Genesee Country Village & Museum

1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford, NY 14511 - United States

585-538-6822

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GCV&M is the largest living history museum in New York and the third-largest in the country. It is dedicated to preserving the historical, cultural and architectural heritage of the Genesee Valley Region. In the Historic Village, costumed interpreters demonstrate life, skills, crafts and trades that helped shape America. The museum’s John L. Wehle Gallery exhibits a nationally renowned collection of hunting and sporting art of the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as the Susan W. Greene Collection of historic clothing. The Nature Center includes 175 acres of wildlife preserve, a nature center building with instructional space and 5½ miles of interpreted hiking trails.

Exhibits

The Historic Village interprets life in the 19th century throughout its 68 buildings. Additionally, the Grieve’s Brewery is the nation’s only operating 19th-century interpreted brewery. Interpreters, including the farmer, blacksmith, cooper, potter, and tinsmith bring history to life with demonstrations and story-telling. The John L. Wehle Gallery has exquisite open storage of the nationally recognized Susan W. Greene Clothing Collection and historical coverlets. Over five miles of Nature Center trails are open to hike.

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