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Campus Accessibility

Providing a welcoming and positive experience for our guests

Genesee Country Village & Museum is an expansive living history site and museum complex with more than 60 restored historic structures. The site spans 600 acres and in areas does consist of gravel, dirt paths and some uneven terrain.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding accessibility, including: physical accessibility, mobility concerns, ASL interpretation, language selection, large print materials or sensory experiences, please contact us at info@gcv.org or by phone at 585-538-6822.

Wheelchair Access

The Museum’s modern facilities (such as the Gallery and Nature Center) are universally accessible, as are part of the historic structures including: Toll House, Livingston-Backus House, Humphrey House, Foster House, Pioneer Farmstead Barn, Blacksmith Shop, Cooper Shop, Drug Store, Tinsmith Shop, Flint Hill Pottery, Kieffer’s Place, Jones Farm, and Hamilton House Carriage Barn. Our Digital Map shows which buildings are accessible.

Wheelchair accessibility may be limited due to weather. Discounted admission is offered for individuals with disabilities: adult $12, senior citizen (62+)/college student $10, youth $8, able companion/aide is free.

GCV&M does not provide wheelchairs or scooters for rent. The trolley runs on weekends and on Wednesdays throughout the season, and is wheelchair accessible.

Parking is FREE and plentiful. Accessible parking bays are located directly in front of the Flint Hill Admissions Building. 

ASL Interpretation

We are pleased to be able to offer ASL interpretation for our guests during select special events and programs at GCV&M. For any event during which guests can find ASL interpreters, we will indicate on the event webpage the times and locations so that guests can plan their day accordingly! 

Daily accommodations include an annotated map and guidebook available to borrow inside the Flint Hill Store.  
 

Sensory Guide

There is so much to experience at a living history museum! We have compiled a sensory guide to help visitors determine which areas of the Museum provide access to amenities, which areas might be noisy, which areas offer tactile experiences, and more.

Click the button below to download our sensory guide before your visit. 

 

Museums For All

Genesee Country Village & Museum is a proud member of the Museums for All initiative.

Through Museums for All, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free or reduced admission to more than 1,000 museums throughout the United States simply by presenting their SNAP EBT (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Electronic Benefit Transfer) card.

Genesee Country Village & Museum offers a reduced rate of $3.00 per ticket, for up to four guests, with on-site purchase to any visitor who is an EBT card holder.

 

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DEAI (Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion)

Genesee Country Village & Museum is actively committed to broadening our understanding of DEAI (Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion), and making it part of everything that we do. Guided by our mission, values, and inclusive culture of curiosity, we strive to dismantle inequity and address erasure through ongoing dynamic interpretation, communications, research, and outreach. We celebrate the stories of our shared past; connect the rich diversity of the 19th century to the present; and collaborate with the communities we serve to create welcoming spaces for 
learning, work, exploration, and play.