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

Cattaraugus County Museum Day

Cattaraugus County Museum Day 2018
Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Dive into the many museums scattered throughout Cattaraugus County on June 16th, 2018 – “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 State as a whole.  Feel the connection as you find your own

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Historic Instrument Talk with the African American Center for Cultural Development

African American Center for Cultural Dev benefit talk with Isaac Spaeth
Wed, 06/20/2018 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Event to benefit the Frican American Center for Cultural Development!  Join The Center along with Mark Jones and Isaac Spaeth as they host a Historic Instrument Talk.  This will feature the musical history of Buffalo and instrument restoration.  Isaac Spaeth is the owner of WindWorks in Olea

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Juneteenth Festival with the African American Center for Cultural Development

Juneteenth Celebration in Olean 2018
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2018It'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!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Huge Outdoor Sculpture Park

Griffis Sculpture Park is located on over 400 acres and holds over 250 sculptures.

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