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Genesee Country Village & Museum

History comes alive at the largest living history museum in New York. GCV&M invites your family to step back in time with costumed interpreters to explore the 19th-century Historic Village, including the working brewery, blacksmith, pottery, tin shop and the baby animals on the farm. GCV&M is also home to the John L. Wehle Gallery, Genesee Country Nature center, and Silver Base ball Park. Open seasonally with special events all year long. It's located in Mumford, NY, just 20 miles southwest of Rochester and 45 miles east of Buffalo.

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Groups

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Facility Info

  • Reception Capacity 1000
  • Banquet Capacity 500

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.

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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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