An official Path Through History Site! Once a 19th C. bakery and residence, the museum offers two floors of Erie Canal history and brings to life local folklore and history. Located next to the "Old Erie Canal," the museum is filled with authentic memorabilia, art and other exhibits illustrating Canastota's contributions to the canal, commerce, industry and agriculture. Near the museum are two murals and a number of interpretative waysides along with two towers representing the lift bridge that was once on the canal. Open May-October, group tours available by appointment year around.