The ideal place to spend time with family and friends!
Friday–Saturday, November 28–29, 2014 • 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Experience Thanksgiving traditions of the past during a special two-day event. Discover how rural New Yorkers typically celebrated Thanksgiving in the 1840s. 

  • See traditional Thanksgiving foods prepared over the open hearth at the rustic Lippitt Farmhouse.
  • Look in on the heritage-breed turkeys of all ages: poults, teenagers, hens and toms.  See their unusual turkey house and its historic wattle design.
  • Learn about unusual 19th century digestive medicines as they are created at Dr. Thrall’s Pharmacy.
  • See the blacksmith create kitchen utensils used in the 1840s. 
  • Ride the Empire State Carousel, or just enjoy a peaceful walk around the museum’s historic village.
  • Beautiful holiday items and greeting cards are in stock at The Farmers’ Museum Store.
  • Original and reproduction 19th-century products such as ceramics, glassware, band boxes, tinware, brooms, candles, soaps, candies, toys and games can all be found in Todd's General Store in the museum’s Historic Village.
  • Stop by the Crossroads Café, located next to Bump Tavern, for fresh homemade soups and chili, hot drinks, and freshly baked goodies.

Admission for the museum and its special Thanksgiving event: $12 adults, $10.50 seniors (age 65 and over), $6.00 children age 7-12, free for children 6 and younger. Members of the New York State Historical Association admitted free. Join today!