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A Winter Adventure

CCHS is now part of the Finger Lakes Museum Trail!

Learn more about the partnership and the Winter Adventure program.

Lecture and Recital

Join us at the Clemens Center for this special event.


This program is free and open to the public.  Click here for more information.

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.

Now On Exhibit

Learn what life was like for prisoners and guards at the Civil War prison camp and how it effected the surrounding community.


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.






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