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History Center in Tompkins County

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An official Path Through History Site! The History Center in Tompkins County is a generation-to-generation education and research center focused on engaging the public with the history of Tompkins County (located in the ancestral and contemporary lands of the Gayogo̱hó:nǫ' Nation) and the Finger Lakes region. This award winning museum features permanent and changing exhibits on local history, educational programs, a local history research library, and a museum shop. There are over 18,000 objects, 100,000 photographs and thousands of historic documents in the museums archives and exhibits. The History Center is located within the Tompkins Center for History & Culture, a collaborative visitor center and event space on the Ithaca Commons. Learn more at thehistorycenter.net and follow @TompkinsHistory on any platform.

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Accessibility

Accessible Amenities

Blind/Low Vision
  • Blind/Low Vision Accommodations:
  • Signage: Yes
  • Elevator with Braille or Raised Print Buttons: Yes
  • Staff Orientation to Venue: Yes
Cognitive/Autism Spectrum
  • Cognitive/Autism Spectrum Accommodations:
  • Staff Orientation to Venue: Yes
Deaf and/or Hearing Loss
  • Deaf and/or Hearing Loss Accommodations:
  • Closed-Captioned Films/Videos: Yes
General
  • Accessible Amenities:
  • Accessible Car Parking Onsite: Partial
  • Accessible Van Parking Onsite: Partial
  • Disability Discount: Yes
  • Companion Discount: Yes
  • Special Programs: Yes
  • Service Animal Relief: Yes
Mobility/Wheelchair Access
  • Mobility/Wheelchair Access Accommodations:
  • Accessible Bathroom: Yes
  • Accessible Entrance: Yes
  • Accessible Route: Yes
  • Low Service Counter or Window: Yes
  • Accessible Elevator: Yes
  • Special Programs: Yes
  • Accessible Guided Tour: Yes
  • Accessible Seating - Auditorium/Theater: Yes
  • Outdoor Accessible Seating: Yes
  • Accessible Outdoor Tables: Yes
  • Indoor Accessible Seating: Yes
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