7462 Seneca Rd N
Hornell, NY 14843
Phone: (607) 324-0800
Fax: (607) 324-0905
7462 Seneca Rd N, Hornell, NY, US, 14843
- Phone: (607) 324-0800
- Fax: (607) 324-0905
Arts & Museums
Dedicated to the accomplishments of early motorcycle manufacturer and aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss, the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum houses a collection of historic aircraft, motorcycles and other artifacts of Curtiss origin. Other items of local historical significance on display include boats, winemaking equipment, firearms, house-wares, tools, toys, and 19th century firefighting equipment. Talk with volunteer craftsman and watch them as they work on the restoration of historic aircraft in the Restoration Shop.
Located at Bully Hill Vineyards, this museum features a collection of documents and exhibits on the Finger Lakes wine industry from the late 19th century to the present.
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.
Open to the public June through August, and by appointment only September through May, this museum is housed in the Painted Post Depot. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the pre-fabricated building was erected on its current site in 1881-1882, and was used by the railroad until 1954. Now it holds the Town of Erwin Museum Collection, which interprets the history of Painted Post and the Town of Erwin through exhibits of artifacts, pictures, illustrations and videotapes.
The Jenning's Tavern, popularly known as the Benjamin Patterson Inn is a historic inn and tavern that is spread over less than one acre of land. This tow levels structure designed in the Federal style of architecture is said to be the oldest frame building of that area. It features the dining room, the kitchen, an open fireplace, the long rooms and the guest quarters, and a beautiful collection of the things present in the home.
Explore the heavens at this mesmerizing planetarium, which projects real-time images of the night sky for guests to observe. The planetarium educates and delights all, with its fascinating, multimedia shows. Learn about the history of space exploration, Earth's nearby galaxies, connections between astronomy and culture, the planets, the stars, and NASA's family of space vehicles. The planetarium is
The Corning Museum of Glass is a celebration of glass, "not just for looking at or through." There are about 45,000 glass objects here, hands on exhibits that explore the art, science and technology of glass, daily glass-blowing demonstrations, a glass-working studio, a world class research library and market. See the website to know more.
Situated in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, The Rockwell Museum of Western Art displays a collection of Native American and Western artwork. It showcases paintings at its themed galleries which include Wilderness, Buffalo, Horse, Indian and Cowboy. Its educational program and tours, affiliated with the New York State Learning Standards, is particularly enjoyable for students between 8 and 12 years of age. There is also a National Geographic Collection of The Greatest Photographs of the American West, which is a favorite among visitors. Music, Margaritas & Sunsets is a special program hosted by the museum, every Wednesday, which includes a series of musical concerts. For a slice of Native American history, be sure to visit this museum.
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.
L. Caroline Underwood wanted her family's home to become a "public history museum." Caroline's Museum on the second floor of the L. Caroline Underwood Museum interprets the life of this well loved teacher, an avid collector and a passionate supporter of local history. The first floor of the museum houses the Historical Society's extensive research facilities and changing exhibits.
Today, the Oliver House features six period rooms furnished with an eclectic mix of the Dr. Andrew Oliver
The gallery presents exhibits, events, workshops, and classes.