NEW! Join us for a unique happy hour experience on warm spring evening set in an historic village.
This special after-hours program allows visitors the opportunity to walk the museum grounds and enjoy a social event with friends in the atmosphere of the Victorian era of the village. Live music will be featured throughout the evening at the Victorian Pavilion Restaurant - an open-air eatery situated in the heart of the museum's gaslight district. Festival foods and sandwiches will be available for purchase, as well as a variety of NYS wines and the museum's own ales.
This event is for persons ages 21 and over; IDs will be checked at the admissions gate. Purchase ahead online and save $2! Please be aware that if you purchase online you will not receive tickets in the mail. Please print your receipt to present at admissions for entry. Event admission is $10 pre-sale online ($8 for members) or $12 at the door ($10 for members). Cash bar available throughout the evening. Doors open at 5pm. FREE parking available for all visitors.
During the evening, a few historic spaces will be open for tours. Staff will escort visitors into areas that may not be open to the public during regular hours. Ever wanted to walk to the top of the Hyde (Octagon) House? Here's your chance! Other normally off-limit activities include:
The Pavilion Restaurant, decorated in twinkle lights and serving scrumptuous foods and beverages, will be site of a late 19th-century carnival with a select number of featured performances and hands-on activities offered by the museum's costumed villagers. Join in the fun with:
Except for special events, the museum is now CLOSED until the season opens May 9. Village & nature center trails are now open 10 am-4 pm weekends.