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Genesee Country Village & Museum

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Genesee Country Village and Museum Admission
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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
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1410 Flint Hill Rd, Mumford, Wheatland, NY 14511-9801
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+1 585-538-6822
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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

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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.

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lighthouse62
4 July 2018|
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Response from DeannaB68 | Property representative |
Regular admission is for a single day only.
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lighthouse62
4 July 2018|
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If you have a question, I would be happy to answer it as best I can.
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kriscroft
1 July 2018|
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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
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