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A Winter AdventureSpecial LectureVIP TourExhibit Opening
A Winter Adventure

CCHS is now part of the Finger Lakes Museum Trail!

Learn more about the partnership and the Winter Adventure program.

Special Lecture

Learn about recent archaeological discoveries at the Newtown and Chemung battlefields and about preservation options for these nationally significant sites. 


This program is free and open to the public.

VIP Tour

Join us for a special after-hours guided tour about Chemung County's inventors, explorers, and creative thinkers.

Reservations are required. 

Click here for more details.

Exhibit Opening

Join us Wednesday, February 4 at 5:30pm for the opening of the second exhibit in our Towns and Villages series.

Free and open to the public.


Take a walk through time and discover treasures from the past. The Chemung County Historical Society "brings history alive" through interpretive exhibitions, education programs, and publications that tell the county’s history.


The Chemung County Historical is located at 415 East Water Street in the heart of downtown Elmira, New York. The museum is approximately 15 miles east of Corning, 30 miles south of Ithaca, and 55 miles west of Binghamton.


The Chemung County Historical Society is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and receives funding from the New York State Council on the Arts.




Exhibit Opening

5:30 pm
Museum Closed


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