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Genesee Country Village & Museum

GCV&M is the largest living history museum in New York State and has the largest collection of historic buildings in the Northeast. The museum, with its John L. Wehle Gallery and Genesee Country Nature Center, is open May-October, with special events all year long. It's located in Mumford, NY, just 20 miles southwest of Rochester and 45 miles east of Buffalo.

Attractions

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Family Fun and Museums

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History

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    • American

Groups

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Facility Info

  • Reception Capacity 1000
  • Banquet Capacity 500

Recurring weekly on Saturday until February 9, 2019

What is Kohlfahrt? Take a winter hike on the trails through the wintry landscapes of the Nature Center and Historic Village, stopping for fun and games as well as beer and wine samples, then add in a

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February 16, 2019

Under an almost-full moon, on Saturday, Feb. 16, have a nighttime owl adventure!

Take a guided walk through wintry woods, then enjoy getting up close with owls during a live presentation by Wild

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Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday until March 31, 2019

WEEKENDS ONLY: MARCH 23-24 & 30-31

Enjoy fresh air and the delicious aroma of simmering syrup with the whole family (Kids are FREE). Get out into the woods to discover all things maple! Head out on

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March 29, 2019

It’s a grand party celebrating the maple sugar harvest, and you’re invited! Toast a successful maple sugaring season with music, food and drinks, games and more. Break the winter doldrums with this

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April 13, 2019

Browse handpicked antiques and collectibles from over 30 dealers. From furniture, books and paintings to jewelry and textiles, a variety of collectibles will be under one roof. Get a jump on your

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May 11, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Spring is in the air as the village throws open its doors for a double celebration of Regular Season Opening Day on May 11, and Mother’s Day on May 12! The museum will be bustling with activities, and

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May 18, 2019

The most unique race course around – through nature trails and the Historic Village, all kicked off by firing a 100-pound anvil high into the air! Whether you’re running or power-walking, this

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June 7, 2019

A happy hour like no other, set in the beautiful Historic Village! Sample local craft beer, wine, cider and more, including GCV&M’s own Fat Ox and Intrepid Ales. Live music, food, and after-hours

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June 15, 2019

From the Scottish Highlands and the Emerald Isles to the Genesee Valley, Celtic traditions and roots run deep. Celebrate all things Scottish, Welsh, and Irish through authentic music, dance, food, and

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June 16, 2019

- On Father’s Day dads get in FREE! Give dad a day out to enjoy the many activities just for him happening at the museum. Get up close with the blacksmith or potter, catch a ball game or catch a fish!

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June 22, 2019 - June 23, 2019

In 1812, New York was the center of activity in our new nation, but the center of a deadly war as well. GCV&M will bring history alive with a peek at life in this exciting time - the utterly cool age

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June 25, 2019 - June 30, 2019

The name says it all: June 25-30, kids 17 and under are free! Each day, the museum will be full of activities for kids of all ages and interests, from Farmer Boys to Prairie Girls and everything in

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July 4, 2019

Bring the whole family for a grand celebration of our nation’s birth, complete with games, picnics, contests, and the highlight of the day – a ceremony to swear in some of our newest United States

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July 20, 2019 - July 21, 2019

Be a witness to one of the most pivotal moments in American history as we tell the story of the Civil War from the perspectives of soldiers and civilians alike. Troops will wage an exciting battle

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August 3, 2019 - August 4, 2019

We’re all MAD here for the newest GCV&M event, where each year we’ll highlight a featured author, and this year we’re talking cabbages and kings and author Lewis Carroll! Join us for a madcap weekend

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August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019

The highlight of the base ball season is this tournament that brings together vintage clubs from around the Northeast, Midwest, and Canada for a round-robin tourney of authentic 19th century base

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August 17, 2019 - August 18, 2019

An extraordinary music experience that brings together over 100 musicians on four stages for a weekend of non-stop entertainment! Settle in to hear the variety of performers, grab food and drinks, or

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August 31, 2019 - September 2, 2019

All Labor Day weekend, the museum will offer free admission to residents in five neighborhoods surrounding the museum: Mumford, Caledonia, Scottsville, LeRoy, and Avon.

The weekend intent is to

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September 2, 2019

What better way to spend Labor Day than with all things hops? Follow the journey of hops, one of New York State’s original cash crops, from field to brewery to pint glass. There will be tastings,

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October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Celebrate the bountiful Western NY harvest as the village shines in its finest fall colors! From livestock shows to cooking competitions, there will be non-stop activities all weekend long, in the

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October 17, 2019 - October 20, 2019

A night sure to send a chill down your spine, these guided tours look into the dark recesses of the village and explore some hair-raising tales of lore. Guided only by lanterns, you’ll see the village

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October 25, 2019 - October 26, 2019

Kids will love all the Halloween fun, from collecting treats at the historic homes to roasting marshmallows, movies, and games inside and out. Highlights include Teal Pumpkin Project houses, face

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November 30, 2019

Celebrate the holiday season alongside family and friends with a tasty, all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast! Kids have the chance to meet St. Nick (bring your cameras!) in the museum's beautifully

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November 30, 2019

Wander through the rustic winter setting as villagers busy themselves with preparations for the coming season. Interact with the villagers as they demonstrate a variety of activities, including:

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until December 21, 2019

Take a guided tour to Yuletides past that will warm your heart and soul. As you explore the wintry village, you’ll be invited into scenes that highlight a variety of celebrations and gatherings as

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December 21, 2019

Celebrate the traditions of the season and experience the village in its winter glory as you wander through the historic homes warmed by fires and dressed in festive decorations. Music, food, and good

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