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Seward House Museum

33 South St, Auburn, NY 13021-3929
+1 315-252-1283
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Great museum!!!

This house is full of history and has some wonderful architectural elements. Our tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Seward House: A trip back in Time

Very interesting; Information given covers much more that just Seward. Covers interesting things... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
ed l
Auburn, 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
33 South St, Auburn, NY 13021-3929
33 South St, Auburn, NY 13021-3929
+1 315-252-1283
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This house is full of history and has some wonderful architectural elements. Our tour guide was excellent; we had a remarkably good time. Highly recommend!

Thank annebam
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Very interesting; Information given covers much more that just Seward. Covers interesting things like the death of Lincoln' and a lot of the Civil War

Thank ed l
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Seward is an interesting side note to the entire Civil War period and a prominent figure in the Lincoln administration. His home is chock full of fascinating artifacts, books, decorations. Take a tour and be prepared to spend time. There are steep stairs so if...More

Thank pumpkinj2017
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The Seward home is a really nice place to visit and learn about an important figure in American history. Well done guided tour. This area of New York is beautiful too.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the house and the life of the Seward family. Many original artifacts in the home.

Thank johnnyv316
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Lots to see and learn in the Seward House - there is more here than can really be absorbed in one tour.

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The house and the people who lived here and there story was well presented. There is a collection of items related to Seward and his family that is significant. The guide effectively conveyed his work and efforts on behalf of those who justice was due....More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I really liked this tour. I've visited a lot of historical houses over the years and thought this was one of the best, if not the best tours. The stuff in the house is authentic to the family, which is very unusual.

Thank _kas451psu
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This was one of the best museum tours I've ever had. The guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic & fun. Truly enjoyed our visit & learned a lot about William Seward & his family. Highly recommend.

Thank MJ W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This museum house is chock full of furnishings and artifacts original to the Seward family and Secretary of State William Seward. It can only be viewed via guided tours. We were lucky to get in on the last tour on a weekday. Our docent was...More

Thank Elaine B
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