Historic Palmyra Museum, Palmyra

#4 of 6 in Things to do in Palmyra
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
HISTORIC PALMYRA is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated preserving the history and architectural heritage of Palmyra, New York. Once known as the "Queen of Erie Canal towns," Palmyra boasts an astonishing array of architecture, ranging from the early 1800's to Victorian era grandeur.

Historic Palmyra's mission is to save the history of Palmyra and vicinity through the preservation of architecture, artifacts, and archives. Historic Palmyra teaches and educates through the five museums and their collections. This mission is served primarily through the operation of five unique museums, welcoming thousands of visitors each year...

Wm. Phelps General Store

Alling Covelret Museum

Palmyra Historical Museum

Palmyra Print Shop

Historic Palmyra's Erie Canal Depot
Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Historic Palmyra Museum by using our Palmyra attractions planning app.
Create an itinerary including Historic Palmyra Museum
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Historic Palmyra Museum reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 5.0
26 reviews
  • For the small price of $10, you can get a tour of 5 unique Museums! The Historic Museum has 23 rooms FULL of so many historical stories and wonders, you can easily spend 2 hours there. The Erie Canal....  more »
  • I was astonished by the breadth of the collections within the Historic Palmyra Museums! I mainly went to see the coverlet museum, but was blown away by the general store, print shop and ghost...  more »
  • This place was so cool. The hauntings seemed really legit. They always have fun events.
  • Amazing little place! We went for a daytime ghost roadtrip and stopped here along the way. This was our first ghost hunt and the employees were so excited and engaged, and were nice enough to let us use some of their dowsing rods. One of us even felt a ghost child hold her hand! For $10, the tour of all the museums is a steal and a must-do for any ghost hunters and/or history buffs.

Plan your trip to Palmyra

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Palmyra

Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Palmyra

Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours