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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.  It's located in Mumford, NY, just 20 miles southwest of Rochester and 45 miles east of Buffalo.


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    • On-site Restaurant

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Tours & Excursions

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    • American


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Facility Info

  • Reception Capacity 1000
  • Banquet Capacity 500

May 14, 2017

Celebrate Mother's Day during the museum's opening weekend with FREE admission for all moms! The village comes alive for the spring season as we honor moms during our opening weekend! Explore the


May 20, 2017

  • Help preserve local history!
  • Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate. The majority of the route will be unpaved and uneven, so please plan accordingly.

June 17, 2017

This special festival at Genesee Country Village & Museum celebrates the culture, history and traditions of the Scots and Irish through musical performances by regional pipe bands, dance


Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday until June 25, 2017

The Historic Village at Genesee Country Village & Museum comes to life with re-enactors portraying shopkeepers, housewives, merchants and soldiers. Enjoy the lively sounds of fifes and drums; see


July 4, 2017

Experience all the pomp, pageantry and rowdy merriment that marked July 4th observances of the past. In the morning, witness a grand and moving ceremony as some 50 people gather on the steps of Town


Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday until August 6, 2017

Laura Ingalls Wilder Days are fun for the whole family! Meet a special guest from the Little House on the Prairie TV series who will be giving a talk at noon, followed by an autograph and


August 26, 2017

Enjoy a day celebrating German heritage and the hop harvest season at Genesee Country Village & Museum! This one-day only event will be filled with activities, dancing and music, all stemming from the


September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017

Gather the family, cook up your famous fruit preserves, make your shopping list and head to the fair - it's the highlight of the harvest season.

Experience the spirit of a 19th-century magic show


It’s dark, long past sunset. There’s something disquieting in the air. The old buildings, even the trees, their dry leaves rustling, seem to be whispering dark, sinister secrets. Using the


Put on your Halloween costume and collect treats from the townspeople in the family-friendly atmosphere of the Historic Village on a colorful autumn afternoon. Approximately 12 houses will welcome


November 18, 2017

19th century families needed to start early if they were going to be ready for the holidays. Share in that age-old experience, as Genesee Country Village & Museum presents Preparing for the Holidays


November 25, 2017

Enjoy a delicious breakfast with St. Nick himself in the museum's beautiful, holiday-decorated Meeting Center! There will be opportunities for photos, and each child will even receive a special


Take part in an event that harkens to the Christmases of yesteryear with Genesee Country Village & Museum's Yuletide in the Country Tours. The year is 1849, and New York has just declared Christmas an