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Seward House Museum

33 South St, Auburn, NY 13021-3929
+1 315-252-1283
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beautifully kept piece of history

I have been fortunate to not only have a private tour of this home but to have experienced their... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
cloverhill1
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Skaneateles, New York
Well preserved glimpse into history

We sometimes ignore our local historical places but oddly enough travel to visit history. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tricia S
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Syracuse, New York
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We invite you to visit the Seward House Museum, the historic home of William Henry Seward; New York State Senator, two time New York State Governor, US Senator, and Secretary of State during the Lincoln and Johnson administrations. Our knowledgeable staff is on-hand to provide guided tours, helping you navigate the many fascinating aspects of this beautifully preserved home. Enjoy masterpieces of American art and special exhibitions in both the historic house and the museum’s gardens.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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33 South St, Auburn, NY 13021-3929
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been fortunate to not only have a private tour of this home but to have experienced their holiday candle lit tours at Christmas. The home and grounds have been lovingly cared for and the historians have great stories of the Seward family. This...More

Thank cloverhill1
MsFanny, Manager at Seward House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for visiting and thanks for your feedback.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sometimes ignore our local historical places but oddly enough travel to visit history. The Seward House is an easy drive from anywhere in Central NY and is an interesting glimpse into the Seward family's life and accomplishments. Like any family there is tragedy and...More

Thank Tricia S
MsFanny, Manager at Seward House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your support and for providing feedback.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house is full of so many of the original items in it that it is easy to imagine what their lives were like. The tour guide answered every question on our tour, she was extremely knowledgeable about the family and the political history of...More

Thank Bhappy122
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour guide was amazing and the house was perfectly preserved and contained all of the family's possessions.

Thank Aln357
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I am not a huge fan of museums, but this one has so many neat artifacts & you don't need a week to get through it. I've actually been there several times. You always learn something new. I wouldn't take little ones there. Great family...More

1  Thank Kris G
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This was my 3rd time at the Seward House at Christmastime, a great time to see a beautifully decorated historical site in Auburn. While it's not huge, I get something different out of it every time, and the tours that are offered are fantastic. I...More

Thank Ariel B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I live in Auburn NY and walk by the Seward House museum daily. The yellow brick house is a joy to tour. It is filled with period 1840-1860's furnishings. The story of this loving family is interesting, too, although filled with some sadness. If you...More

Thank Ellen L
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Very knowledgeable staff and volunteers - detail to the period of house is impressive. Thank you especially to Shari for being so helpful!

Thank Stacie R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

this is a great place to visit our great countries history. I highly recommend it for home schooled families, anyone that is interested in learning about local history, American History, the art displayed is a history lesson alone and worth the small fee charged to...More

1  Thank lauralee882017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

One of the treasures of Auburn, NY. Seward's was attacked by Booth's gang of assassins, he secured Alaska for the United States, his family were abolitionists, and more. Many treasures in the museum.

1  Thank Lews C
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