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Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Absolutely wonder tour! Very focused on historical accuracy.

I had my doubts about this, as many of these similar places I have been at were not very... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
Great for all ages

We took a day to do some "local" sights and came to the Heritage Village. Tom (TJ) gave us a... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
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Step into history at the Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes. Visit the historic Patterson Inn, a 1796 frontier tavern, 1850s log cabin, 1878 one room schoolhouse, 1870s blacksmith shop, and interactive barn exhibit, all furnished to...more
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73 W Pulteney St, Corning, NY 14830-2212
+1 607-937-5281
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All reviews blacksmith shop wonderful tour early settlers one room school house great collection guided tour great place to visit all ages history material historically museum fall
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

My wife and i took the guided tour. When we showed up a tour was already in progress and so they put us on that tour and then took us back on our own after the first couple was complete. I really enjoyed the staff....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed August 10, 2018

I had my doubts about this, as many of these similar places I have been at were not very historically accurate. This was very unique, the tour guide knew her stuff, and the you could almost imagine being there at that time! They have assembled...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

We took a day to do some "local" sights and came to the Heritage Village. Tom (TJ) gave us a wonderful guided tour. So much information and knowledge about the life of the early settlers in this area. If you are looking for something different...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Small but interesting museum. Tom gave us a wonderful tour which kept the kids interested for 90 minutes.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Michele R
Reviewed September 23, 2017

We went the on 9/21/2017. Unfortunately, we were advised that they were closed to the public as they were getting ready for their annual museum day festival the coming Saturday of 9/23/2017. Since all employees were preparing the museum for the annual festival, we were...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank vpistritto
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We took our 11 year old granddaughter here and we all enjoyed it. We all learned things that we were previously unaware of. The guide was very informative. The stories they tell about what happened in the buildings brings it all to life. We will...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank CarolT162
Reviewed August 3, 2017

A few minutes away from downtown Corning, this little area was a nice stop. Admission was very inexpensive. There are a few buildings to see, a blacksmith shop, one room school house, a cabin, and on old inn, which was very interesting. A nice way...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Ricmar60
Reviewed July 18, 2017

What a great collection of historic buildings. They are willing to do group programs and the guides are very good.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Cheryl L D
Reviewed April 6, 2017

The Heritage Village does an amazing job of presenting history to the community. The volunteers are dedicated to bring that to life through tours and reenactments. Anyone can stop in during working hours and/or buy tickets for special events. School groups are set up to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank Yorkxan
Reviewed December 11, 2016

We visited the Heritage Village during the 1st week of December 2015. Very inexpensive, wonderful place. The 4 buildings include an inn built in 1796, a log cabin from 1855, a 1 room schoolhouse from 1878, & a blacksmith shop from the 1870's. When I...More

Date of experience: January 2016
5  Thank Lori T
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Art B
July 7, 2015|
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Response from Jessica C | Property representative |
Hi Art B. We are all dog people here at the Heritage Village! We would be able to make some sort of arrangement for your dog. We are open Monday through Saturday 10am-4pm for tours. We hope to see you and your dog soon!