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.
On Friday, March 14, the museum will host Maple Madness, an exclusive program for homeschool families.
Bring the entire family 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 & Pancake Breakfast March 15-16 & 22-23.
The Genesee Country Village & Museum hosts the 16th annual Antique Show & Sale Saturday April 12. Dealers will present items from their extensive collections of furniture, paintings, textiles, books and ephemera, jewelry, porcelains and glassware.
After months of hibernation, the historic village and our villagers are more than eager to visit with museum goers on Opening Day May 10!
Treat Mom to a special day on Mother's Day May 11 in the historic village. Join us as we celebrate the role of mothers throughout the 19th century. Flowers will be blooming and children will be playing as the village comes alive with many springtime activities that will shower Mom with love and affection!
Step back into 1836 and experience what it was like to dine in an authentic stagecoach inn that was once located in the heart of the Genesee Country.
Military Heritage Day on May 17 will showcase the importance of the military in the lives of western New Yorkers from the birth of our nation through the modern day.
For lovers of horses, history, philanthropy and fun: Welcome to the inaugural USHJ Hunter Derby at the Genesee Country Village & Museum on June 7-8.
The Celts in Western New York played a major role in shaping the history of the Genesee Country. This special festival on June 28 will celebrate the culture, history and traditions of the Scots and Irish through musical performances by regional pipe bands, dance demonstrations from local schools and an array of authentic food and drinks to satisfy your palate.
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The Nature Center Trails are open weekends January & February. The Historic Village is closed for the season and will reopen May 10.