Home » Places Gowanda Area Historical Society Museum The name "Gowanda" is derived from the Seneca Indian phrase meaning "a valley among the hills," or "under the cliffs," referring to the village's location below the Zoar Valley gorge along Cattaraugus Creek. Open by appointment only December through April 1st Gowanda Area Historical Society 2 Chestnut Street PO Box 372 Gowanda, NY 14070 United States Phone: 716-532-4064 42° 27' 32.7528" N, 78° 55' 55.2432" W General Information Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown Parking: Unknown RV Parking: Unknown Bus Parking: Unknown Pets Allowed: Unknown Accepts Credit Cards: Unknown Internet Access: Unknown Conference / Meeting / Banquet: Unknown Playground: Unknown Indoor Pool: Unknown Outdoor Pool: Unknown Swimming: Boat Launch or Dock: Fishing Access: Equestrian Trail Access: Unknown Bicycle Trail Access: Unknown Hiking Trail Access: Unknown Mountain Biking Trail Access: Unknown Snowmobile Trail Access: Unknown Please note Please note that this information may change and may be incorrect Gowanda Area Historical Society Museum is categorized in Autumn Spring Summer Museums Rainy Day Culture Enthusiasts Persia Email this page Travel Guide It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!! View the visitor's guide online or request that the Enchanted Mountains guide be snail mailed to you for FREE! Related Events Cancelled- Friends of Good Music presents Philip Edward Fisher Cancelled! - Friends of Good Music presents Kenneth Overton Friends of Good Music presents Kenneth Overton Southern Tier Symphony's: Series III "Amaze" Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Witness For the Prosecution"