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Genesee Country Village & Museum

1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford, Wheatland, NY 14511
+1 585-538-6822
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Encompassing more than 600 acres, the Genesee Country Village & Museum is one of the largest living history museums in the country. Located in small hamlet of Mumford, New York, about 20 miles (32 km) from Rochester, New York, USA. First opened to the public in 1976, the authentic 19th-century Historic Village features costumed historians breathing life into many of the 68 relocated and restored historic homes, farms, shops and other public buildings. When you visit during the regular season you will find various historic trades and craftspeople as well as historic cooking and agricultural demonstrations. GCV&M is also home to the John L. Wehle Art Gallery, the Genesee Country Nature Center, Silver Baseball Park, and several Heirloom Gardens. Numerous special events and classes are also offered throughout the year. Our regular open season runs from Mother's Day weekend through Columbus Day, with special programs in November, December and March.
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1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford, Wheatland, NY 14511
+1 585-538-6822
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff who greats in the amazing buildings know a lot about their home/business. You can ask them any questions and you'll get an answer. And they are very friendly to boot! Plan at least half a day here. There is a lot of walking,...More

Thank DZ07
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Genesee Country Village has one of the best collections of art, costume, decorative arts and historic architecture in New York State and deserves to be much better known and visited than it is. The problem is that the staff basically gears everything towards fourth...More

Thank Zzardvark
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great representation of life in early New York state. Very well run with many demonstrations, etc. The layout is well planned and organized. Everyone associated with the village was friendly and personable. Well worth the price of admission.

Thank BHM7248
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took the grandchildren (12,13,15) expecting them to be totally bored. I was pleasantly surprised! The volunteer characters in period costume were extremely knowledgeable in their fields. Black-smith, Cooper, Tin-Maker, Farmer, Weaver, Brewer, Printer, etc. Knew their stuff and kept the grandchildren interested. I learned quit...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started by walking through the Historic Village. We visited many different places including, schoolhouses, homes, taverns, farms, potteries, and tinsmiths. There was a helpful map to guide us; if we didn't have it, we'd have no idea what was what. We played some fun...More

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Genesee Country Village and Museum is a place to witness first hand what it was like to live in the 19th century. Have you ever wondered how they made the newspaper back then? Have you ever wanted to step into a school house? Have...More

Thank nzggator
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I became a member a year ago. I have grown up visiting this incredible museum on field trips with my school and Girl Scouts. My father was in the 108th New York, Volunteer, Civil War Infantry. I remember the skirmishes, setting up the targets, recovering...More

Thank Holly W
Reviewed 29 June 2017

All the homes and buildings from the colonial period thru the Victorian age are awesome. Beautifully restored with many original furnishings. The docents are extremely good with knowledge of the past and demonstrating period crafts. Lots of farm animals for the kids.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This living history museum is one of the best in the country! If you are passing through, it is a must-see. If you live locally, why haven't you visited? It is a gem that is not to be missed.

Thank DebR1974
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The village is a great place to find out about what life was like in the 19th century. Amazingly informed docents, who care about the buildings and want you to care also are amazing. Be sure to visit the octagon house!

Thank Retiredsmiling
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2 September 2016|
Response from DeannaB68 | Property representative |
I am not sure what link you mean, but if you need a lift while visiting GCV&M and the trolley is not running, you need only ask a staff person and they will call someone to assist you.
23 August 2016|
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Response from Freespirit134 | Reviewed this property |
Hours of operation are as follows: note that the museum is closed on Mondays, and also on Tuesdays after September 10. GCVM is open 10 am-4 pm Tues-Sun, May 7-Sept 4 plus Wed-Sun, Sept 10-Oct 9 & May 30, July 4, Sept 5... More
Kathleen M
8 August 2016|
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Response from DeannaB68 | Property representative |
The roadways are gravel. There are a couple sections with a brick walk and a plank walkway section, but for the most part you would travel on the gravel roadways. About 20% of the buildings in the historic village are... More