Step into history!


Visit our store to purchase tickets for a guided tour of the

Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes.





The tour lasts approximately one hour and includes a guided tour of:

The 1796 Benjamin Patterson Inn

1850s Wixon Log Cabin

1870s Cooley Blacksmith Shop

1820-1870 Interactive Farming Exhibit in the Starr Barn

Joiner's Shop

Wood Shed

Heirloom Garden and Herb Garden (seasonal)


The Painted Post - Erwin Museum at the Depot is located about two miles away. A tour in the off season (October - June) needs to be scheduled in advance.


*Demonstrations occur on various dates and at most events throughout the year. If you are looking to visit when there are demonstrations please contact us in advance to find out the next date. Demonstrations can be scheduled in advance as well (additional fee).


*Tours are conducted throughout the year.


*NOTE: The Benjamin Patterson Inn is the only building that is heated all year round.


*NOTE: During the school year the Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes can be wholly to partially occupied by school tours. Please call in advance for the best time to tour the museum.