List of museums in New York

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This list of museums in New York is a list of museums, defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included. Also included are non-profit art centers and galleries.

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Name Location County Region Type Summary
1805 Frisbie House Salisbury Center Herkimer Adirondack Region Local history Operated by the Salisbury Historical Society
1812 Homestead Farm and Museum Willsboro
44°22′58″N 73°26′51″W / 44.382766°N 73.447638°W / 44.382766; -73.447638 (1812 Homestead Farm and Museum)
Essex Adirondack Region Living Recreates daily farm life in the early 19th century
1863 Schoolhouse Deerpark Orange Mid-Hudson Local history
1890 House Museum and Center for Victorian Art Cortland Cortland Finger Lakes Historic house website, focuses on Victorian life
1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum Geneseo Livingston Finger Lakes Aviation Aircraft of the World War II and Korean War eras
Adirondack History Center Museum Elizabethtown Essex Adirondack Region Local history website, operated by the Essex County Historical Society
Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Blue Mountain Lake Hamilton Adirondack Region Art website
Adirondack Mennonite Heritage Farm Croghan Lewis Adirondack Region Historic house Operated by the Adirondack Mennonite Heritage Association & Historical Society, 19th-century house and farm buildings with exhibits about early Amish-Mennonite settlers in the area
Adirondack Museum Blue Mountain Lake Hamilton Adirondack Region Local history Collections focus on outdoor recreation, boats and boating, transportation, fine art, work and industry, tourism, and community life
Adsit Log Cabin Willsboro
44°25′18″N 73°22′35″W / 44.421667°N 73.376389°W / 44.421667; -73.376389 (Adsit Log Cabin)
Essex Adirondack Region Historic house 18th-century log cabin
African American Museum of Nassau County Hempstead Nassau Long Island African American History of African-Americans on Long Island and the African-American contribution to the social and cultural development of American society
Afton Historical Museum Afton Chenango Central Leatherstocking Local history website, operated by the Afton Historical Society
Agricultural Memories Museum Penn Yan Yates Finger Lakes Transportation website, antique farm tractors, farm equipment, carriages, toy tractors
Akin Free Library Pawling Dutchess Mid-Hudson Multiple Library with museum of local history operated by the Pawling Historical Society and the Olive Gunnison Natural History Museum
Akwesasne Cultural Center Hogansburg Franklin Adirondack Region Native American
Alan and Helene Rosenberg Jewish Discovery Museum Commack Suffolk Long Island Ethnic - Jewish website, part of the Suffolk Y JCC, Jewish life, history, values, traditions and heroes, as well as Israel and the Hebrew language
Albany Center Gallery Albany Albany Capital District Art website, contemporary art
Albany Institute of History and Art Albany Albany Capital District Multiple Art, local history, founded in 1791
Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center Albany Albany Capital District Natural history website, natural history of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Albright-Knox Art Gallery Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Art Modern and contemporary art
Alice T. Miner Museum Chazy Clinton Adirondack Region Historic house 1824 Colonial Revival house with period furnishings
Alling Coverlet Museum Palmyra Wayne Finger Lakes Textile website, coverlets date from the 1830s to the 1880s and quilts, operated by Historic Palmyra
Almanzo Wilder Farm Malone Franklin Adirondack Region Historic house website, boyhood home of Almanzo Wilder
Amelia Cottage Museum Amagansett Suffolk Long Island Local history Operated by the Amagansett Historical Society
American Airpower Museum East Farmingdale Suffolk Long Island Aviation Features flying World War II aircraft manufactured by Republic Aviation
American Italian Museum & Cultural Center Albany Albany Capital District Ethnic website
American Maple Museum Croghan Lewis Adirondack Region Industry - Maple website
American Merchant Marine Museum Kings Point Nassau Long Island Maritime Marine art and artifacts, National Maritime Hall of Fame
American Museum of Cutlery Cattaraugus Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Industry information, examples of knives, swords, edged tools and weapons
Ames Museum Ames Montgomery Mohawk Valley Local history
Antique Boat Museum Clayton Jefferson Thousand Islands Maritime
Arcade Historical Society Museum Arcade Wyoming Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, also known as the Gibby House
Arkell Museum Canajoharie Montgomery Mohawk Valley Multiple American art and history
Arnot Art Museum Elmira Chemung Finger Lakes Art Includes 17th to 19th-century European paintings, and 19th and 20th-century American art, 21st-century contemporary representational art
Art Museum at SUNY Potsdam Potsdam St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Art Also known as Gibson Gallery, part of State University of New York at Potsdam
Arts Center of Yates County Penn Yan Yates Finger Lakes Art website, arts center with exhibit gallery
Ashford Historical Society Museum West Valley Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information, open by appointment
AWA Wireless Museum Bloomfield Ontario Finger Lakes Technology website, vintage radio equipment, operated by the Antique Wireless Association
Avon Preservation and Historical Society Museum Avon Livingston Finger Lakes Local history website
Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum Peru Clinton Adirondack Region Agriculture website, rural farm buildings, equipment and tools
Bainbridge Museum Bainbridge Chenango Central Leatherstocking Local history information, photos, operated by the Bainbridge Historical Society
Baldwin Historical Museum Baldwin Nassau Long Island Local history website, operated by the Baldwin Historical Society
Bannerman Castle Pollepel Island Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Tours of the early-20th-century castle house, part in ruins, accessible by boat
Barker Historical Museum Fredonia Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website
Bayport Aerodrome Bayport Suffolk Long Island Aviation Historic flying aircraft
Bayville Historical Museum Bayville Nassau Long Island Local history Facebook site, open by appointment
Bedford Museum Bedford Westchester Lower Hudson Local history website, operated by the Bedford Historical Society, includes the restored 1787 Court House and local history exhibits, also operates the 1829 School House
Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum Complex Farmingdale Nassau Long Island Open air website, includes an 1833 house, blacksmith shop, boathouse, milk house, collections of Sperry gyroscopes, decoys, antique tools, wedding gowns, dolls and toys from the mid 1800s
Bement-Billings Farmstead Newark Valley Tioga Finger Lakes Historic house Operated by the Newark Valley Historical Society, early 19th-century period house and farmstead, costumed docents with craft demonstrations
Bemus Point Historical Museum Bemus Point Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information
Benjamin and Dr. Edgar R. Codeld Judaic Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Judaica website, over 1,000 Judaic artifacts dating back to the 10th century, also known as the Codeld Judaic Museum
Benjamin Long Homestead Tonawanda Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house information, operated by the Historical Society of the Tonawandas
Benjamin Patterson Inn Corning Steuben Finger Lakes Open air Operated by the Corning-Painted Post Historical Society, complex includes Benjamin Patterson Inn, Wixson Road Log Cabin, Blacksmith Shop, Starr Barn, Browntown Schoolhouse
Best House and Medical Exhibit Middleburgh Schoharie Capital District Historic house Former country doctor's home with medical exhibits, life from the 1870s to 1940s
Beth Joseph Synagogue Tupper Lake Franklin Adirondack Region Ethnic - Jewish
Bevier House Museum Marbletown Ulster Mid-Hudson Historic house Home of the Ulster County Historical Society, stone house dating back to the 17th century
Big Flats Historical Society Museum Big Flats Chemung Finger Lakes Local history website
Big Springs Museum Caledonia Livingston Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Big Springs Historical Society
Binghamton University Art Museum Binghamton Broome Central Leatherstocking Art Part of Binghamton University
Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center North Blenheim Schoharie Capital District Science Energy and electricity
Blessed Marianne Cope Shrine Syracuse Onondaga Central New York Religious website, shrine and museum with relics and exhibits about the life Marianne Cope
Blockhouse Museum & Historic Park Brewerton Oswego Central New York Local history Operated by the Fort Brewerton Historical Society, reconstruction of a late-18th-century log block house
Bluff Point Lighthouse Valcour Island Clinton Adirondack Region Lighthouse Operated by the Clinton County Historical Association, exhibits about the lighthouse and local history and natural history
Bohemia Historical Society Museum Bohemia Suffolk Long Island Local history website
Boldt Castle Alexandria Bay Jefferson Thousand Islands Historic house Early-20th-century castle house
Bolton Historical Museum Bolton Landing Warren Adirondack Region Local history website, operated by the Historical Society of the Town of Bolton
Boonville Black River Canal Museum Boonville Oneida Adirondack Region Transportation website, history of the Black River Canal
Boscobel Cold Spring Putnam Lower Hudson Historic house 19th-century mansion and estate
Brain Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Science website, also known as the Museum of Neuroanatomy, collection of brain specimens, part of University at Buffalo
Brick Church Museum Galen Wayne Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Galen Historical Society
Brick House Museum Montgomery Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house 18th-century estate of Nathaniel Hill
Brick Tavern Museum Montour Falls Schuyler Finger Lakes Local history Operated by the Schuyler County Historical Society
Bridge House Museum Phoenix Oswego Central New York Local history website
Bridgehampton Museum Bridgehampton Suffolk Long Island Local history website, operated by the Bridgehampton Historical Society, will include the Nathaniel Rogers House
Bronck House Coxsackie Greene Capital District Historic house 17th-century Dutch homestead, operated by the Greene County Historical Society
Brookfield Museum Brookfield Madison Central Leatherstocking Local history website, operated by the Town of Brookfield Historical Society
Brookhaven National Laboratory Science Museum Brookhaven Suffolk Long Island Science website, operated by Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven Volunteer Firefighters Museum Ridge Suffolk Long Island Firefighting website
Brookside Museum Ballston Spa Saratoga [Adirondack Region Local history Home of the Saratoga County Historical Society
Buffalo Fire Historical Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Firefighting
Buffalo History Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Local history Local history, industry, Native Americans, pioneers, ethnic heritage and culture, 19th century shops and businesses
Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Maritime Home to several decommissioned US Naval vessels including the Cleveland-class cruiser USS Little Rock, the Fletcher-class destroyer USS The Sullivans, and the submarine USS Croaker
Buffalo Motorcycle Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Transportation - Motorcycle website
Buffalo Museum of Science Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Science includes Tifft Nature Preserve
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Amherst Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Living 12 historic buildings including homes, one-room schoolhouses, a barbershop, and a church, formerly the Amherst Museum
Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway Station Orchard Park Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Railroad Operated by the Western New York Railway Historical Society
Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Transportation website, cars, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia
Bull Stone House Hamptonburgh Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house Early-18th-century stone house
Bullthistle Model Railroad Society Museum Norwich Chenango Central Leatherstocking Railroad website, model railroad layouts
Burchfield-Penney Art Center Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Art Features works by Charles E. Burchfield, J. J. Lankes and other area artists
Burden Iron Works Troy Rensselaer Capital District Industry - Iron works Open by appointment only
Bundy Museum Binghamton Broome Central Leatherstocking Multiple website, Victorian period house, Bundy Manufacturing Company time recorder clocks and artifacts, modern & African art, local history, Southern Tier Broadcasters Hall of Fame, period barber shop
Busti Grist Mill & Historical Society Museum Busti Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Mill Open for annual fall festival and by appointment
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Smithtown Suffolk Long Island Multiple 543-acre park, features a museum with exhibits about the preserve's history, nature and ecosystems
Call Homestead Museum Andover Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region History information, 19th- and 20th-century farm equipment and traditional rural implements, butter churns, crocks, clocks, quilts, toys, musical instruments, furniture, artwork and local pottery
Cambridge Historical Society Museum Cambridge Washington Adirondack Region Local history website, Victorian house with period furnishings and local history displays
Camp Santanoni Newcomb Essex Adirondack Region Historic camp National Historic Landmark camp open for tours
Camp Shanks World War II Museum Orangeburg Rockland Lower Hudson Military Former embarkation point for troops in World War II
Canastota Canal Town Museum Canastota Madison Central Leatherstocking Local history
Cape Vincent Historical Museum Cape Vincent Jefferson Thousand Islands Local history information
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts Katonah Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Estate with gardens, summer music festival
Carmel Historical Center Carmel Putnam Lower Hudson Local history website, Facebook site
Carnegie Arts Center North Tonawanda Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Art Contemporary art exhibits, visual art and dance classes
Caroga Historical Museum Caroga Fulton Adirondack Region Open air website, farm house, exhibit barn, general store, cobbler's shop, ice house and Sherman's Park Arcade, operated by the Caroga Historical Association
Carriage House Museum (Camden, New York) Camden Oneida Central Leatherstocking Transportation - Carriages information, information
Cary Hill Sculpture Park Salem Washington Adirondack Region Art Sculpture park
CAS Arts Center Livingston Manor Sullivan Mid-Hudson Art website, operated by the Catskill Art Society
Casey's Cottage Mexico Oswego Thousand Islands Historic website, located in Mexico Point Park, medieval-style cottage
Castellani Art Museum Lewiston Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Art Contemporary art and folk art, part of Niagara University
Castile Historical Museum Castile Wyoming Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, operated by the Castile Historical Society
Catamount People's Museum Catskill Greene Capital District Culture website, people, stories, culture and history of the Catskill Mountains, located in a bobcat-shaped building built out of salvaged wood[1]
Cattaraugus County Museum Machias Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, also known as the Stone House
Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum Livingston Manor Sullivan Mid-Hudson Sports
Caverns Creek Grist Mill Howes Cave Schoharie Capital District Mill website, museum and country store
Cayuga Museum of History and Art Auburn Cayuga Finger Lakes Multiple Local history, art, culture and the invention of sound film
Cedarmere Roslyn Harbor Nassau Long Island Historic house Early 20th-century mansion, former estate of poet and journalist William Cullen Bryant
Central Square Museum Central Square Oswego Thousand Islands Railroad website, operated by the Central New York Chapter, National Railway Historical Society
Center for Photography at Woodstock Woodstock Ulster Mid-Hudson Art Artist-centered contemporary photography organization with exhibits
CEPA Gallery Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Art website, contemporary photography and visual arts center
Champlain Valley Transportation Museum Plattsburgh Clinton Adirondack Region Transportation Includes cars, canoes, trains, trolleys and more
Chapman Historical Museum Glens Falls Warren Adirondack Region Historic house Late-19th-century period house
Charles Dickert Wildlife Collection Saranac Lake Franklin Adirondack Region Natural history website, located on the first floor of the Saranac Lake Free Library, taxidermy specimens of local animals
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Rochester Monroe Finger Lakes Lighthouse Operated by the Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society
Charlton Historical Society Museum Charlton Saratoga Adirondack Region Local history website
Chautauqua Institution Chautauqua Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Art Visual arts gallery, performing arts
Cheektowaga Historical Museum Cheektowaga Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, operated by the Cheektowaga Historical Association
Chemung Valley History Museum Elmira Chemung Finger Lakes Local history Operated by the Chemung County Historical Society
Chenango Canal Cottage Museum Bouckville Madison Central Leatherstocking Local history website, operated by the Chenango Canal Association
Chenango County Historical Society Museum Norwich Chenango Central Leatherstocking Local history website
Cherry Valley Museum Cherry Valley Otsego Central Leatherstocking Local history information
Children's Museum at Saratoga Saratoga Springs Saratoga Capital District Children's website
Children's Museum of Science and Technology Troy Rensselaer Capital District Science
Children's Museum of the East End Bridgehampton Suffolk Long Island Children's website
Children's Museum of History, Natural History, Science & Technology Utica Oneida Adirondack Region Children's
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum Chittenango Madison Central Leatherstocking Transportation - Canals website
Cigarville Railroad Station Museum Clay Onondaga Central New York Local history information, information, operated by the Town of Clay Historical Association
Clarence Historical Museum Clarence Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, operated by the Clarence Historical Society
Clarendon Historical Society Museum Clarendon Orleans Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information
Clermont State Historic Site Clermont Columbia Capital District Historic house 1930s period manor house and estate with exhibits about the Livingston family
Clifton F. West Historical Museum Hague Warren Adirondack Region Local history website
Clinton Academy East Hampton Suffolk Long Island Education website, operated by the East Hampton Historical Society, adjacent to Town House
Clinton County Historical Museum Plattsburgh Clinton Adirondack Region Local history website, operated by the Clinton County Historical Association
Clove Furnace Historic Site Arden Orange Mid-Hudson Industry Iron blast furnace ruins and museum
Cobblestone Society Museum Childs Orleans Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website
Columbia County Museum Kinderhook Columbia Capital District Local history website, operated by the Columbia County Historical Society
Colton Museum Colton St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history website, open daily 10-2 and by appointment with the Colton Historical Society
Constitution Island West Point Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house - Fort Tour includes boat ride to and from island, guided tour of Revolutionary War fortifications and 17 room Warner House
Cook Museum of Local History Galway Saratoga Adirondack Region Local history information, restored Victorian house with Victorian rooms, dolls, clothing, dishes, tools, bibles
Cornerstone Park (Carmel, New York) Carmel Putnam Lower Hudson Local history website
Corning Museum of Glass Corning Steuben Finger Lakes Industry - Glass
Cottage Lawn Museum Oneida Madison Central Leatherstocking Historic house Operated by the Madison County Historical Society, Victorian period house and local history displays
Cradle of Aviation Museum Garden City Nassau Long Island Aviation
Crandall Public Library Folklife Center Glens Falls Warren Adirondack Region Multiple website, exhibits of the history and culture of the upper Hudson valley and southern Adirondacks of upstate New York
Czurles-Nelson Gallery Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Art website, part of Buffalo State College
Cropsey Homestead Hastings-on-Hudson Westchester Lower Hudson Art Also known as Ever Rest, studio with artwork of Jasper F. Cropsey, operated by the Newington-Cropsey Foundation
Crown Point State Historic Site Crown Point Essex Adirondack Region Military Remains of a Colonial era fort and museum
Cuba Cheese Museum Cuba Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Food information, information
Cuba Historical Society Museum Cuba Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information
Cudner-Hyatt House Scarsdale Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Facebook site, operated by the Scarsdale Historical Society, property includes 1828 Quaker Meeting House
Custom House (Sag Harbor, New York) Sag Harbor Suffolk Long Island Historic house Restored late 18th-century house, operated by the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities
Cutchogue Village Green Cutchogue Suffolk Long Island] Open air website, includes Old House (Cutchogue), operated by the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council
Daniel Parrish Witter Agricultural Museum Syracuse Onondaga Central New York Agriculture website, information, open during the New York State Fair, farming tools, equipment, log cabin, demonstrations
Dansville Area Historical Museum Dansville Livingston Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Dansville Area Historical Society
Dart Airport Aviation Museum Mayville Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Aviation information
Darwin D. Martin House Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Das Haus Wheatfield Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house website, German heritage museum
David Conklin Farmhouse Museum Huntington Suffolk Long Island Historic house Operated by the Huntington Historical Society, illustrates three periods of the country's history: Colonial, Federal and Victorian
David Crawford House Newburgh Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house Operated by the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands
David Sayre Store and House Museum Milford Otsego Central Leatherstocking History Facebook site, information, early-19th-century period store operated by the Greater Milford Historical Association
Dayton Historical Museum Dayton Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information
Dayton's Corners School Penfield Monroe Finger Lakes Education Open during special events, one room schoolhouse
De Kalb Historical Association Museum De Kalb St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history information
Delaware and Hudson Canal Museum High Falls Ulster Mid-Hudson Transportation - Canal History of the Delaware & Hudson Canal, operated by the D & H Canal Historical Society
Deposit Historical Society Museum Deposit Delaware Central Leatherstocking Local history website
DeRuyter Museum DeRuyter Madison Central Leatherstocking Local history Operated by the Tromptown Historical Society
DeWint House Tappan Rockland Lower Hudson Historic house 18th-century Colonial Dutch house, temporary headquarters of Commander-in-Chief George Washington during the American Revolution
Dia:Beacon Beacon Dutchess Mid-Hudson Art Contemporary art
Discovery Center of the Southern Tier Binghamton Broome Central Leatherstocking Children's website
Dolan DNA Learning Center Cold Spring Harbor Suffolk Long Island Science Educational science center of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Dollhouse Hall of Fame Cooperstown Otsego Central Leatherstocking Toy Facebook site, collection of dollhouses
Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Gardens Purchase Westchester Lower Hudson Sculpture park Collection of 45 pieces of outdoor sculpture at the Pepsico world headquarters
Dowd Gallery Cortland Cortland Finger Lakes Art website, part of State University of New York at Cortland
Dr. Daniel Kissam House Museum Huntington Suffolk Long Island Historic house website, operated by the Huntington Historical Society
Dr. John Quincy Howe House Phelps Ontario Finger Lakes Local history Operated as a museum of local history by the Phelps Community Historical Society
Dunkirk Lighthouse & Veterans Museum Dunkirk Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Military Lighthouse and keeper's cottage with collection of military artifacts
Dunkirk Historical Museum Dunkirk Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, local history, art and culture, includes Brooks Locomotive Works equipment and artifacts,
Durham Center Museum East Durham Greene Capital District Local history website
Dyke Museum Wellsville Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information, operated by The Thelma Rogers Genealogical & Historical Society
Earle-Wightman House Oyster Bay Nassau Long Island Historic house Operated by the Oyster Bay Historical Society
East Bloomfield Historical Society East Bloomfield Ontario Finger Lakes Local history website
East End Seaport Museum Greenport Suffolk Long Island Maritime website, operated by the Oyster Bay Historical Society
East Hampton Marine Museum East Hampton Suffolk Long Island Maritime website, operated by the East Hampton Historical Society
East Otto Historical Museum East Otto Cattaraugus County Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information
East Rockaway Grist Mill Museum East Rockaway Nassau Long Island Local history Located in a historic grist mill building
Edith Langley Barrett Fine Art Gallery Utica Oneida Adirondack Region Art website, part of Utica College
Edmonston House New Windsor Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house 18th-century period house
Edward Hopper House Art Center Nyack Rockland Lower Hudson Art
Edwards Homestead Sayville Suffolk Long Island Local history website, operated by the Sayville Historical Society
Edwin Welling Van Duzer Memorial House Middletown Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house Facebook site, information, home of the Historical Society of Middletown & the Wallkill Precinct
El Museo Francisco Oller y Diego Rivera Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Art website, exhibition of fine art by Latin/Caribbean, African-American and other artists of color
Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum East Aurora Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house Arts and Crafts movement style home featuring furniture and decorative items produced by the Roycroft community
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site Hyde Park Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house
Eleazer Harding House Otisville Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house information, information, operated by Mount Hope Historical Society
Elijah Miller House White Plains Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house 18th-century farmhouse used during the Revolutionary War by General George Washington as a headquarters command post during the Battle of White Plains
Elizabeth Cady Stanton House Seneca Falls Seneca Finger Lakes Historic house Part of Women's Rights National Historical Park
Ellenville Public Library and Museum Ellenville Ulster Mid-Hudson Local history website, known as the Terwilliger House Museum
Ellicottville Historical Museum Ellicottville Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information, open seasonally
Elma Historical Society Museum Elma Erie Buffalo Niagara Region History website, local history, also 1847 water-powered saw mill
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center Voorheesville Albany Capital District Natural history
Empire State Aerosciences Museum Glenville Schenectady Capital District Aviation
Empire State Railway Museum Phoenicia Ulster Mid-Hudson Railroad
Empire State Theater Musical Instrument Museum Syracuse Onondaga Central New York Music website, located in the Empire Expo Center and open during the New York State Fair, theater organs
Endicott Visitor Center Endicott Broome Central Leatherstocking Local history website, includes a museum of local history
Erie Canal Discovery Center Lockport Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Transportation website, operated by the Niagara County Historical Society, construction and operations of the Erie Canal
Erie Canal Museum Syracuse Onondaga Central New York Maritime Part of Erie Canal Village
Erie Canal Park Camillus Onondaga Finger Lakes History website, includes Sims' Store Museum, replica of the original Sims' canal store, and a steam engine exhibit
Erie Canal Village Rome Oneida Central New York Living website, includes Erie Canal Museum, Harden Museum of horse-drawn vehicles, New York State Museum of Cheese and many 19th-century buildings
Esperance Historical Museum Esperance Schoharie Capital District Local history website, Facebook site, operated by the Esperance Historical Society
Everson Museum of Art Syracuse Onondaga Central New York Art American art
Explore & More Children's Museum East Aurora Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Children's
Falaise Mansion Sands Point Nassau Long Island Historic house website, mid 20th-century mansion of Harry Frank Guggenheim, located in Sands Point Preserve
Fannie Bartlett House/Olean Point Museum Olean Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information, information
Farmers' Museum Cooperstown Otsego Central Leatherstocking Farm Living farm museum, also home to the Empire State Carousel
FASNY Museum of Firefighting Hudson Columbia Capital District Firefighting website, heritage of firefighting in New York State
Fenimore Art Museum Cooperstown Otsego Central Leatherstocking Art American Folk, North American Indian, Hudson River School and 19th-century genre art and American photography
Fenton History Center Jamestown Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Local history
Fiddlers Hall of Fame and Museum Redfield Oswego Adirondack Region Hall of Fame - music website
Fields Sculpture Park Ghent Columbia Capital District Sculpture park website, located on the Omi International Arts Center campus
Finger Lakes Boating Museum Penn Yan Yates Finger Lakes Maritime website, over 60 Finger-Lakes-built boats
Fire Island Lighthouse East Rockaway Suffolk Long Island Lighthouse
Fire Museum of Syracuse Syracuse Onondaga Central New York Firefighting information, open by appointment only
Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery Garden City Nassau Long Island Art website, part of Nassau Community College
Fitz-Greene Hallock Homestead Lake Ronkonkoma Suffolk Long Island Historic house website, 14-room home built in 1888, complete with original Hallock family furnishings, includes summer kitchen, chicken coop, pump house, grounds
Fleischmanns Museum of Memories Fleischmanns Delaware Central Leatherstocking Local history information
Fort Crailo Rensselaer Rensselaer Capital District Historic house Colonial New Netherland history, also known as Crailo State Historic Site
Fort Decker Museum of History Port Jervis Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house Operated as a local history museum by the Minisink Valley Historical Society
Fort Delaware Museum Narrowsburg Sullivan Mid-Hudson Living website, depiction of the life of pioneers who settled in the Upper Delaware Valley in 1754
Fort Drum Museum Fort Drum Jefferson Thousand Islands Military website, history of the 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum, Facebook site
Fort Klock St. Johnsville Montgomery Mohawk Valley Living Revolutionary era historic homestead, Colonial Dutch Barn, blacksmith shop, and 19th-century schoolhouse
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site Fort Montgomery Orange Mid-Hudson Military American Revolutionary War site and museum
Fort Ontario Oswego Oswego Adirondack Region Military Star-shaped fort restored to its 1868-1872 appearance
Fort Plain Museum & Historical Park Fort Plain Montgomery Central Leatherstocking History website, Revolutionary War headquarters of Marinus Willett
Fort Stanwix National Monument Rome Oneida Adirondack Region Military Reconstructed Colonial fort, important site during the American Revolutionary War, living history enactments
Fort Ticonderoga Ticonderoga Essex Adirondack Region Military Revolutionary fort with costumed interpreters represent 18th-century soldiers and refugee women
Fort William Henry Lake George Warren Adirondack Region Military French & Indian War fort with costumed interpreters
Fosdick-Nelson Gallery Alfred Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Art website, part of Alfred University, contemporary art
Foster Cottage Museum Clifton Springs Ontario Finger Lakes Historic house website, operated by the Clifton Springs Historical Society
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Poughkeepsie Dutchess Mid-Hudson Art Part of Vassar College
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Hyde Park Dutchess Mid-Hudson Biographical
Franklin House of History Malone Franklin Adirondack Region Historic house website, operated by the Franklin County Historical and Museum Society
Frederic Remington Art Museum Ogdensburg St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Art Works of Frederic Remington
Fred J. Johnston Museum Kingston Ulster Mid-Hudson Historic house website, operated by Friends of Historic Kingston, adjacent to Friends of Historic Kingston Museum
Freeport Museum Freeport Nassau Long Island Local history website, operated by the Freeport Historical Society
Friends of Historic Kingston Museum Kingston Ulster Mid-Hudson Local history website, operated by Friends of Historic Kingston, adjacent to Fred J. Johnston Museum
Frisbee House and Museum Delhi Delaware Central Leatherstocking Open air Operated by the Delaware County Historical Association, home to 7 historic buildings including the 1797 Frisbee House
Frontenac Museum Union Springs Cayuga Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Frontenac Historical Society
Fryer Memorial Museum Munnsville Madison Central Leatherstocking Local history website
Fulton County Museum Gloversville Fulton Adirondack Region Local history website, operated by the Fulton County Historical Society
Gallery North Setauket Suffolk Long Island Art website, contemporary art in a variety of media: painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, glass, metal and fiber
Ganondagan State Historic Site Victor Ontario Finger Lakes Native American Seneca village
Garvies Point Museum and Preserve Glen Cove Nassau Long Island Multiple website, Long Island geology, Native American culture and archaeology, natural history
Gates House Museum Warsaw Wyoming Buffalo Niagara Region Local history Operated by the Warsaw Historical Society, 19th-century house
Gateway Museum Morristown St. Lawrence Thousand Islands History website, local history, culture
General Richard Montgomery House Rhinebeck Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house website, occupied by General Richard Montgomery during the American Revolutionary War, open by appointment with the Chancellor Livingston Chapter, NSDAR
Genesee Country Village and Museum Mumford Monroe Finger Lakes Living 19th-century living history museum, includes John L. Wehle Gallery of Sporting Art, Genesee Country Nature Center, Carriage Museum, Silver Baseball Park and Heirloom Gardens
Geneva History Museum Geneva Ontario Finger Lakes Local history website, located in the Prouty-Chew House
George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film Rochester Monroe Finger Lakes Photography Historic mansion with exhibits on photography and film
George Barton House Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Georgetown Historical Society Museum Georgetown Madison Central Leatherstocking Local history information, see page 10
Georgi on the Battenkill Museum and Park Shushan Washington Adirondack Region Art website, Italian, Dutch, Flemish, German and French paintings from the 14th through the 18th centuries, Chinese and Asian tapestries and figurines
Gerrit Smith Estate Peterboro Madison Finger Lakes Historic house 19th-century house, site along the Underground Railroad
Gilboa Museum Gilboa Schoharie Mohawk Valley Local history [hhttp://www.gilboafossils.org/ website], fossils, local history, operated by the Gilboa Historical Society
Glebe House Poughkeepsie Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house 18th-century period house
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum Hammondsport Steuben Finger Lakes Aviation Early aviation and local history
Gomez Mill House Newburgh Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house Earliest surviving Jewish residence in North America
Goodsell Museum Old Forge Herkimer Adirondack Region Local history Operated by the Town of Webb Historical Association
Gouverneur Museum Gouverneur St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history website
Grandin Printing Shop Palmyra Wayne Finger Lakes History website, historic print shop of E. B. Grandin, first publisher of the Book of Mormon
Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum Canandaigua Ontario Finger Lakes Historic house 19th-century period mansion, collection of carriages
Grant Cottage State Historic Site Wilton Saratoga Capital District Historic house Late-19th-century period house where President Ulysses S. Grant died in 1885
Graycliff Derby Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Greater Oneonta Historical Society History Center Oneonta Otsego Central Leatherstocking Local history website
Greece Museum Greece Monroe Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Greece Historical Society
Greenfield Park Museum Wawarsing Ulster Mid-Hudson Education One room schoolhouse
Griffis International Sculpture Garden Rome Oneida Central New York Art website, outdoor art park, works created by Sculpture Space
Griffis Sculpture Park East Otto Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Art 425-acre (1.72 km2) outdoor art museum
Groton Historical Association Museum Groton Tompkins Finger Lakes Local history website
Guild Hall (Easthampton, New York) East Hampton Suffolk Long Island Art website, community arts center, includes the Guild Hall Museum with world-class art exhibitions of internationally renowned visual artists and emerging regional artists
H.P. Sears Oil Co. Service Station Museum Rome Oneida Central New York Automotive website, restored service station with automotive memorabilia
Hagadorn House Almond Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house website, operated by the Almond Historical Society
Half-Shire Historical Society Museum Richland Oswego Adirondack Region Local history website
Hallockville Museum Farm Riverhead Suffolk Long Island Open air 18 buildings on 28 acres (110,000 m2) of farmland, Hallock Homestead interpreted to 1880-1910 Victorian era
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Art Showcases artists of diverse backgrounds in film, video, literature, music, performance, media and visual arts
Halsey House Southampton Suffolk Long Island Historic house
Hamilton Hill Arts Center Schenectady Schenectady Capital District Art website, African and African American art and culture
Hammond Historical Museum Hammond St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history website, operated by the R.T. Elethorp Historical Society
Hammond Museum North Salem Westchester Lower Hudson Art website, exhibits of East Asian art and culture and Japanese stroll garden
Hancock House Museum Ticonderoga Essex Adirondack Region Local history Operated by the Ticonderoga Historical Society
Handwerker Gallery Ithaca Tompkins Finger Lakes Art website, part of Ithaca College
Hanford Mills Museum East Meredith Delaware Central Leatherstocking Mill Sawmill, gristmill, feed mill, woodworking shop and hardware store
Harmony Historical Society Blockville Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website
Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame Goshen Orange Mid-Hudson Hall of fame - Sports
Harriet Tubman Home Auburn Cayuga Finger Lakes Biographical Place where Harriet Tubman spent her last years
Hart-Cluett Mansion Troy Rensselaer Capital District Historic house Operated by the Rensselaer County Historical Society, 19th-century period rowhouse
Hartford Museum & Howard Hanna Memorial Civil War Enlistment Center Hartford Washington Adirondack Region Local history Museum located in the Elisha Straight House, depicts life and local industry in the 19th century, Center depicts the history of the area men who enlisted for the American Civil War
Hastings Historical Society Hastings-on-Hudson Westchester Lower Hudson Local history website
Havens House Shelter Island Suffolk Long Island Historic house Operated by the Shelter Island Historical Society
Haverstraw Brick Museum Haverstraw Rockland Lower Hudson Industry website, area brick making industry
Hawkins Point Visitors Center Massena St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Science website, operated by the New York Power Authority at the St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project, exhibits about energy, electricity and the North Country
Heart's Delight Farm Chazy Clinton Adirondack Region Farm website
Heckscher Museum of Art Huntington Suffolk Long Island Art
Henderson Historical Society and Museum Henderson Jefferson Thousand Islands Local history website
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Ithaca Tompkins Finger Lakes Art Part of Cornell University
Heritage Discovery Center Buffalo Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Industry Facebook site, railway, steel and industrial heritage of Western New York, includes the Steel Plant Museum, Western New York Railway Historical Society and other organizations
Heritage Museum on the Hemlock Fairgrounds Hemlock Livingston Finger Lakes History website, open during the fair and by appointment
Heritage Square Museum Ontario Wayne Finger Lakes Open air website, buildings from mid-19th century
Herkimer County Historical Society Suiter Building Museum Herkimer Herkimer Adirondack Region Local history
Herkimer County Jail Herkimer Herkimer Adirondack Region Prison Tours given by the Herkimer County Historical Society
Herkimer Diamond Mines Museum Herkimer Herkimer Adirondack Region Natural history [1], includes the Herkimer Diamond Mines Gift Shop, Museum, and Prospecting Area, includes exhibits of minerals and fossils
Herkimer Home State Historic Site Danube Herkimer Adirondack Region Historic house 18th-century period house
Heroes of Baseball Wax Museum Cooperstown Otsego Central Leatherstocking Wax website
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum North Tonawanda Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Carrousel Housed in an original carousel factory building
Hervey Ely House Rochester Monroe Finger Lakes Historic house 19th-century mansion, operated by the Irondequoit chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Hessel Museum of Art Annandale-on-Hudson Dutchess Mid-Hudson Art Part of Bard College, contemporary art
Hicksville Gregory Museum Hicksville Nassau Long Island Natural history website, collections of fossils, butterflies, minerals and telephones, located in the Heitz Place Courthouse
High Falls Interpretive Center and Museum Rochester Monroe Finger Lakes Local history website, local history, industry, culture, art, operated by the Office of the City Historian
Hill-Hold Museum Hamptonburgh Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house Hudson Valley farm in the 1830s
Historic Cherry Hill Albany Albany Capital District Historic house 17th-century house reflecting owners through the 19th century
Historic Huguenot Street Gardiner Orange Mid-Hudson Open air Tours of historic houses, including Locust Lawn Estate, operated by the Huguenot Historical Society
Historic Pittsford Museum Pittsford Monroe Finger Lakes Local history website
Historical Society of Rockland County History Center Museum New City Rockland Lower Hudson Local history website
The Historical Society, Inc. Tarrytown Westchester Lower Hudson Local history website, history of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow
The History Center in Tompkins County Ithaca Tompkins Finger Lakes History website
History House Moravia Cayuga Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Cayuga-Owasco Lakes Historical Society
H. Lee White Marine Museum Oswego Oswego Adirondack Region Maritime Boats, ship models, sailmakers' tools, navigational equipment, nautically themed painting, nautical artifacts; home of the World War II-era tugboat Nash
Hobart Historical Center Hobart Delaware Central Leatherstocking Local history
Hoffman Clock Museum Newark Wayne Finger Lakes Horology website, shares a portion of the Newark Public Library, history of timekeeping, includes over 300 clocks, watches and tools
Hofstra University Museum Hempstead Nassau Long Island Art Collection includes art, photography and ethnographic objects dating from 5,000 BCE to the contemporary period and representing 6 continents
Holland Land Office Museum Batavia Genesee Buffalo Niagara Region Local history History of the Holland Land Company
Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County Glen Cove Nassau Long Island History website, history of the Holocaust, dangers of antisemitism, racism, bullying and other manifestations of intolerance
Holocaust Museum & Study Center Spring Valley Rockland Lower Hudson History website
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site Hyde Park Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house
Home Sweet Home (New York) East Hampton Suffolk Long Island Historic house website
Hook Windmill East Hampton Suffolk Long Island Mill Restored 1736 windmill
Hopkinton Town Museum Hopkinton St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history information
Horace Greeley House Chappaqua Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Operated by the New Castle Historical Society, 19th-century home of newspaper editor and later presidential candidate Horace Greeley
Horicon Museum Brant Lake Warren Adirondack Region Local history website, operated by the Town of Horicon Historical Society
Hornell Erie Depot Museum Hornell Steuben Finger Lakes Railroad website, Erie Railroad memorabilia
Horseheads Historical Society Depot Museum Horseheads Chemung Finger Lakes Local history website
Horton Point Lighthouse Southold Suffolk Long Island Lighthouse
House of Frankenstein Wax Museum Lake George Warren Adirondack Region Wax museum website, wax models of scary figures
Howe Caverns Howes Schoharie Capital District Natural history Cavern tours and the Cave House Museum of Mining & Geology
Howland Stone Store Museum Sherwood Cayuga Finger Lakes Local history
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Cornwall Orange Mid-Hudson Nature center website
Hudson River Maritime Museum Kingston Ulster Mid-Hudson Maritime History of shipping, boating and industry on the Hudson River and its tributaries; operates the Rondout Light for tours
Hudson River Museum Yonkers Westchester Lower Hudson Multiple Art, natural history, planetarium
Hunting Tavern Museum Andes Delaware Central Leatherstocking Historic site website, operated by the Andes Society for History and Culture
Hurley Heritage Society Museum Kingston Ulster Mid-Hudson Historic house website, also known as Col. Jonathan Elmendorf House
Hyde Collection Glens Falls Warren Adirondack Region Art Private art collection in original home context, includes American, French and Italian art, furnishings, textiles, silver and ceramics
Hyde Hall Springfield Otsego Central Leatherstocking Historic house Adjacent to Glimmerglass State Park, turn-of-the-19th-century mansion
Hyde Park Station Hyde Park Dutchess Mid-Hudson Railroad Includes area's railroad history, artifacts and model railroad
Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse Kinderhook Columbia Capital District Education website, one room schoolhouse, operated by the Columbia County Historical Society, located on the grounds of the Van Alen House
Interlaken Historical Society Museum Interlaken Seneca Finger Lakes Local history website
International Boxing Hall of Fame Canastota Madison Central Leatherstocking Hall of Fame - Sports
International Mask & Puppet Museum Syracuse Onondaga Finger Lakes Puppetry website, part of Open Hand Theater
International Motor Racing Research Center Watkins Glen Schuyler Finger Lakes Sports Archives, research library & exhibits
Ira G. Ross Aerospace Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Aerospace Formerly the Niagara Aerospace Museum
Irish American Heritage Museum Albany Albany Capital District Ethnic - Irish American History and heritage of the Irish in America
Iron Center Museum Port Henry Essex Adirondack Region Industry - Iron website, railroad and mining history, operated by the Moriah Historical Society
Iron Island Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, operated by the Iron Island Preservation Society of Lovejoy
Iroquois Indian Museum Howes Cave Schoharie Capital District Native American Iroquois culture and art
Islip Art Museum East Islip Suffolk Long Island Art website, contemporary
Jacob Blauvelt House New City Rockland Lower Hudson Historic house Operated by the Historical Society of Rockland County, mid-19th-century period farmhouse
Jacob Purdy House White Plains Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Maintained by the White Plains Historical Society, George Washington's headquarters during the Battle of White Plains 1776 and in 1778
Jacob T. Walden Stone House Walden Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house 18th-century period house operated by the Walden Historical Society
Jamestown Audubon Center and Sanctuary Jamestown Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Nature center website
James Vanderpoel House Kinderhook Columbia Capital District Historic house website, operated by the Columbia County Historical Society, early-19th-century period house
Jamesville Community Museum Jamesville Onondaga Central New York Local history
Java Historical Society Museum Java Wyoming Buffalo Niagara Region Local history Operated by appointment
Jay Heritage Center Rye Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Home of and museum about John Jay
Jean Hasbrouck House New Paltz Ulster Mid-Hudson Historic house Part of Historic Huguenot Street, early-18th-century Dutch house
Jefferson County Historical Society Museum Watertown Jefferson Thousand Islands Local history
Jesse and Ira Tuthill Houses Mattituck Suffolk Long Island Historic house 18th and 19th-century period houses, operated by the Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society
Le Roy House LeRoy Genesee Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house Operated by the Le Roy Historical Society
Jell-O Gallery LeRoy Genesee Buffalo Niagara Region Industry - Food Operated by the Le Roy Historical Society, history and memorabilia of Jell-O
John Brown Farm and Gravesite North Elba Essex Adirondack Region Historic house Home and final resting place of abolitionist John Brown
John D. Murray Firefighters Museum Oswego Oswego Adirondack Region Firefighting Facebook site, information
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site Katonah Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house
John Kane House Pawling Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Operated by the Historical Society of Quaker Hill and Pawling, 18th-century house with period furnishings and local history exhibits
Johnson Hall State Historic Site Johnstown Fulton Adirondack Region Historic house 18th-century home of Sir William Johnson, an Irish pioneer and British Indian agent in the Province of New York
Johnstown Historical Society Museum Johnstown Fulton Adirondack Region Local history information, information
Johnston House Geneva Seneca Finger Lakes Historic house website, operated by the Geneva Historical Society, contains the Mike Weaver Drain Tile Museum
John William Draper House Hastings-on-Hudson Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Museum of the Hastings Historical Society
Joseph Horton House Wappingers Falls Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Pre-Revolutionary War Dutch Colonial home, open by appointment
Joseph Lloyd Manor Lloyd Harbor Suffolk Long Island Historic house Operated by the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, late 18th-century period manor house
Joseph Smith Farm Welcome Center Palmyra Wayne Finger Lakes Biographical website, life of Latter Day Saint movement founder Joseph Smith, Jr.
Joseph Smith Frame Home Palmyra Wayne Finger Lakes Historic house website, home of Latter Day Saint movement founder Joseph Smith, Jr.
Joseph Smith Log Home Palmyra Wayne Finger Lakes Historic house website, home of Latter Day Saint movement founder Joseph Smith, Jr.
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Library
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Newburgh Orange Mid-Hudson Library Exhibits from its collections
Katonah Museum of Art Katonah Westchester Lower Hudson Art
Kenan Center Lockport Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Art website, visual and performing arts center with gallery
Kent-Delord House Museum Plattsburgh Clinton Adirondack Region Historic house Features 19th-century period furnishings
Kiersted House Museum Saugerties Ulster Mid-Hudson Historic house Operated by the Saugerties Historical Society, 18th-century house
Kinetic Gallery Geneseo Livingston Finger Lakes art website, part of SUNY Geneseo
Kinnear Museum of Local History Lake Luzerne Warren Adirondack Region Local history website
Kings Park Heritage Museum Kings Park Suffolk Long Island Local history website
Klyne Esopus Museum Ulster Park Ulster Mid-Hudson Local history
Knickerbocker Mansion Schaghticoke Rensselaer Capital District Historic house Operated by the Knickerbocker Historical Society, late-18th-century mansion
Knight-Sutton Museum Akron Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, operated by the Newstead Historical Society
Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site New Windsor Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house Revolutionary War headquarters for General Henry Knox
Kykuit Mount Pleasant Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Also known as John D. Rockefeller Estate, 40 room mansion with art collection, gardens
Lake George Historical Association Museum Lake George Warren Adirondack Region Local history website
Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum Lake Placid Essex Adirondack Region Sports Memorabilia of the 1932 & 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics
Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society Museum Lake Placid Essex Adirondack Region Local history website
Lake Pleasant Museum Lake Pleasant Hamilton Adirondack Region Local history Operated by the Historical Society of Lake Pleasant & Speculator
Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society Museum Lake Ronkonkoma Suffolk Long Island Local history website
Lancaster District School No. 6 Lancaster Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Education Open by appointment with the Lancaster Historical Society
Lancaster Historical Society Museum Lancaster Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information
Lansing Manor House North Blenheim Schoharie Capital District Historic house Early-19th-century period house
Lauder Museum Amityville Suffolk Long Island Local history website, operated by the Amityville Historical Society
Lederer Lockhart Bridge Galleries Geneseo Livingston Finger Lakes Art website, three art galleries at State University of New York at Geneseo
Lehigh Valley Railroad Historical Society Station Museum Shortsville Ontario Finger Lakes Railroad website
Leon Historical Society Museum Leon Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Local history
Levittown Historical Museum Levittown Nassau Long Island Local history Facebook site, operated by the Levittown Historical Society
Lewiston Museum Lewiston Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, operated by the Historical Association of Lewiston
Liberty Museum & Arts Center Liberty Sullivan Mid-Hudson Art website
Lincoln Depot Museum Peekskill Westchester Lower Hudson Biographical Under construction, history and ties between Abraham Lincoln and Peekskill
Lisbon Depot Museum Lisbon St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history Town's social, agricultural and railway history
Little Falls New York Historical Society & Museum Little Falls Herkimer Adirondack Region Local history website, information
Little Red Schoolhouse Museum (Chestnut Ridge, New York) Chestnut Ridge Rockland Lower Hudson Education information, website, operated by the East Ramapo School District
Little Red School House Museum (Sterling, New York) Sterling Cayuga Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Sterling Historical Society
Liverpool Village Museum Liverpool Onondaga Finger Lakes Local history Changing exhibits of local history, grounds also include the Liverpool Willow Museum about the local willow weaving industry
Livingston Art Center Mount Morris Livingston Finger Lakes Art website, art center with New Deal Gallery, featuring WPA art from the Great Depression, and the Apartment One Gallery for exhibits of regional art
Livingston County Historical Society Museum Geneseo Livingston Finger Lakes Local history website
Livingston History Barn Livingston Columbia Capital District Local history website
Locust Grove (Samuel F. B. Morse House) Poughkeepsie Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house 19th-century period furnished house, exhibit on telegraph inventor Samuel Morse
Locust Lawn Estate Gardiner Ulster Mid-Hudson Historic house 19th-century farm complex, part of Historic Huguenot Street
Long Beach Historical Museum Long Beach Nassau Long Island Local history Operated by the Long Beach Historical & Preservation Society
Long Island Children's Museum Garden City Nassau Long Island Children's website
Long Island Maritime Museum West Sayville Suffolk Long Island Maritime
Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages Stony Brook Suffolk Long Island Multiple American art, Long Island history, over 200 horse-drawn carriages
Long Island Science Center Riverhead Suffolk Long Island Science website, hands-on science activities
LongHouse Reserve East Hampton Suffolk Long Island Art 16-acre sculpture garden reserve, created by Jack Lenor Larsen
Longyear Museum of Anthropology Hamilton Madison Central Leatherstocking Anthropology website, part of Colgate University
Lorenzo State Historic Site Cazenovia Madison Central Leatherstocking Historic house Early-19th-century mansion
Louis Miller Museum Hoosick Falls Rensselaer Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by Hoosick Township Historical Society
Lower Lakes Marine Historical Society Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Maritime website
Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center Jamestown Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Biographical Memorabilia of television stars Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
Lucille Wright Air Museum Jamestown Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Aerospace website, located at the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport, air and space education, planetarium
Lyndhurst (Jay Gould Estate) Tarrytown Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house 19th-century mansion in 67-acre (270,000 m2) park
Mabee Farm Historic Site Rotterdam Junction Schenectady Capital District Historic house 17th-century Dutch farm, oldest house still standing in the Mohawk Valley, operated by the Schenectady County Historical Society
Madam Brett Homestead Beacon Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Operated by the Daughters of the American Revolution, early-18th-century home
Madrid Historical Society Museum Madrid St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history website
Mandeville Gallery Schenectady Schenectady Capital District Art Part of Union College, located in the Nott Memorial, changing exhibits of contemporary art, history and science
Manitoga Garrison Putnam Lower Hudson Historic house 20th-century home of industrial designer Russel Wright, tours by reservation
Manlius Historical Museum Manlius Onondaga Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Manlius Historical Society
Manor St. George Ridge Suffolk Long Island Historic house Longwood Estate
Maple Grove (Poughkeepsie, New York) Poughkeepsie Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Mid-19th-century house under restoration
Maple Lane Museum Complex Southold Suffolk Long Island Open air website, operated by the Southold Historical Society, includes the Joseph Nelson Hallock House, Thomas Moore House, a print shop, blacksmith shop, farm equipment shed, barn, schoolhouse, ice house, corn crib and outhouses
Marble Schoolhouse Eastchester Westchester Lower Hudson Local history Open by appointment with the Eastchester Historical Society
Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum Bolton Landing Warren Adirondack Region Music Home of opera star Marcella Sembrich, includes fine and decorative arts, personal opera mementos, photographs, costumes, hosts concerts
Margaret Reaney Memorial Library & Museum St. Johnsville Montgomery Capital District Local history website, includes fine art, sculpture, household and military items
Marian E. White Anthropology Research Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Science Research collection of North American archaeological items,[2] part of University at Buffalo
Mark Twain Study Elmira Chemung Finger Lakes Biographical website, part of Elmira College
Maritime Explorium Port Jefferson Suffolk Long Island Maritime website, hands-on science explorations of boats, sailing, lighthouses, boat building, navigation, nautical codes and more
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site Kinderhook Columbia Capital District Historic house Mid-19th-century mansion and estate of President Martin Van Buren
Martisco Station Railway Museum Camillus Onondaga Finger Lakes Railroad Operated by the Central New York Chapter, National Railway Historical Society
Massena Museum Massena St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history website
Mather House Museum Port Jefferson Suffolk Long Island Open air Headquarters of the Port Jefferson Historical Society, complex of 5 historic buildings
Matilda Joslyn Gage Home Fayetteville Onondaga Central New York Biographical website, restored home with exhibits about the life of suffragist, abolitionist and author Matilda Joslyn Gage
Maurice F. Sweeney Museum Livonia Livingston Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Livonia Area Preservation & Historical Society
Maybrook Railroad Museum Maybrook Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house information, information
Mayville Depot Museum Mayville Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Local history Operated by the Chautauqua Town Historical Society in a historic depot
M'Clintock House Waterloo Seneca Finger Lakes History Mid-19th-century house is part of Women's Rights National Historical Park
McClurg Museum Westfield Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house Operated by the Chautauqua County Historical Society, 19th century period mansion
Meadow Croft Bayport Suffolk Long Island Historic house Operated by the Bayport Heritage Association, late 19th century summer estate of John Ellis Roosevelt
Medina Historical Society Museum Medina Orleans Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website
Medina Railroad Museum Medina Orleans Buffalo Niagara Region Railroad
Medora Ball Museum Otto Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Local history
Memorial Art Gallery Rochester Monroe Finger Lakes Art Part of University of Rochester, collections include European and Asian art and antiquities, American art, antiquities from Ancient Greece, Rome and the Middle East
Merchant's House Museum New York City New York Manhattan Historic house Part of Historic House Trust, Seabury Tredwell House, home of the Tredwell family from 1835-1933, landmarked Greek Revival interior and exterior, 19th century New York history, tours, lectures, cultural programs
Merestead Mount Kisco Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Early-20th-century mansion and estate, tours by advance reservation
Mexico Historical Society Museum Mexico Oswego Thousand Islands Local history Facebook site
Mid-Hudson Children's Museum Poughkeepsie Dutchess Mid-Hudson Children's
Middlebury Historical Society Wyoming Wyoming Buffalo Niagara Region Local history
Midway State Park Maple Springs Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Amusement Historic amusement park with museum
Mill Museum Galen Wayne Finger Lakes Agriculture website, operated by the Galen Historical Society, farming and household items
Mill Neck Manor Mill Neck Nassau Long Island Historic house 20th-century Tudor Revival mansion, guided tours once a month by appointment
Millard Fillmore House East Aurora Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house 19th-century period home of President Millard Fillmore
Mills Mansion Mount Morris Livingston Finger Lakes Historic house Mid-19th-century period home, operated by the Mount Morris Historical Society
Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology Syracuse Onondaga Finger Lakes Science Often referred to as the MOST
Miner's Cabin Franklinville Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house information
Minerva Historical Society Museum Olmstedville Essex Adirondack Region Local history website
Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts Little Falls Herkimer Adirondack Region Art website
Montauk County Park Montauk Suffolk Long Island Historic house Includes 18th-century Third House, open seasonally
Montauk Point Lighthouse Montauk Suffolk Long Island Maritime Lighthouse and local history and maritime museum
Montgomery Place Annandale-on-Hudson Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house One of the Historic Hudson Valley houses, early-19th-century estate
Moore Historical Museum Waddington St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history information, website
Morehouse Historical Museum Morehouse Hamilton Adirondack Region Local history website
Morrisville State College Wildlife Museum Morrisville Madison Central Leatherstocking Natural history website, open by appointment
Mount Gulian Fishkill Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Reconstructed 18th-century Dutch manor house
Mount Lebanon Shaker Village New Lebanon Columbia Capital District Open air Historic Shaker village under restoration, includes the Shaker Museum and Library
Mount Morris Dam Mount Morris Livingston Finger Lakes Natural history William B. Hoyt II Visitor Center features a large atrium, museum and theater
Mulford Farmhouse East Hampton Suffolk Long Island Living Operated by the East Hampton Historical Society, 1790s period farm
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art Utica Oneida Central Leatherstocking Art Arts center with museum featuring European and American art
Muscoot Farm Somers Westchester Lower Hudson Farm Historic working dairy farm
Museum at Bethel Woods Bethel Sullivan Mid-Hudson Culture History and culture of 1969 Woodstock Festival
Museum at the Creamery Skaneateles Onondaga Central New York Local history website, operated by the Skaneateles Historical Society
Museum at the Shacksboro Schoolhouse Baldwinsville Onondaga Finger Lakes Local history website, administered by McHarrie's Legacy
Museum of Automobile History Syracuse Onondaga Finger Lakes Automotive website, history of the automobile from the 18th century, includes cars, photos, art, models, designs, memorabilia
Museum of Curiosities (NY) Cazenovia Madison Central Leatherstocking Natural history website, part of the Cazenovia Public Library
The Museum of disABILITY History Williamsville Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Medical History of people with disabilities from medieval times to the present era
Museum of the Earth Ithaca Tompkins Finger Lakes Natural history Focuses on paleontology
Museum of Rhinebeck History Rhinebeck Dutchess Mid-Hudson Local history website
Museum of the Early American Circus Somers Westchester Lower Hudson Multiple Operated by the Somers Historical Society, local and area circus history
Museum of Wayne County History Lyons Wayne Finger Lakes Prison website, operated by the Wayne County Historical Society, former county jail and sheriff's residence, also local history
Museum Village at Old Smith's Clove Monroe Orange Mid-Hudson Living website, 19th-century village
Napanoch Train Station Museum Napanoch Ulster Mid-Hudson Railroad information, information
Nash House Museum Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house 20th-century home of important leader of Buffalo's African-American community
Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center Garden City Nassau Long Island Firefighting website, located inside the Cradle of Aviation Museum
Nassau County Museum of Art Roslyn Harbor Nassau Long Island Art Includes 19th- and 20th-century European and American art, and a children's art museum
Nathaniel Hill Brick House Montgomery Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house
National Abolition Hall of Fame & Museum Peterboro Madison Finger Lakes History website, history and important people of the anti-slavery movement in the United States, located in the Smithfield Presbyterian Church
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Cooperstown Otsego Central Leatherstocking Hall of fame - Sports
National Bottle Museum Ballston Spa Saratoga Adirondack Region Industry - Bottle making Antique glass bottles and tools
National Distance Running Hall of Fame Utica Oneida Adirondack Region Hall of fame - Sports
National Shrine of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Fonda Montgomery Mohawk Valley Native American website, life of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk-Algonquian woman from New York and an early convert to Christianity and area Native American artifacts
National Jewish Museum Sports Hall of Fame Commack Suffolk Long Island Hall of fame - Sports / Ethnic - Jewish
National Memorial Day Museum Waterloo Seneca Finger Lakes History Memorabilia and history of the birth of Memorial Day
National Museum of Dance Saratoga Springs Saratoga Capital District Dance
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Saratoga Springs Saratoga Capital District Hall of fame - Sports
National Purple Heart Hall of Honor New Windsor Orange Mid-Hudson Military
National Soaring Museum Elmira Chemung Finger Lakes Aviation
National Toy Hall of Fame Rochester Monroe Finger Lakes Toy Part of The Strong
National Women's Hall of Fame Seneca Falls Seneca Finger Lakes Hall of fame - Women
Native American Museum of Art Tuscarora Reservation Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Art website
Nellis Tavern St. Johnsville Montgomery Mohawk Valley Historic house Operated by the Palatine Settlement Society, restored 18th-century tavern
Ner-A-Car Motorcycle Museum Syracuse Onondaga Central New York Transportation information, motorcycles built in New York state
Neuberger Museum of Art Purchase Westchester Lower Hudson Art Part of Purchase College, focus is contemporary art
Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation Cuddebackville Orange Mid-Hudson Transportation - Canal website, history of the Delaware & Hudson Canal
Newark-Arcadia Museum Newark Wayne Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society, also the 1876 Marbletown Schoolhouse
Newark Valley Depot and Museum Newark Valley Tioga Finger Lakes Railroad website, operated by the Newark Valley Historical Society
New Netherland Museum Albany Albany Capital District Maritime website, museum ship, the "Half Moon", a reproduction of the ship that Henry Hudson sailed from Holland to the New World in 1609
New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site Vails Gate Orange Mid-Hudson Military Reconstruction of the final encampment of the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War
New Woodstock Regional Historical Society Museum New Woodstock Madison Central Leatherstocking Local history information, see page 11
New York Museum of Transportation Rush Monroe Finger Lakes Transportation Historic vehicles and photographs, trolley rides, track car rides, model railroad displays
New York State Civilian Conservation Corps Museum New Lisbon Otsego Capital District History Located in Gilbert Lake State Park, area activities of the Civilian Conservation Corps
New York State Capitol Albany Albany Capital District History
New York State Country Music Hall of Fame Cortland Cortland Finger Lakes Hall of fame website, located at the Cortland Country Music Park
New York State Executive Mansion Albany Albany Capital District Historic house
New York State Grange Museum Cortland Cortland Finger Lakes History website, history and artifacts of the New York State Grange
New York State Military Museum Saratoga Springs Saratoga Capital District Military website, state's military history
New York State Museum Albany Albany Capital District Multiple Art, artifacts (prehistoric and historic), and natural history artifacts that reflect New York State’s cultural, natural, and geological development
New York State Wine Museum of Greyton H. Taylor Hammondsport Steuben Finger Lakes Multiple Wine-making, tools, local history, art
Niagara Arts and Cultural Center Niagara Falls Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Art website, includes two galleries
Niagara Gorge Discovery Center Niagara Falls Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Natural history Natural and local history of Niagara Falls and the surrounding area, formerly the Schoellkopf Geological Museum
Niagara History Center Lockport Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Open air website, more information & photos, eight building museum complex showcasing early pioneer life, business and industry, includes the Col. William M. and Nancy Ralston Bond House, operated by the Niagara County Historical Society
Niagara Power Project Visitor's Center Lewiston Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Science website, water-powered electricity generation
Niagara Science Museum Niagara Falls Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Science Includes antique science instruments and philosophical apparatus
Niagara School No2 Museum Niagara Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Education One room schoolhouse, operated by the Town of Niagara Historical Society
Niagara's Wax Museum of History Niagara Falls Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Wax museum information
North Country Cultural Center for the Arts Plattsburgh Clinton Adirondack Region Art website
North Creek Depot Museum North Creek Warren Adirondack Region Transportation - Railroad Area railroad history, place where Theodore Roosevelt learned of the assassination of President William McKinley and of his accession to the Presidency of the United States
Northeast Classic Car Museum Norwich Chenango Central Leatherstocking Automotive Over 150 classic and antique cars
Northport Historical Society and Museum Northport Suffolk Long Island Local history
North Tonawanda History Museum North Tonawanda Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website
DIRT Motorsports Hall of Fame & Classic Car Museum Weedsport Cayuga Finger Lakes Automotive information, information, classic cars, stock cars, memorabilia and a driver’s hall of fame
Norfolk Historical Museum Norfolk St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history website
Northup Carriage House Museum Wolcott Wayne Finger Lakes Local history website, home of the Wolcott Historical Society and Museum
Northville & Northampton Historical Society Museum Northville Fulton Adirondack Region Local history information, information
Noteworthy Indian Museum Amsterdam Montgomery Capital District Native American information
Nunda Museum and Rose Shave Gallery Nunda Livingston Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Nunda Historical Society
Oheka Castle Huntington Suffolk Long Island Historic house Early 20th-century mansion, now a hotel, open for guided tours by reservation
Olana State Historic Site Greenport Columbia Capital District Historic house Former estate of artist Frederic Edwin Church
Old Austerlitz Village Austerlitz Columbia Capital District Open air website, operated by the Austerlitz Historical Society
Old Bethpage Village Restoration Old Bethpage Nassau Long Island Living Mid-19th-century farming village
Old Fort House Museum Fort Edward Washington Adirondack Region Historic house 18th-century house depicting life from the 1770s through the 1940s
Old Fort Johnson Amsterdam Montgomery Mohawk Valley Historic house 18th-century house with exhibits about the social, cultural, military and industrial past of the Mohawk Valley
Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site Youngstown Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Military Part of Fort Niagara State Park, restored fort dating back to the 17th century, costumed interpreters
Old House (Cutchogue) Cutchogue Suffolk Long Island Historic house Part of Cutchogue Village Green, operated by the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council
Old Middlefield Schoolhouse Museum Middlefield Otsego Central Leatherstocking Local history Operated by the Town of Middlefield Historical Association
Old Quaker Store Museum Salamanca Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Local history History and development of Allegany State Park
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Rhinebeck Dutchess Mid-Hudson Aviation Living museum of pre-WW II airplanes, automobiles and airplane engines
Old Stone Fort Museum Complex Schoharie Schoharie Mohawk Valley Open air Includes an early-18th-century home, a 1780s Dutch barn, an 1830s law office, an 1890s one-room schoolhouse, and a 1772 stone church that was attacked during the American Revolution
Old Village Hall Museum Lindenhurst Suffolk Long Island Historic house website, operated by the Lindenhurst Historical Society
Old Westbury Gardens Old Westbury Nassau Long Island Historic house Former estate of John Shaffer Phipp
Oliver House Museum Penn Yan Yates Finger Lakes Historic house website, operated by the Yates County Genealogical and Historical Society, mid-19th-century period house
Oliver Rice Homestead Mayfield Fulton Adirondack Region Historic house 1790 homestead with exhibits depicting local history including the glove industry
Oneida Community Mansion House Oneida Madison Central Leatherstocking Local history History of the Oneida Community
Oneida County Historical Society Utica Oneida Central Leatherstocking Local history website
Onondaga Historical Association Museum Syracuse Onondaga Finger Lakes Local history website, exhibits include Syracuse China, The Magic Toy Shop, settlers, Native Americans, transportation, industry
Ontario County Historical Museum Canandaigua Ontario Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Ontario County Historical Society
Opalka Gallery Albany Albany Capital District Art website, part of Sage College of Albany
Opus 40 Saugerties Ulster Mid-Hudson Art Environmental sculpture park, also features the Quarryman's Museum, collection of antique tools
Orange County Farmer's Museum Montgomery Orange Mid-Hudson Farm website, located on the grounds of the Brick House Museum, including farm tools, implements, equipment
Orange County Firefighters Museum Montgomery Orange Mid-Hudson Firefighting website
Orangetown Historical Museum Orangetown Rockland Lower Hudson Local history Located at two sites, the Salyer House and the DePew House, changing exhibits of local history and culture
Original American Kazoo Factory and Museum Eden Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Music website, kazoo history and trivia
Oriskany Museum Oriskany Oneida Capital District Military website, focuses on the Battle of Oriskany which took place in 1777, the village of Oriskany NY, and the aircraft carrier USS Oriskany (CV-34)
Ortlip Gallery Houghton Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Art website, part of Houghton College
Osborn-Jackson House East Hampton Suffolk Long Island Historic house website, operated by the East Hampton Historical Society
Ossining Historical Society Museum Ossining Westchester Lower Hudson Local history website
Oswegatchie River House Museum and Art School Rensselaer Falls St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history website
Oswego Railroad Museum Oswego Oswego Adirondack Region Railroad website
Our Lady of Victory Basilica Lackawanna Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Religious Includes museum about founder Father Nelson Baker and the history of the basilica
Oyster Bay Railroad Museum Oyster Bay Nassau Long Island Railroad Museum under development, includes the Oyster Bay Long Island Rail Road Turntable
Oysterponds Historical Society Museum Orient Suffolk Long Island Open air website, includes the late 18th-century Village House with local history exhibits, 18th-century Webb House, late 19th-century schoolhouse
Pagan-Fletcher House Valley Stream Nassau Long Island Historic house Operated by the Valley Stream Historical Society
Palatine House Museum Schoharie Schoharie Capital District Historic house website, operated by the Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association, Colonial living museum
Palentown School House Museum Accord Ulster Mid-Hudson Education One room schoolhouse, open twice a year and by appointment
Palmyra Historic Museum Palmyra Wayne Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by Historic Palmyra
Painted Post-Erwin Museum at the Depot Painted Post Steuben Finger Lakes Local history Operated by the Corning-Painted Post Historical Society in a late 19th-century railroad depot
Parishville Museum Parishville St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history website, features collection of hand-carved circus miniatures
Parker-O'Malley Air Museum Ghent Columbia Capital District Aviation information, open by appointment, located at the Columbia County Airport
Parrish Art Museum Southampton Suffolk Long Island Art American art, with an emphasis on artists from Eastern Long Island
The Patriot Of Lake George Lake George Warren Adirondack Region Military website, dedicated to the remembrance of veterans and service personnel of all branches
Peck's Park Historical Society & Museum Gloversville Fulton Adirondack Region Education information, 1857 one room schoolhouse and nature trail
Peekskill Museum Peekskill Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house website
Pember Museum of Natural History Granville Washington Adirondack Region Natural history website, mounted birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, arachnids, sea life, rocks and minerals, fossils, dried plant specimens, adjacent nature preserve
Penfield Homestead Museum Crown Point Essex Adirondack Region Industry - Ironworking History of the 19th-century ironworking industry in the North Country
Perrella Gallery Johnstown Fulton Adirondack Region Art website, part of Fulton–Montgomery Community College
Perrysburg Historical Museum Perrysburg Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information
Peter Whitmer Farm Waterloo Seneca Finger Lakes Historic house Replica early-19th-century log home, important site in Latter Day Saint history
Petrified Creatures Museum of Natural History Richfield Springs Otsego Capital District Natural history website, local fossils, dinosaurs
Phelps General Store Palmyra Wayne Finger Lakes History website, operated by Historic Palmyra, example of the General Store when it was at its prime in 1890
Phelps Mansion Binghamton Broome Central Leatherstocking Historic house Furnished Victorian mansion, art exhibits
Philipsburg Manor House Sleepy Hollow Westchester Lower Hudson Open air Mid-18th-century period house, working water-powered grist mill and millpond, an 18th-century barn, a slave garden, and a reconstructed tenant farm house
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site Yonkers Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Museum of history, art and architecture since 1912
Phillips House Museum Rockville Centre Nassau Long Island Historic house website, information, Facebook site, operated by the Rockville Centre Historical Society, restored Victorian house
Picker Art Gallery Hamilton Madison Central Leatherstocking Art website, part of Colgate University
Pickering-Beach Historical Museum Sackets Harbor Jefferson Thousand Islands Historic house website, information
Pines Museum Slate Hill Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house information
Pioneer Oil Museum Bolivar Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Industry - Oil website
Pierrepont Museum Pierrepont St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history
Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park Oyster Bay Nassau Long Island Historic house Includes the Coe Hall Historic House Museum, an arboretum and state park covering over 400 acres (1.6 km2)
Plattsburgh State Art Museum Plattsburgh Clinton Adirondack Region Art A museum without walls comprising several galleries, exhibition areas and a sculpture park at State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Polish American Museum Port Washington Nassau Long Island Ethnic Achievements of the people of Polish heritage in America, includes folk art, costumes, historical artifacts and paintings
Pollock-Krasner House and Studio East Hampton Suffolk Long Island Biographical House of Jackson Pollock
Potsdam Public Museum Potsdam St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history website, local history, decorative arts
Pound Ridge Museum Pound Ridge Westchester Lower Hudson Local history website, operated by the Pound Ridge Historical Society
Print Shop Museum Palmyra Wayne Finger Lakes Industry website, operated by Historic Palmyra, historic printing equipment
Pratt House Museum Fulton Oswego Central New York Local history 1861 mansion with local history exhibits
Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum Amsterdam Montgomery Capital District Sports
Pruyn House Newtonville Albany Capital District Historic house 19th-century Greek Revival house, restored one room schoolhouse, smokehouse, potting shed, woodshed/privy building, carriage house, well house, gardens, historic and cultural arts programs
Pulaski Historical Society Museum Pulaski Oswego Thousand Islands Local history information
Putnam History Museum Cold Spring Putnam Lower Hudson Local history website, history of Putnam County, Philipstown, the West Point Foundry, and the Hudson Highlands
Putnam Valley Historical Society Museum Putnam Valley Putnam Lower Hudson Local history website
Quincy Square Museum Earlville Madison Central Leatherstocking Local history website
Rail City Museum Sandy Creek Oswego Buffalo Niagara Region Railroad website
Railroad Museum of Long Island Riverhead Suffolk Long Island Railroad Also a location in Greenport
Railroad Museum of the Niagara Frontier North Tonawanda Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Railroad
Railway Historical Society of Northern New York Croghan Lewis Adirondack Region Railroad website, depot museum with railway exhibits and trains
Raynham Hall Museum Oyster Bay Nassau Long Island Historic house Restored 22 room house reflecting the 1770s through the 1870s
Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts (St. Bonaventure) St. Bonaventure Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Art website, part of St. Bonaventure University
Remington Firearms Plant and Museum Ilion Herkimer Adirondack Region Firearms website, Remington Arms firearms from the early 19th century to the present
Rensselaer County Historical Society Troy Rensselaer Capital District Local history Also operates Hart-Cluett Mansion as a historic house museum
Retro Arcade Museum Beacon Dutchess Mid-Hudson Amusement website, video and arcade machines
Richard F. Brush Art Gallery Canton St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Art website, part of St. Lawrence University
Richardson-Bates House Oswego Oswego Adirondack Region Historic house Operated by the Oswego County Historical Society, late-19th-century period mansion, local history exhibits
Richburg-Wirt Historical Society Museum Richburg Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information
Rich-Twinn Octagon House Akron Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house Mid-19th-century octagonal house, operated by the Newstead Historical Society
Ripley House Museum Adams Jefferson Thousand Islands Local history Operated by the Historical Association of South Jefferson, 25 room house with local history displays
Rippleton Schoolhouse Cazenovia Madison Central Leatherstocking Education Restored 1880s period one room schoolhouse
River Lea (Grand Island, New York) Grand Island Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house website, operated by the Grand Island Historical Society, located in Beaver Island State Park
Roberson Museum and Science Center Binghamton Broome Central Leatherstocking Multiple Local and natural history, science, art, planetarium
Robert Green Ingersoll Birthplace Museum Dresden Yates Finger Lakes Historic house 19th-century birthplace of noted agnostic and politician Robert G. Ingersoll
Robert H. Jackson Center Jamestown Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Biographical website, life of Robert H. Jackson, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1941 to 1954
Robert Jenkins House Hudson Columbia Capital District Historic house website, operated by the Hendrick Hudson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial Cottage and Museum Saranac Lake Essex Adirondack Region Historic house
Robert M. Linsley Geology Museum Hamilton Madison Central Leatherstocking Art website, part of Colgate University
Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum West Henrietta Monroe Finger Lakes Railroad Accessed via a track car from the New York Museum of Transportation, houses over 40 pieces of railroad rolling stock
Rochester Contemporary Art Center Rochester Monroe Finger Lakes Art Contemporary art
Rochester Medical Museum and Archives Rochester Monroe Finger Lakes Medical website, is the corporate memory of the Rochester General Health System and includes the Baker-Cederberg Museum and Archives with exhibits on the history of medicine in Rochester, New York, and the Genesee Hospital Archives. The archives house the archival records of Rochester General Hospital, Genesee Hospital, Myers Community Hospital, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital and twenty other medical collections
Rochester Museum and Science Center Rochester Monroe Finger Lakes Science
Rock Hall Museum Lawrence Suffolk Long Island Historic house Mid-18th-century period plantation-style house
Rockland Center for the Arts West Nyack Rockland Lower Hudson Art Cultural center with exhibition gallery
Rockwell Museum Corning Steuben Finger Lakes Art American and Native American art and artifacts
Rogers Island Visitors Center Fort Edward Washington Adirondack Region History website, history of Rogers Island, area prehistory, culture and military history up to the American Revolution
Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History Jamestown Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Natural history website
Rome Historical Society Museum Rome Oneida Central Leatherstocking Local history website
Rome Sports Hall of Fame and Museum Rome Oneida Central Leatherstocking Hall of fame - Sports website
Romulus Historical Society Museum Romulus Seneca Finger Lakes Local history website
Roscoe Ontario & Western Railway Museum Roscoe Sullivan Mid-Hudson Railroad website, information
Rose Hill Mansion Fayette Seneca Finger Lakes Historic house Operated by the Geneva Historical Society, mid 19th-century mansion
Rough and Ready Firehouse Museum Greenwich Washington Adirondack Region Firefighting information, open once a year for tours
Roxbury Railroad Station Museum Roxbury Delaware Central Leatherstocking Railroad
Rural Life Museum King Ferry Cayuga Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by Genoa Historical Association, one room schoolhouse, household, agriculture and rural life artifacts
Rushford Museum Rushford Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information, operated by the Rushford Historical Society
Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art Clinton Oneida Central Leatherstocking Art Part of Hamilton College, changing exhibits of art and photography
Ruth Howe-Prescott House Franklinville Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house information
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site Sackets Harbor Jefferson Thousand Islands Military War of 1812 military reenactments in the summer
Saddle Rock Grist Mill Saddle Rock Nassau Long Island Mill Restored tidal grist mill
Safe Haven Museum and Education Center Oswego Oswego Adirondack Region History Stories of the 982 refugees from World War II who were allowed into the United States as "guests" of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, housed at Fort Ontario
Sagamore Camp Raquette Lake Hamilton Adirondack Region Historic camp National Historic Landmark camp open for tours
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Cove Neck, New York Nassau Long Island Historic house Home of Theodore Roosevelt, includes Roosevelt museum
Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum Sag Harbor Suffolk Long Island Maritime Town's whaling industry, whaling equipment, local history
Sagtikos Manor West Bay Shore Suffolk Long Island Historic house Operated by the Sagtikos Manor Historical Society, reflects construction and ownership from the 17th to the 20th centuries
Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site Mount Vernon Westchester Lower Hudson Historic church Includes museum of the American Revolution
Sainte Marie among the Iroquois Liverpool Onondaga Finger Lakes Living Replica 17th-century French Jesuit mission to the Onondaga Iroquois
Salamanca Historical Museum Salamanca Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Local history Facebook site, information, operated by the Salamanca Historical Society
Salamanca Rail Museum Salamanca Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Railroad website, more information
Salmon River International Sport Fishing Museum Altmar Oswego Adirondack Region Sports website, antique fishing rods, rare lures, reels and tackle
Salt Museum Liverpool Onondaga Central New York Industry - salt website, located in Onondaga Lake Park, history of salt production in Syracuse
Salvation Army Heritage Museum West Nyack Rockland Lower Hudson Religious Facebook site, mission and history of the Salvation Army
Sampson State Park Military Museum Romulus Seneca Finger Lakes Military
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art New Paltz Ulster Mid-Hudson Art website, part of SUNY New Paltz, collections include American art with an emphasis on the Hudson Valley and Catskill Regions, 19th, 20th and 21st century photography and metals
Sanborn Area Historical Society Farm Museum Sanborn Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Agriculture website
Sanborn Area Historical Society School House Museum Sanborn Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website
Sands Ring Homestead Museum Cornwall Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house Colonial era house
Sands-Willets House Port Washington Nassau Long Island Historic house Operated by the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society
Santanoni Preserve Newcomb Essex Adirondack Region Historic house Tours of the buildings of the former camp
Saranac Laboratory Museum Saranac Lake Franklin Adirondack Region Science website, operated by Historic Saranac Lake, 1894 laboratory of Edward Livingston Trudeau
Saratoga Automobile Museum Saratoga Springs Saratoga Capital District Automotive
Saratoga Harness Hall of Fame & Museum Saratoga Springs Saratoga Capital District Sports http://www.saratoga.org/visitors/things_to_do_in_saratoga_county/saratoga-attractions-view.asp?location_id=132[ information], harness museum with sulkies, racing silks, blacksmith works, horseshoes and metal sculptures
Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Springs Saratoga Capital District History Preserves the site of the Battles of Saratoga, includes Schuyler House
Saratoga Springs History Museum Saratoga Springs Saratoga Capital District Local history Located in the former Canfield Casino
Sardinia Historical Society Museum Sardinia Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Local history
Saugerties Light Saugerties Ulster Mid-Hudson Lighthouse
Schenectady County Historical Society Museum Schenectady Schenectady Capital District Local history
Schenectady Museum Schenectady Schenectady Capital District Science
Science Museum of Long Island Nassau Suffolk Long Island Science website, hands-on science programs for children
Sci-Tech Center of Northern New York Watertown Jefferson Thousand Islands Science website
Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art Alfred Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Art Part of Alfred University, historic and contemporary ceramic and glass objects
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site Glen Montgomery Mohawk Valley Transportation Visitor center and remains of an Erie Canal aqueduct
Schoharie Valley Railroad Museum Schoharie Schoharie Mohawk Valley Railroad website, operated by the Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association, Colonial living museum
Schoolhouse No. 8 History Center & Museum North Collins Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Education website, one-room rural schoolhouse
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Museum of the University at Buffalo Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Medicine website, open by appointment, part of the School of Pharmacy at SUNY Buffalo, includes turn-of-the-20th-century apothecary, raw drugs, patent medicines, pharmacy artifacts
Schroeppel Historical Society Museum Phoenix Oswego Thousand Islands Local history information
Schroon-North Hudson Historical Museum Schroon Lake Essex Adirondack Region Local history website, operated by the Schroon-North Hudson Historical Society
Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site Albany Albany Capital District Historic house 18th-century period house, life of Philip Schuyler
Science Discovery Center of Oneonta Oneonta Otsego Central Leatherstocking Science Part of State University of New York at Oneonta
Sciencenter Ithaca Tompkins Finger Lakes Science Hands-on science exhibits
Sea Cliff Village Museum Sea Cliff Nassau Long Island Local history Includes a Victorian kitchen, toy and doll collection
Seaway Trail Discovery Center Sackets Harbor Jefferson Thousand Islands Local history Culture and heritage of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail and surrounding regions
Seneca Falls Historical Society Museum Seneca Falls Seneca Finger Lakes Historic house website, late-19th-century Victorian period house
Seneca-Iroquois National Museum Salamanca Cattaraugus Buffalo Niagara Region Native American website
Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry Seneca Falls Seneca Finger Lakes Local history website, area canals, industry
Senate House State Historic Site Kingston Ulster Mid-Hudson Local history Site of the state's new government during the American Revolution, local history and art displays
Shaker Heritage Society Colonie Albany Capital District Religious website, America's first Shaker settlement, museum and tours of the Watervliet Shaker Historic District
Mount Lebanon New Lebanon Columbia Capital District Art Located at Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, collection of Shaker artifacts including furniture, decorative arts, textiles, objects of everyday life and work
Shako:wi Cultural Center Oneida Madison Central Leatherstocking Native American website, history and culture of the Oneida Nation
Sharon Museum Complex Sharon Schoharie Mohawk Valley Local history information, information, includes museum of local history, storage barn, one-room schoolhouse and three-room outhouse
Sherwood House Yonkers Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Maintained by the Yonkers Historical Society, 1740 farmhouse
Sherwood-Jayne House Setauket Suffolk Long Island Historic house Maintained by the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, 18th-century house
Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum Southampton Suffolk Long Island Native American website, history and culture of the Shinnecock Indian Nation
Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs Auriesville Montgomery Mohawk Valley Religious Roman Catholic shrine dedicated to the Jesuit missionaries who were martyred at the Mohawk village of Ossernenon between 1642 and 1646
Shushan Covered Bridge Museum Shushan Washington Adirondack Region Local history Mid-19th-century covered bridge with period machinery and farm implements, adjacent one room schoolhouse
Silas Wright House Canton St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Historic house website, home to the St. Lawrence County Historical Association, mid-19th-century period house and local history exhibits
Singer Castle Dark Island St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Historic house Late-19th-century castle house
Six Nations Indian Museum Onchiota Franklin Adirondack Region Native American website
Skene Manor Whitehall Washington Adirondack Region Historic house Victorian house
Skenesborough Museum Whitehall Washington Adirondack Region Local history website, information, Revolutionary War information
Slabsides West Park Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Log cabin built by naturalist John Burroughs
Slate Valley Museum Granville Washington Adirondack Region Industry - Slate Quarrying website, shows how slate is formed and quarried
Smith Tavern Armonk Westchester Lower Hudson Local history Operated by the North Castle Historical Society
Smithtown Historical Society Branch Suffolk Long Island Historic house website, Facebook site, open during programs and events, includes the Caleb Smith House, 1750 Judge John Lawrence Smith Homestead, 1700 Obadiah Smith House, barns
Snyder Estate Rosendale Ulster Mid-Hudson Historic house Operated by the Century House Historical Society, includes the Century House, Widow Jane Mine and Cement Industry Museum
Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities Museum Gallery Cold Spring Harbor Suffolk Long Island Local history website, housed in a former 1842 Methodist-Episcopal church building
Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum Sodus Point Wayne Finger Lakes Lighthouse Lighthouse, keeper's quarters and lighthouse artifacts
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Building Huntington Suffolk Long Island Local history website, operated by the Huntington Historical Society
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park Canandaigua Ontario Finger Lakes Historic house Nine formal gardens, 1887 Queen Anne-style mansion and greenhouse complex
Southeast Museum Brewster Putnam Lower Hudson Local history website
South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center Bridgehampton Suffolk Long Island Natural history website
Southampton Historical Museum Southampton Suffolk Long Island Open air website, operated by the Southampton Historical Society, includes the William Rogers Mansion, one-room schoolhouse, 1825 barn, 19th-century trade store, the 17th-century Halsey House, a 19th-century paint store, blacksmith’s shop, cobbler’s shop,
Southold Indian Museum Southold Suffolk Long Island Native American website, archaeological artifacts and culture of the Indians of Long Island, includes Algonquin pottery, arrowheads, knife blades, hoe blades, hammers, gouges, drills and other tools
Spafford Area Historical Society Spafford Onondaga Central New York History website, operates the Spafford District #3 Side Hill School and the Grange Building by appointment
Sports Museum of Dutchess County Wappingers Falls Dutchess Mid-Hudson Sports website
Springwater Webster Crossing Historical Society Springwater Livingston Finger Lakes Local history website, museum open on a limited basis
Springville Center for the Arts Springville Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Art Community multi-disciplinary arts center with gallery
Square House Museum (Rye, New York) Rye Westchester Lower Hudson Local history website, operated by the Rye Historical Society, includes 18th-century period tavern rooms
St. Lawrence Power and Equipment Museum Madrid St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Agriculture website, antique engines, tractors and related farm equipment
Staatsburgh State Historic Site Staatsburg Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Mansion designed by McKim, Mead, and White
Stafford Museum of History Stafford Genesee Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, operated by the Stafford Historical Society
Starr Clark Tin Shop & Underground Rail Road Mexico Oswego Thousand Islands History Working tin shop that was the hub of the Abolitionist movement in Oswego County
Steadman House Marcellus Onondaga Finger Lakes Local history Operated by the Marcellus Historical Society
Steepletop Austerlitz Columbia Capital District Historic house Home of author Edna St. Vincent Millay
Steinberg Museum of Art at Hillwood Brookville Nassau Long Island Art Part of Long Island University, temporary exhibitions that span from antiquity to contemporary art
Stepping Stones Katonah Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Home of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill W. and his wife Lois Burnham Wilson, founder of Al-Anon/Alateen, open by appointment
Stickley Museum Fayetteville Onondaga Finger Lakes Decorative arts website, Stickley furniture
Storm King Art Center Mountainville Orange Mid-Hudson Sculpture park Outdoor sculpture park on 500 acres (2.0 km2)
Stone Arabia Schoolhouse Museum Cicero Onondaga Central New York Education Operated by the Cicero Historical Society, one room schoolhouse and nearby log cabin
Stone Mills Museum Orleans Jefferson Thousand Islands Agriculture website, maintained by the Northern New York Agricultural Historical Society
Stone Quarry Hill Art Park Cazenovia Madison Central Leatherstocking Sculpture park Outdoor art park on 108 acres (0.44 km2)
Stone-Tolan House Museum Brighton Monroe Finger Lakes Historic house Operated by the Landmark Society, turn-of-the-19th-century house and tavern
Stony Brook Grist Mill Stony Brook Suffolk Long Island Mill
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site Stony Point Rockland Lower Hudson Military Revolutionary War site of the Battle of Stony Point
Stony Point Light Stony Point Rockland Lower Hudson Maritime Located in Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site, restored 19th-century lighthouse
The Strong Rochester Monroe Finger Lakes Children's History of play and toys in American culture, includes the The National Museum of Play, the National Toy Hall of Fame and the International Center for the History of Electronic Games
Suffern Railroad Museum Suffern Rockland Lower Hudson Railroad information
Suffern Village Museum Suffern Rockland Lower Hudson Local history information
Suffolk County Historical Society Museum Riverhead Suffolk Long Island Local history Exhibits include 18th to 20th-century paintings and furniture, whaling, farming, early transportation, local ceramics, military artifacts
Suffolk County Farm and Education Center Yaphank Suffolk Long Island Farm website, operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension, working farm with education programs
Suffolk County Police Museum Yaphank Suffolk Long Island Law enforcement website
Suggett House Museum Cortland Cortland Finger Lakes Local history website, home of the Cortland County Historical Society
Sullivan County Museum Hurleyville Sullivan Mid-Hudson Local history website, home of the Sullivan County Historical Society
Sunnyside Tarrytown Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Home of noted early American author Washington Irving
Sunshine Radio Museum Sodus Wayne Finger Lakes Technology website, early years of the electronics industry starting from the turn of the 20th century up to the 1970s
Susan B. Anthony House Rochester Monroe Finger Lakes Historic house Life and work of women's rights leader Susan B. Anthony
Susan C. Lyman Historical Museum Norwood St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Local history website
Suydam House Centerport Suffolk Long Island Historic house Operated by the Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association, 18th-century house and local history exhibits
Swan River Schoolhouse East Patchogue Suffolk Long Island School website, operated by the Greater Patchogue Historical Society, historic schoolhouse
Swart-Wilcox House Oneonta Otsego Central Leatherstocking Historic house Operated by the Greater Oneonta Historical Society
Syracuse University Art Galleries Syracuse Onondaga Central New York Art website, several galleries at Syracuse University
Tabor-Wing House Dover Plains Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Restored early-19th-century house
Tackapausha Museum and Preserve Seaford Nassau Long Island Natural history website, live animals, displays about the ecology of Long Island
Taconic State Park – Copake Falls Area Copake Columbia Capital District Industry Features the Iron Works Museum about the 19th-century iron works
Tang Teaching Museum Saratoga Springs Saratoga Adirondack Region Art Part of Skidmore College, contemporary art
Tanglewood Nature Center & Museum Elmira Chemung Finger Lakes Natural history website, live animals and natural history exhibits
TAUNY Canton St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Art website, officially Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, exhibits of area folk culture and crafts
Ten Broeck Mansion Albany Albany Capital District Historic house Headquarters of the Albany County Historical Association, mid-19th-century period house
Ten Mile River Scout Museum Narrowsburg Sullivan Mid-Hudson Scouting website, history and Scouting memorabilia of Ten Mile River Boy Scout Camp
Tennie Burton Museum Lima Livingston Finger Lakes Historic house website, operated by the Lima Historical Society
Terra Cotta Museum Alfred Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Art Operated by the Alfred Historical Society
Terwilliger Museum Waterloo Seneca Finger Lakes Local history Part of the Waterloo Library & Historical Society
Theodore Roosevelt County Park Montauk Suffolk Long Island Military Includes exhibits about the Spanish-American War, the Rough Riders and Camp Wikoff
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house turn-of-the-20th-century period rooms, site of the inauguration of President Theodore Roosevelt
Thomas Cole National Historic Site Catskill Greene Capital District Historic house
Thomas Dodge House Port Washington Nassau Long Island Historic house Operated by the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society
Thomas Paine Cottage New Rochelle Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house Cottage of American Revolutionary War hero Thomas Paine, decorated in late-18th- to early-19th-century furnishings
Thomas Paine Memorial Museum New Rochelle Westchester Lower Hudson Biographical Life of American Revolutionary War hero and author Thomas Paine
Thousand Islands Arts Center Clayton Jefferson Thousand Islands Textile website, formerly The Handweaving Museum and Arts Center, features exhibits of textiles from its permanent textile collection and library, also crafts exhibits
Thousand Islands Museum Clayton Jefferson Thousand Islands Local history website
Town of Chester Museum of Local History Chestertown Warren Adirondack Region Local history website
Three Village Historical Society Setauket Suffolk Long Island Local history website
Throop Pharmacy Museum Albany Albany Capital District Medicine website, historic drug store reconstructed at Albany College of Pharmacy
Ticonderoga Heritage Museum Ticonderoga Essex Adirondack Region Local history website, features over 38 scale models of various local industries
Tilly Foster Farm Museum Brewster Putnam Lower Hudson Farm Historic farm featuring rare and endangered early American farm animals, farm equipment, rock and roll memorabilia
Tinker Homestead and Farm Museum Henrietta Monroe Finger Lakes Historic house Depicts farming life in the late 19th century
Tioga County Historical Society Museum Owego Tioga Finger Lakes Local history website
Top Cottage Hyde Park Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Private retreat designed by and for Franklin D. Roosevelt
Town House East Hampton Suffolk Long Island Education website, operated by the East Hampton Historical Society, adjacent to Clinton Academy
Town Line Museum Johnstown Fulton Adirondack Region History Facebook site, information, 1950s diner display, memorabilia of the 1950s and 1960s
Town of Alabama Museum Alabama Genesee Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, information
Town of Hume Museum Hume Allegany Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website
Town of Hyde Park Historical Society Museum Hyde Park Dutchess Mid-Hudson Local history Located in a former firehouse
Town of Porter Historical Society Museum Youngstown Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information
Town of Shandaken Historical Museum Pine Hill Ulster Mid-Hudson Local history
Trailside Museums and Zoo Bear Mountain State Park Rockland Lower Hudson Natural history Located in Bear Mountain State Park, rehabilitated wildlife, area's natural history, history and Native American culture
Trailside Nature Museum Cross River Westchester Lower Hudson Natural history website, located in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation
Trolley Museum of New York Kingston Ulster Mid-Hudson Transportation Electric trolley cars
Tuthill House Museum Westhampton Beach Suffolk Long Island Historic house website, operated by the Westhampton Beach Historical Society
Ulysses Historical Society Museum Trumansburg Tompkins Finger Lakes Local history website
University Art Museum at University at Albany Albany Albany Capital District Art Contemporary art part of SUNY Albany
UB Art Galleries Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Art website, includes the UB Anderson Gallery and the UB Art Gallery at the Center for the Arts, part of University at Buffalo
Up Yonda Farm Bolton Landing Warren Adirondack Region Natural history website, nature center with museum and trails
USS Slater Albany Albany Capital District Museum ship Cannon-class destroyer escort
Valentown Museum Victor Ontario Finger Lakes Local history Operated by the Victor Historical Society
Van Alen House Kinderhook Columbia Capital District Historic house 18th-century Dutch farmhouse operated by the Columbia County Historical Society
Van Cortlandt Manor Croton-on-Hudson Westchester Lower Hudson Historic house 18th-century manor house
Van Horn Mansion Newfane Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Historic house Turn-of-the-20th-century period mansion
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site Hyde Park Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Late-19th-century mansion and estate
Vanderbilt Museum Centerport Suffolk Long Island Multiple Historic mansion with collections of natural history, marine, weaponry and ethnographic objects
Van Wyck Homestead Fishkill Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house Early-18th-century Dutch colonial house
Verizon Telecom Pioneer Museum Commack Suffolk Long Island Technology information, video, also known as Long Island Telephone Pioneers Museum,established by the Long Island Chapter of the Telephone Pioneers of America
Vestal Museum Vestal Broome Central Leatherstocking Local history website, local in the 1881 Vestal Train Station
Vintage Tracks Museum Bloomfield Ontario Finger Lakes Transportation website, crawler tractors & memorabilia from the early 20th century
Walter Elwood Museum Amsterdam Montgomery Mohawk Valley Multiple Local history, Victorian, natural history, and items that relate to Mohawk Valley's industrial past
Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site West Hills Suffolk Long Island Historic house
Walworth Historical Society Museum Walworth Wayne Finger Lakes Local history website
Wantagh Museum Wantagh Nassau Long Island Railroad Historic railroad station, car and post office
Ward W. O'Hara Agricultural Museum Auburn Cayuga Finger Lakes Agriculture website, handheld tools, farm equipment, carpenter and blacksmith shops, rural kitchen, bedroom, one room school, country mercantile and dairy room
Warner Museum Springville Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website, operated by the Concord NY Historical Society, life and memorabilia of Pop Warner, dolls, tools, 1930s kitchen, items of local interest
War of 1812 Museum Plattsburgh Clinton Adirondack Region Military History of the War of 1812 and the Battle of Plattsburgh
Warrensburgh Museum of Local History Warrensburh Warren Adirondack Region Local history website, operated by the Warrensburgh Historical Society
Warwick Historical Society Warwick Orange Mid-Hudson Open air website, complex of 7 historic buildings
Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site Newburgh Orange Mid-Hudson Historic house 18th-century home, site of longest-serving headquarters of George Washington during the American Revolutionary War
Washington County Fair Farm Museum Greenwich Washington Adirondack Region Agriculture website, open seasonally, area crops, farm equipment, displays of tools and crafts, rural life artifacts
Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center Waterford Saratoga Adirondack Region Local history website
Waterman Conservation Education Center Apalachin Tioga Finger Lakes Natural history website, environmental education center with museum about local wildlife
Water Mill Museum Water Mill Suffolk Long Island Mill Colonial water-powered grist mill
Watervliet Arsenal Museum Watervliet Albany Capital District Military Displays on cannons and guns at the historic Iron Building.
Wayland Historical Museum Wayland Steuben Finger Lakes Local history information
Weaver Museum Potsdam St. Lawrence Thousand Islands Anthropology website, part of SUNY Potsdam
West Monroe Historical Society Museum West Monroe Oswego Adirondack Region Local history website
West Point Museum Highland Falls Orange Mid-Hudson Military website, history and tours of the United States Military Academy
Westchester County Veterans Museum Somers Westchester Lower Hudson Military Located in Lasdon Park and Arboretum
Western New York Book Arts Center Buffalo Erie Buffalo Niagara Region Art website, exhibits of the printed word and image
The Whaling Museum & Education Center Cold Spring Harbor Suffolk Long Island Maritime Whaling and maritime history of Long Island, relationship between people and the ocean
White Pine Camp Paul Smiths Franklin Adirondack Region Historic camp Adirondack Great Camp open for tours
Wild Center Tupper Lake Franklin Adirondack Region Natural history
Wilcox Octagon House Camillus Onondaga Finger Lakes Historic house
Wilderstein Rhinebeck Dutchess Mid-Hudson Historic house 19th-century Queen Anne–style country house
Wildlife Sports and Educational Museum Vail Mills Fulton Adirondack Region Natural history website, animal mounts, art, artifacts and memorabilia of hunting, fishing and all sports afield
William Floyd House Mastic Suffolk Long Island Historic house Signer of the Declaration of Independence, part of Fire Island National Seashore
William H. Seward House Auburn Cayuga Finger Lakes Historic house 19th-century period home of William H. Seward, exhibits about his life and family
William Miller House Miller Place Suffolk Long Island Historic house website, early 18th-century house, operated by the Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society
William Pryor Letchworth Museum Castile Wyoming Buffalo Niagara Region Native American Located in Letchworth State Park
Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society Pultneyville Wayne Finger Lakes Local history website, exhibits of local history
Wilson Historical Museum Wilson Niagara Buffalo Niagara Region Local history website
Wilton Heritage Society Museum Wilton Saratoga Adirondack Region Local history website
Wings of Eagles Discovery Center Horseheads Chemung Finger Lakes Aviation website, collection of airplanes and helicopters
Woodstock Artists Association & Museum Woodstock Ulster Mid-Hudson Art website, work in all media by area artists
Women's Rights National Historical Park Seneca Falls Seneca Finger Lakes History
World Awareness Children's Museum Glens Falls Warren Adirondack Region Children's website, cultural awareness museum for Children
Wrong Island Railroad Lake Ronkonkoma Suffolk Long Island Railroad website, operating model train display and museum featuring O-gauge trains
Yager Museum of Art & Culture Oneonta Otsego Central Leatherstocking Multiple Part of Hartwick College, art, archaeology, Native American artifacts
Yates County History Center Penn Yan Yates Finger Lakes Local history website, operated by the Yates County Genealogical and Historical Society, includes the L. Caroline Underwood Museum and the Scherer Carriage House
Yorker Museum Sinclairville Chautauqua Buffalo Niagara Region Local history information, reconstructed mini village with six restored buildings, depicting Sherman life in the mid-19th century
Yorktown Museum Yorktown Heights Westchester Lower Hudson History website, features 18th-century Colonial rooms, farming, dolls & miniatures, railroad and Native American exhibits
Zadock Pratt Museum Prattsville Greene Capital District Historic house 19th-century period house
Zim House Horseheads Chemung Finger Lakes Historic house Open by appointment with the Horseheads Historical Society, late-19th-century home of political cartoonist Eugene Zimmerman

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The "Region" column in the sortable table can be used to help locate museums and understand which museums are in the same area. The list uses regions made up of the following counties or borroughs:

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