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Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes

73 W Pulteney St, Corning, NY 14830-2212
+1 607-937-5281
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Unexpected Pleasure

A few minutes away from downtown Corning, this little area was a nice stop. Admission was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Who would have thought?

What a great collection of historic buildings. They are willing to do group programs and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cheryl L D
Shapleigh, Maine
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Step into history at the Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes. Visit the historic Patterson Inn, a 1796 frontier tavern, 1850s log cabin, 1878 one room schoolhouse, 1870s blacksmith shop, and interactive barn exhibit, all furnished to depict their original use. While in season walk through the herb garden and heirloom vegetable garden. See the website for additional exhibits, demonstration dates, and events.
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73 W Pulteney St, Corning, NY 14830-2212
+1 607-937-5281
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few minutes away from downtown Corning, this little area was a nice stop. Admission was very inexpensive. There are a few buildings to see, a blacksmith shop, one room school house, a cabin, and on old inn, which was very interesting. A nice way...More

1  Thank Ricmar60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great collection of historic buildings. They are willing to do group programs and the guides are very good.

1  Thank Cheryl L D
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The Heritage Village does an amazing job of presenting history to the community. The volunteers are dedicated to bring that to life through tours and reenactments. Anyone can stop in during working hours and/or buy tickets for special events. School groups are set up to...More

2  Thank Yorkxan
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We visited the Heritage Village during the 1st week of December 2015. Very inexpensive, wonderful place. The 4 buildings include an inn built in 1796, a log cabin from 1855, a 1 room schoolhouse from 1878, & a blacksmith shop from the 1870's. When I...More

4  Thank Lori T
Reviewed 13 November 2016

When we came to Corning, we did not expect to find living history going on right across the street from our hotel. It was a living history weekend when we were there and it was awesome to see the reenactors and the different things going...More

3  Thank gimlinoe01
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I came here expecting living history as they promote themselves as that. There was no living history when I visited, but they do have a very knowledgeable tour staff who are very well educated about the regional history, and each of the structures are well...More

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We enjoyed a most interesting afternoon touring this historical piece of Corning History. Our guide Barbara was extremely interesting and explained in great detail how life was for the early settlers. We considered our visit a highlight of our recent trip to the area. We...More

Thank Earle D
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was a well presented snapshot of history in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Care was placed in the exhibit to make sure that it was historically correct. The curators and actors really gave you an informed oral presentation of life during the...More

Thank glassman15
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Attended a craft beer expo on the grounds and the volunteers for the village were exhibiting various items and food. The volunteers were quite knowledgeable and were willing to answer any questions. I do not know if there is normally a charge since we were...More

1  Thank Charles C
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Small but nice history park, buildings, etc. Authentic Inn from way back when Corning was wilderness. Good history lesson. Nice knowledgeable staff.We were glad we stopped.

1  Thank cecustard
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Art B
8 July 2015|
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Response from Jessica C | Property representative |
Hi Art B. We are all dog people here at the Heritage Village! We would be able to make some sort of arrangement for your dog. We are open Monday through Saturday 10am-4pm for tours. We hope to see you and your dog soon!