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The Spencerport Depot & Canal Museum is located in a historic trolley depot that sits along the banks of the Erie Canal in Spencerport, NY. The Spencerport Depot & Canal Museum is a small museum and visitor center. The museum houses collections...more
This local museum on the banks of the historic Erie Canal, showcases not only our history as a canal town, but also our very own phone company (Ogden Telephone, now a division of Frontier), and the depot (which was a part of the Rochester &...More
Date of experience: June 2018
Museum D, General Manager at Spencerport Depot & Canal Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018
Thanks for your wonderful review! I am glad you enjoyed yourself at the Museum and love our little village.
You really feel welcome here--we were greeted and asked how Museum, dock, and Spencerport in general could help us with our needs. (we were cruising the canal in a 34 ft hired narrowboat) They provide boaters with free shore power hookup, water tank refilling, wifi...More
I was very disappointed in the musuem. Didn't have much in the place was small. They raved about having showers below for people who dock up in Spencerport, NY on the Erie Canal. I found the Parma musuem to be very impressive which was north...More
Date of experience: August 2016
Simon D, General Manager at Spencerport Depot & Canal Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017
I am disappointed to hear you didn't enjoy your time at our museum. We do what we can with the little money or space we have.
I would keen to hear how you think we can improve the museum.
Run by dedicated volunteers, offers an interesting history of the Spencerport area, free of charge. Includes the history of the canal, trolley and telephone company. Bathrooms are available free of charge for canal travelers. A nice break from your bike or boat ride on the...More
This is a cute little museum next to the Erie canal and attached to the canal pathway, easy to get to by car, walking or boat. Plenty of public parking. There are plenty of maps and informational brochures
A great place to visit if you are interested in canal history. There are helpful volunteers that can answer your questions. It is a great spot if you are a boater on the canal as it has bathrooms and showers.
Just visited during the X-Mas festivities this past weekend in Spencerport. They have the place decorated for the holidays and it is very festive. However, the place is really not much of a museum. They have some items from the history of Spencerport but not...More
The Spencerport Depot & Canal Museum is a very locally-oriented piece of history that has become a labor of love for the local people (especially senior citizens) of Spencerport. The building itself is over 100 years old, having been an early train depot that has...More