The following are a list of Museums that contain the
historical roots of Chenango County. Visit each one to see the exciting
artifacts they have collected from the area and learn about the
forget to visit our National
- Chenango County
45 Rexford Street, Norwich, NY
Experience the life and handicrafts of the counties' early settlers. Exhibits of
past and present industries, agriculture, and business districts from all corners of Chenango County. See the Norwich Pharmacal Co. exhibit of machines and products manufactured by the Company since their inception in 1885. Indian artifacts and
history of early railroads and the Chenango Canal. Three floors of exhibits
including an antique balloon basket, hair wreaths, toys, a real oxcart, farm and home
gadgets -especially 20th century electronics, a Civil War officer's desk, a life-size horse, and lots more including outside displays. The Lillie Building, the Loomis Barn and the Maple Sugar House.
Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. (607) 334-9227 (Please call ahead for tours.)
Alan Estus, Director; Meghan Molloy, Curator; Sarah Mahan, Educator
Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 77 Silver St., Norwich, NY. Books for all ages!
- James S. Flanagan History Research Facility, 43 Rexford Street, Norwich, NY. Contact the Historian's Office for appointments Patricia E. Evans, Historian; Joan Lieb, Historical Research Assistant.
Hours: Monday through Friday (except for legal holidays) 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM
- Afton Museum
The Afton Museum contains a house and a barn filled with exhibits. Inside the house,
history unfolds as you pass through each themed room. In the barn are more exhibits
on milking, laundry and tools. Inside there is a doll room, military room and Indian
room, just to name a few. There are artifacts from Afton families, including
an original collection from the Civil War in the military room, as well as an old fashioned
tread mill and small farm equipment. There is also a mantle piece from the Joseph
Smith Mormon House.
Open by appointment for individuals and groups. Admission is Free. Open 2:00 PM to
4:00 PM on Sundays - Memorial Day to Labor Day or by appointment; call (607) 639-2720.
- Coventry Museum and the Coventry Town Museum Association
By appointment only. Contact Phyllis Lerwick, Historian, at (607) 656-9517.
- Greene Museum
Moore Memorial Library
59 Genesee Street, Greene, NY
Collection includes Indian Artifacts, World War I items, and Greene Historical items.
Open 2nd Saturday of every month, year round, and by appointment. There is no
- Unadilla Valley Historical Museum/Mt Upton Historical
Route 8, PO Box 135,
Mt Upton, NY 13809
The Museum sits on the south end of town in the old railroad depot. Summer hours:
Sunday 2-4 PM and by appointment. Contact Jane Winchester at (607) 764-8375
- Northeast Classic Car Museum
NYS Route 23-24 Rexford Street,
The Northeast Classic Car Museum is an educational facility that collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits vehicles related to the evolution of transportation, with particular emphasis on the role of the automobile and its impact on American culture. The largest collection of Franklin luxury cars in the world, plus many other extremely
rare and unique models and manufacturers. Fascinating examples of early
technological advances and much more. Hours: open 7 days per week from 9 am-5 pm. Every day except Thanksgiving,
Christmas and New Year's Days. Call for car club and group tour special arrangements.
- Oxford Historical Society Museum
Depot Street, Oxford, NY
A small Train Depot located on Depot Street, Oxford. The museum pertains to Oxford's
history and has a vast collection of railroad memorabilia.
Open Thursday 1PM-3PM, July thru Dec. or by appt.
- Plymouth Historical Society Depot
An old railroad station that has been restored. It is now owned by the historical
society. It's open on Plymouth Days during July 12th and 13th. Inside there
are a few small exhibits that pertain to the Railroad and Cheese.
Open by appointment (607) 3349721