Go Back In Time.

Wyoming County is rich with historical experiences, from the pride of our involvement with the Underground Railroad, to the rich Seneca Indian history, to William Pryor Letchworth’s beneficial impact on the area. Visit our galleries and museums and be a part of the living history of Wyoming County.


Historical

Arcade & Attica Railroad

278 Main Street
Arcade, NY 14009
585.492.3100

Step back in time aboard the last operating steam train excursion in New York State and experience an authentic operating short line railroad with passenger trains weekly!

Arcade Historical Society

331 West Main Street
Arcade, NY 14009
585.492.4466

Learn more about the local, rural history in and around Arcade, New York at the Arcade Historical Society - located at the beautiful Gibby House!

Attica Historical Society

130 Main Street
Attica, NY 14011
585.591.2161

Learn about Attica's local history and genealogy information, artifacts, early 1900's furniture, including a complete Victorian parlor, clothing, Attica Prison history and war memorabilia.

Attica Prison Preservation Foundation & Museum

668 Exchange Street
Attica, NY 14011
585.708.4388

Visit the Attica Prison Preservation Foundation & Museum, featuring artifacts from Attica Prison, one of the most famous prisons in the world!

Bennington Historical Society

211 Clinton Street
Cowlesville, NY 14037
585.937.9913

Discover the history of Bennington by visiting their historical society and museum. Check out local artifacts spanning over 200 years of history!

Castile Historical Society & Museum

17 Park Road East
Castile, NY 14427
585.493.5370

The Castile Historical House was built in the 1800's right after the civil war, and in 1956 became a museum for local history.

Eagle Historical Museum

Main Street
Bliss, NY 14024
585.322.7319

Learn about the Town of Eagle's history at the Eagle Historical Museum.

Java Historical Society

4441 Rt. 78
Java Village, NY 14083
716.866.2671

Visit the Java Historical Society's exhibits and artifacts to learn about the history of Java and the surrounding areas.

Letchworth State Park

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY 14427
585.493.3600

Voted the #1 State Park in the USA, and known as the "Grand Canyon of the East", Letchworth offers miles of hiking trails, rafting, kayaking, hot air ballooning, skiing, and much more!

Middlebury Historical Society

22 South Academy Street
Wyoming, NY 14591
585.495.6420

The Middlebury Historical Society is located inside the Middlebury Academy. The Academy opened in 1817, and was the first academy of higher learning, at that time, west of Canandaigua.

 
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