Looking for Rochester area attractions? In season, Genesee Country Village & Museum features costumed interpreters in restored historic buildings, breathing life into an authentic 19th-Century Country Village. One of the largest living history museums in the country located just outside of Rochester, NY, in Mumford, it is also home to the John L. Wehle Gallery (following a major remodel) and a nature center. Plan ahead with a membership.
Bring the entire family (Kids are FREE!) and enjoy the fresh air and the delicious aroma of simmering maple syrup, as you set off into the woods in search of sweet adventure at the annual Maple Sugar Festival March 18-19 & 25-26. Members FREE! (Scout-friendly; no reservations required)
Looking for that perfect antique item? Then look no further than the museum's Antique Show & Sale on April 22. Plenty of fine dealers with extensive collections - and it's all indoors. Members FREE on Saturday!
Kick-off the Museum's 2017 season on Opening Day May 13, or bring mom for an extra special Mother's Day on May 14. Join us as we celebrate the role of mothers throughout history. Watch the village come alive with springtime activities that will shower mom with love and affection! Don't miss chocolate-making demonstrations, American Heritage Chocolate tastings and wine/beer pairs both days! Members FREE! Mothers FREE on Mother's Day.
Make history while preserving history! Calling ALL runners and walkers – lace up your sneaks and join GCV&M for our inaugural 5K Fundraiser: Race Through History on Saturday, May 20!
Join us Friday, May 26 for a unique happy hour experience on warm spring evening set in the Historic Village. Purchase ahead online and save $5! This event is for adults ages 21+ and we will check each ID at the gate (no infants/small children allowed).
Join us Saturday June 17 under cover to celebrate the culture, history and traditions of the Scots and Irish through musical performances, dance demonstrations and an array of authentic food and drinks! Members FREE!
The historic village comes to life on June 24-25 with re-enactors portraying shopkeepers, housewives, merchants and soldiers amidst the sounds of fifes and drums; cannons and muskets; and Austen-era music and dancing. ALL WEEKEND LONG: Fathers FREE!
The patriotic and spirited festivities that turned July 4 into America’s greatest national holiday still flourish in this year’s grand celebration of Independence Day. Members FREE!
Genesee Country Village & Museum commemorates the battles that captured the headlines over 150 years ago this year on July 15 & 16. Members FREE! First battle is at 11:30am and the second battle is at 2pm.
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Except for special events,
GCVM is now CLOSED
for the season and will
re-open May 13, 2017.