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What is that aromatic smell?

Heirloom gardens can be found throughout the museum’s grounds. Immerse yourself in the fragrant herbs during a one day Living History Experience.

Experiences are offered May-October at a date to be determined at the mutual convenience of the participant and instructor. For ages 14 and up.

For more information email or call 585-294-8216.

Learning About Herbs

Spend the day learning about herbs and their use with one of our knowledgeable interpreters. Discover how to harvest, dry and store a variety of herbs. Let us tailor the experience to your specific interest. Choose from topics like cooking with herbs or learning about their medicinal or household uses. A costume is provided to transport you back to the 19th century, and you can take home items made during your experience.

Fee: $96 General Admission/$86 GCV&M Member

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