New York State's largest and most comprehensive Living History Museum

There's fun for every age at Genesee Country Village & Museum.

Founded in 1966 by John L. Wehle, Genesee Country Village & Museum was created to help preserve the vanishing rural architecture of the Genesee Country, an area encompassing the Genesee River and stretching from the Finger Lakes to the Niagara Frontier and Lake Erie. Today, this living history museum includes a 19thcentury village, a gallery, a nature center, and 600 acres of gardens and wildlife.

Furnished with more than 15,000 artifacts, the Historic Village includes 68 structures originating from a 11 counties in Western New York State. The buildings depict how a small town in the region might have changed over time, providing insight into the origins of current customs, traditions, and social values. 

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