The Erie Canal Museum showcases the only existing weighlock building in the United States, collects and conserves Erie Canal material, and promotes awareness of the Erie Canal's history and impact through educational programs. Come aboard a full size replica canal boat. Explore life in a canal town. Learn about the man-made waterway that played a major role in the growth and development of our country. The Erie Canal Museum is a must-see for adults and children of all ages!
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Individual Membership: $35
Family Membership: $50
Canaller Membership: $100+
Weighmaster Membership: $500+ To visit Erie Canal Museum on your trip to Syracuse, use our Syracuse road trip app .
Erie Canal Museum Reviews
Every year we go to the Erie Canal Museum to see the gingerbread house exhibits it. All material is made from edible material. Beautiful workmanship. Sine entries are from very young children... more »
the museum provides a thorough history of the Erie Canal. Displays are well organized, exhibits are excellent and the museum is very clean. Staff are excellent, polite, friendly and very helpful more »
Spent a good two hours sauntering round all the exhibits and information boards; could have spent more. Very good, accessible and interactive. We virtually had the place to ourselves as it was early September and the holidays were finished though I imagine it would have been almost as good had it been busier as the attractions are well spaced and laid out.
It was a very good experience. Definitely it worths the time. It's a free museum. Take the elevator when you go to second floor. Take the stairs when you go down. They are both unique. Staff is very friendly and helpful. They should have a bigger place.
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