We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Genesee Country Village & Museum

Features Animals
Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Genesee Country Village and Museum Admission
from US$21.50*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
Genesee Country Village and Museum Admission
from US$21.50*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (127)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“civil war”(19 reviews)
“country village”(19 reviews)
“special events”(17 reviews)
Encompassing more than 600 acres, the Genesee Country Village & Museum is the largest living history museum in New York state. Located in small hamlet of Mumford, New York, about 20 miles (32 km) from Rochester, New York, USA. First opened to the...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1410 Flint Hill Rd, Mumford, Wheatland, NY 14511-9801
+1 585-538-6822
Reviews (196)
Filter reviews
194 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews civil war country village special events all ages living history new york step back in time cookies costumed interpreters on site re enactment farm animals octagon house many years general store kids and adults sandwiches
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 194 reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Genesee Country Village & Museum is a living, working, 19th-century village featuring 68 restored and furnished historic buildings. It was founded by John L. Wehle in 1976 and spans 2.4 square kilometres. The village depicts life through three time periods: 1790-1820, 1830-1860, and 1860-1900. A...More

Thank burr6013
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

It was a wedding that brought us here. A beautiful early fall day. The ceremony took place in an old church on the property and the reception was in a large barn festooned with wagons and sleds hanging from the high celing. Food and service...More

Thank Duane A
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This is my favorite historical village. I have been to Sturbridge, Williamsburg, and Louisburg....this is the best!To me it is so amazing that all of these historic buildings have been relocated here from all over New York State. From a primitive log cabin to an...More

Thank sam48820
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The grounds are impressive and the variety of sculptures unexpected but delightful. I spent 3 hours and wish I had more time to talk to all the interpreters. The ones I did talk to were fascinating. What I found most impressive was the personalized approach...More

Thank 199ellynm
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This historic village is worth spending an entire day seeing. The buildings are grouped by era. The children that were attending the summer program when we visited, gave the old schoolhouse authenticity. There is a senior discount as well as AAA, and we were able...More

Thank Mimivfl73
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This ranks with Sturbridge, Williamsburg, Upper Canada, and Bedford for size and scope. So many building, craftspersons, displays, target era historic settings, it has it all. We loved leisure strolling through the lanes and streets of this village. The various homes, shops, stores, farms and...More

Thank Bruce-Boy47
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I attended this venue as a participant in the annual civil war re enactment there. Thoroughly enjoyed the visit, the village is well laid out with many attractions and things to interest all ages. There is an on site restaurant and a nice bar. Admission...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

For years I wanted to visit Genesee Country Village, because I really enjoy history. It was very easy to find, lots of signs to get there. It was very interesting and the costumed interpreters were very informative. The only down side was many of the...More

Thank kriscroft
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Went on Independence Day and they had some special events going on like a parade, anvil firing, and swearing in of new US citizens. The Judge swearing in the citizens was good right up to the point he started preaching all of the left taking...More

1  Thank Jerry T
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum on a day with Civil War reenactments. The battle reenactment was very interesting and the exhibits at the museum added to the atmosphere.

Thank AnnieDees
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Chili/Rochester Airport
963 reviews
16.08 km away
RIT Inn & Conference Center
180 reviews
19.35 km away
Days Inn by Wyndham Henrietta/Rochester Area
738 reviews
19.81 km away
Red Roof Inn Rochester Henrietta
337 reviews
20.15 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Village Inn
84 reviews
3.61 km away
Reminisce Soda Fountain Diner
39 reviews
3.22 km away
Cozy Kitchen
18 reviews
3.56 km away
Pizza Land
11 reviews
3.71 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Jell-O Gallery Museum
173 reviews
8.42 km away
Stokoe Farms
26 reviews
9.07 km away
The Firing Pin
5 reviews
10.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
4 July 2018|
Response from DeannaB68 | Property representative |
Regular admission is for a single day only.
4 July 2018|
Response from DeannaB68 | Property representative |
If you have a question, I would be happy to answer it as best I can.
1 July 2018|
Response from DeannaB68 | Property representative |
We recommend you plan to spend the whole day, or even two days to see the entire campus, though some folks come for as short a time as a couple hours and may only visit select houses, or visit just the gallery or nature... More