We are open for the season!

Summer is upon us! The Empire State Carousel is now open. Visit and walk through the Museum’s park-like setting, see demonstrations with our knowledgeable interpreters, and meet our cute barnyard animals. Performances on the Tavern Green every Saturday and Sunday this summer! In the Main Barn, you’ll see our exhibition BREW: New York’s Craft Beer Revival.

Harvest of History

On Harvest of History you will find a wealth of resources for the classroom and also for your own personal edification. We offer numerous programs for school field trips, resources for the classroom, and programming for those that are looking to grow in their personal knowledge or the knowledge of their profession.


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Shop in our Museum Store

The museum store is located in the Herders Cottage. It features merchandise based on the history and culture of New York State and rural America. Handcrafted items produced by our highly skilled staff and local artisans are featured. A section containing toys, games, books and crafts will please children of all ages! (Reopening April 1, Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–4pm)

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