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HISTORIC PALMYRA is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated preserving the history and architectural heritage of Palmyra, New York. Once known as the "Queen of Erie Canal towns," Palmyra boasts an astonishing array of architecture, ranging...more
Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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132 Market St, Between E. Main Street and Erie Canal, Palmyra, NY 14522-1136
An amazing historic site packed with objects of the past. I was engaged to photograph some of these items and especially the dresses and dolls. Both floors are overflowing with history. My photos were not on my iPhone so you will have to visit to...More
We had a wonderful time and that was in large part due to the knowledge and attention of our personal tour guide, who completed the entire tour with us. All the buildings are within easy walking distance of one another. Kristy was extremely knowledgeable, very...More
This was the first museum we went through with our trail pass. It is a neat old building, that was moved to its current site. We had a guide that took us around the house and told us stories of significance. It was pretty interesting....More
Historic Palmyra's 5 Museums are packed with history! There is so much to see in every building, not to mention all 5 of them! The tour guides are very knowledgeable and provide a personalized experience. It is a great stop to learn about the history...More
We spent the day wandering around palmyra, and went on the historic museum tour. It was a great bargain. ..5 museums for $10. Part of why it was so nice was that we were given a private tour. We were allowed to take as much...More
The history of this town is just amazing not to be out done by the amazing curator who is great with adults and kids alike. Not being a history buff she certainly educated me on a vast many things I never knew about the town....More
It is obvious that the people of Palmyra care a great deal about their town and it's history. Erie Canal, printing, private citizens, fire department, police officers, urban renewal, 19th century, military, dolls, fire, voting, religion...just a few of the topics covered. We spent several...More
The Museum actually encompasses five separate buildings that we purchased and restored by the Palmyra Historical Society. For a nominal admission price ($6 adult, $4 teenager) we were treated to tons of local history - some that bordered on trivial but some quite significant. The...More