
Collection of 19th century oils. Open Sep-May M-F 9AM-9PM, Sa 9AM-5PM; Nov-Apr also Su 1-4PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.
525 Falconer St., Jamestown, NY 14701
Open , Mon., Tues., & Thurs. 11AM-5PM. Wed. 11AM-7PM Fri. 11AM-3PM Sat. 11AM-1PM
Cattaraugus County Memorial Historical Museum
Court Street, Little Valley, NY 14755
Features artifacts from Civil War as well as records and geneaological information. Open year round, M-F 9AM-4:30PM. Free admission.
Webb's Candy Factory Store
Route 394, Mayville, NY 14757
Specializes in goat's-milk fudge but also produces other confections. Tours of the candy factory. Open year round, M-F 10AM-4PM. Free admission.
American Indian Crafts
719 Broad Street, Salamanca, NY 14779
Native American Seneca beadwork demonstrations and lessons. Iroquois crafts. Open summer, 9AM-6PM. Free admission.
Salamanca Rail Museum
170 Main Street, Salamanca, NY 14779
Exhibits and video presentations on history of Western New York State's railroads. Housed in restored passenger rail depot, circa 1912. Open Apr-Dec M-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su Noon-5PM. Handicap accessible. Donation requested.
Seneca-Iroquois National Museum
Off Route 17 on Allegheny Indian Reservation
Salamanca, NY 14779
Exhibits on history of Seneca Nation, covering period from pre-Columbian to present day. The Seneca Nation is the keeper of the Western Door of the Iroquois Confederacy. Open Apr-Sep M-Sa 9AM-5PM, Su 10AM-5PM. Handicap accessible. A small admission fee is charged.
Dyke Street, Wellsville, NY
Exhibits of local history. Collection includes household furnishing, Indian artifacts, clothing and records (data). Museum is housed in an old firehouse. Free admission.
Patterson Library and Art Gallery
40 South Portage Street, Westfield, NY 14787
Features permanent and visiting artists. Open year round, M-F 9AM-5PM, Sa 9AM-1PM. Free admission.
Museums/Galleries in Upstate New York
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