This package is $300 added to room charge and is available year-round.
Subject to availability.
Watch as history comes alive at the William H. Seward House, a National Historic Landmark and home of President Lincoln’s Secretary of State! Located just a short drive from Aurora in Auburn, New York, travel back in time on the Seward estate with Matthew MacVittie, collections and exhibits manager, to learn fascinating family narratives, handle priceless artifacts from around the world, and explore spaces closed off to the public.
The chance to experience history back-stage is available to those enjoying a two-night stay and includes:
A bottle of Finger Lakes wine and platter of gourmet cookies from Dorie’s Bakery awaiting your arrival
A day-in-the-life behind the scenes at the Seward House. You’ll work alongside Matthew as you take on a project suited to your specific interest. Transportation is not provided, though maps are!