Museums

Learn more about Cattaraugus County's history at any of the following museums.
At one time, Cattaraugus County was a hub for cutlery creation in the United States.

Museums Events

Tufting Class with Samantha Jacobs at the SINM

Tufting Class Flyer
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join in for Tufting Class with Samantha Jacobs at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum. Classes start on May 16th and will run for four weeks (until June 6th). Classes run from 5:30-7:30pm and the cost is $200 with all materials included.

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Bow and Arrow Class at the SINM

Bow and Arrow Class Flyer
Sat, 05/18/2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Join in for Bow and Arrow Class with Billy Abrams at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum. Classes start on May 18th and will run for six weeks. Classes run from 10am until 1pm and the cost is $500 with all materials included.

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Allegany Area Historical Association presents "Early Businesses Along Main St"

Allegany Main St. Historical Photo
Sun, 05/19/2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

The Allegany Area Historical Asscoiation will meet on Sunday, May 19 at 2:00PM at the Heritage Center, 25 North Second Street.  AAHA Vice-President Char Sendlakowski will wrap up her series about the early businesses in Allegany along Main Street.  She will cover East Main, from Fifth Street to the village line, and West Main Street, from Second Street to the Five Mile Creek.  S

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Seneca Nation of Indians President's Day- At the Cultural Center

Outside view of Cultural Center
Sat, 06/15/2019 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate current and past Seneca Nation Presidents at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center all day on Seneca Nation of Indians President's

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Cattaraugus County Museum Day

Cattaraugus County Museum Day 2019
Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Dive into the many museums scattered throughout Cattaraugus County on June 15th, 2019 – “Cattaraugus County Museum Day” to uncover exhibits that display our towns and villages Historic paths through time.  Learn local history and the ongoing stories of your community, the landscapes surrounding you, and the United States as a whole.  Feel the connection as you find your own

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Traditional Pottery Workshop

Pottery Flyer
Tue, 06/25/2019 - 5:30pm - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 8:00pm

Join in for a traditional pottery workshop on June 25th, 26th, and 27th from 5:30pm - 8pm with world renowned Traditional Pottery Artist Pete Jones. The event will be held at the new Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center.

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Cultural Center Anniversary of Opening Celebration

Outside view of Cultural Center
Sun, 08/04/2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate the one year anniversary of the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center opening on August 4th from 10am-5pm.

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 09/07/2019 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In September's class, you will learn how to make and quilt the Ohio Star in a Mug-Rug set.

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 10/05/2019 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In October's class, you will learn how to make and quilt a 9 Patch Tote Bag, or Dresden Wreath.

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Scary Stories Friday at the Cultural Center

Outside of Cultural Center
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join in for an evening of scary stories and local folklore at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center. The event is open to the public and will include scary stories, local folklore, and craft activities for the kids.

 


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Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Sat, 10/26/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Museum, in its new location, the Cultural Center! Activities include Kid's Crafts, Food & Craft Vendors & the Annual Scary Stories in the Museum! This event is open to the public.

 

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2019It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Largest Covered Aviaries in the World

2 of the largest covered aviaries in the world and a waterfowl preserve are located at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary with over 300 geese, ducks and swans even having the endangered NeNe geese.

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