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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 - Students (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 starts July 5, 2017 and runs thru September 2, 2017

Tuesday thru Saturday  10am to 2pm (trolley leaves on the hour)

Adults:  $8.00            Students:   $4.00 (5 - 18)       Children free 4 and under

with purchase of Trolley ticket museum will cost $2.00

call CCHS for reservations 607-734-4167

Wheelchair accessible


Click here to contact the museum for more information.