1 North Branch Road
Cuba, NY 14727
Phone: (585) 968-1992
Fax: (585) 968-3826
1 North Branch Road, Cuba, NY, US, 14727
- Phone: (585) 968-1992
- Fax: (585) 968-3826
Arts & Museums
Dedicated to preserving the history of World War II, this museum features spectacular exhibits, an award-winning introductory video and a large research library.
This museum features exhibits that focus on Native American history and culture in Western New York. The Seneca Nation, known also as the 'Keepers of the Western Door', have two reservations located in Cattaraugus County: the Allegheny Reservation, which includes the entire city of Salamanca, the only U.S. city located entirely on a reservation; and the Cattaraugus Reservation in the northern portion of the county. Displays in the museum include clan animal displays, a partial longhouse, traditional crafts like baskets and beadwork, modern Iroquois art, a children's discovery area and a gift shop with many handmade items and artwork. - Christine A. Smyczynski
The Penn-Brad Oil Museum contains a collection of artifacts, memorabilia and antique field equipment from the oil industry during the 1890s, including a 72-foot wooden drilling rig.
This beautiful Vernacular Italianate style church called the First Congregational Church of Otto. This structure is a historical that served the people for religious and social purposes. The church later was renamed as the Medora Ball Historical Museum. Comprising of listings of prominent people that lived here, historical events, artifacts of the Civil War, photographs, etc. Several other information about the church and the historical background is evident here.
The Old Jail Museum in the historic jail, Smethport
The Allegheny Arms & Armor Museum features over 20 major exhibits which include such items as armored cars, tanks, self-propelled guns, Soviet armor, anti-armor weapons, and tracked recovery vehicles.
Dedicate to the men and women who have served the United States in all branches of the armed forces in war and in peace time, the Allegheny Arms and Armor Museum's mission is "to preserve and maintain military vehicles, armor, aircraft, watercraft, weapons and associated military items" for present and future generations.
This 324-acre nature sanctuary is sponsored by the Buffalo Audubon Society. Year-round activities are available, along with seasonal festivals. The nature center has seven miles of marked hiking trails, along with a boardwalk with handrails for the physically challenged. The visitor's center houses nature-related exhibits, along with a discover room for children. The grounds are home to a variety of animals, as well as migrating birds. Visitors can enjoy cross-country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter months. There is also an observatory with a 20-inch diameter telescope, which is open to the public.
Spread over 0.3 acres (0.12 hectares) of land, the Java School No. 1 is a beautiful historic school that played an important role in the eductional institutional area. Designed in it's stunning Italian Villa style architecture the school currently runs as a historic museum that showcases the artifacts and the local history of Java. One can visit this museum via prior appointments.
This beautiful home designed in an amalgamation of Federal and Greek Revival styles is the Seth M. Gates House. In the past, it has hosted numerous meetings of well-known organizations and finally it was handed over to the Warsaw Historical Society. This society now operates it as a house museum, and was also included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
The Gen. William A. Mills House is a beautiful historic home. It is popularly known as the house of General William Augustin Mills, the founder as well as the foremost individual who settled in the Mount Morris region. This beautiful abode is now a house museum that operates under the name of Mills Mansion.
This 5,000-square-foot, hands-on museum is the perfect place for children up 10 years old to have a lot of fun. Originally opened in 1994 as a small museum in the basement of a local school, they moved to their present location in 2000. Kids are encouraged to touch the exhibits, as the museum's philosophy is that play is essential for learning. Children can play with food while planting a garden and selling vegetables from a farm stand. They can learn about different cultures and visit places like Mexico and the Netherlands. Budding Frank Lloyd Wrights can try their hand at designing and building houses. There are special programs for school groups and scouts; a party room is available for birthdays. - Christine A. Smyczynski