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The Chemung Valley History Museum 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.

Gallery Hours:
Monday - Saturday 10a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Sundays


$5.00 - Adults
$3.00 - Senior Citizens (over 55)
$1.00 - Studnts (6-18)
FREE - Children Under 5
FREE - Members of the Chemung County Historical Society


Group tours:
Call Kelli Huggins 734-4167 x 205 for an appointment

Research Room:
Monday - Friday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Research Fee: $5.00 per day for non-members
Free to members of the Society and students

The Museum Shop:
Open during regular gallery hours.


Mark Twain in Elmira Cell Phone Audio Tour


Mark Twain Trolley Tours are now closed for the summer of 2016.  Please revisit

us in July 2017.


Wheelchair accessible


Click here to contact the museum for more information.