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

Cornplanter Pipe Tomahawk Exhibit Unveiling at the Cultural Center

Chief Cornplanter with pipe tomahawk
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 3:00pm

227 years later, Chief Cornplanter's Peace Pipe-Tomahawk is returned to Seneca Nation of Indians.  The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum has announced the Exhibition of the Cornplanters Pipe Tomahawk to be unveiled on March 14th at 3pm!

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Classes
Sat, 04/20/2019 - 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 April's class, you will learn how to make a Log Cabin Wall Hanging and learn the significance of the different colors. 

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 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 May's class, you will learn how to make a Trapunto Pillow, choosing from various designs.

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"Mother of All Tours" at the Cultural Center

Learning about Women at the Cultural Center
Sun, 05/12/2019 (All day)

Celebrate Mothers at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center all day on Mother's Day. The Seneca are a matrilineal society so taking Mom to see the new Cultural Center is the perfect way to celebrate her. There will be a special tour of influential women in Iroquois history. 

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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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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!!

View the visitor's guide online

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

City on Tribal Territory

Salamanca, NY is the only city in America that is almost totally located on Tribal Territory.

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