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Cazenovia Museum & Public Library


An official Path Through History Site! Since its founding in 1886, the museum at the Cazenovia Public Library has provided educational experiences for local students, community members, and visitors alike. Housed in the 1840s Williams’ Gothic revival house, the museum features exhibits on local culture, past residents’ love of collecting and a series of rotating art by revered local artists including Dwight Williams, Arthur Davies, William Boardman and Charles Welsh. This museum covers over two thousand years of history. You can see an ancient Egyptian mummy, early Native American tools, extinct and rare birds, 18th, 19th, & 20th century artifacts including locally-made implements, fine Native American beadwork, old and rare books, maps, and paintings depicting the area. Our Digital Information Gateway (DIG) exhibit allows visitors to explore our collection digitally and learn more of the 1894 Grand Tour taken by collector Robert J Hubbard. Educational tours are available and conducted by our two museum educators; please call ahead.The museum is open 9:00 am-9:00 pm Monday through Friday; 10:00 am-5:00 pm Saturdays; closed Sundays. No admission charge.


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