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Ward W. O'Hara Agricultural Museum

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Bigger than it looks; lots to see

We have been going to shows at the Merry Go Round Theater, right across the street in Emerson Park... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Joe H
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DeWitt, New York
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This museum will fool you because it looks small from the outside. Once you are inside it is... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
P5946FFjamesl
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Auburn, United States
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

We have been going to shows at the Merry Go Round Theater, right across the street in Emerson Park, for years, and never paid attention to this museum. The sign is modest and the building doesn't look like there can be much inside–but we were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joe H
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This museum will fool you because it looks small from the outside. Once you are inside it is surprising just how much information and how many exhibits are on the premises. It was enjoyable and woulld appreciate a little more info than what was available.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time spent about an hour and a half. Many excellent displays and tractors. The staff was very friendly.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Very interesting looking at all of the old time farming equipment & tools. The musuem volunteers are really knowledgeable on the history of all the donations.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

A group of us went at Christmas time to see the local Christmas tree display,there is so much local history here,takes me back to the days as a child on my grandmothers farm.A real gem in Cayuga County.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank twwilliam
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The museum is much larger than it appears from the road. It is full of interesting farm and country living artifacts. The volunteers and staff can give you interesting facts and tidbits. I learned about the teasel industry in the 1800's. The gal in the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lilacgrower
Reviewed 12 September 2016

It doesn't look very big from the front, but this museum houses an incredible display of things showcasing Cayuga County's rich agricultural heritage. One room looks like an old general store; one, an old kitchen; another, a 1-room school house. And that's just the front...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Surfr5
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My wife and I were fascinated by the collection of equipment, tools, machinery, photographs and records of Central New York agriculture in the 19th and early 20th century. The displays are easily viewed and nicely done. The setting in a barn-like building is very appropriate,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ATRjr
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I already knew a lot about agricultural growing up on a farm but for people who don't have that experience there are many, many exhibits to give people an idea of what it is to farm and how advanced things are now.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Harlene H
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended this if you have interest in the rural history of Cayuga County. The place is full of interesting items, all well cared for and clearly labeled . We were greeted by a friendly volunteer then wandered through room after room of items....More

Date of experience: July 2016
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