ADMISSION TO THE MUSEUM: $5 adults, $3 students

WCHS Members:  Free



Walk through the former Wayne County Jail and Sheriff's Residence.

Guided tours with an educator last approximately two hours and include all three floors

of the Museum & The Carriage House (weather permitting)


For groups larger than 6, please call to schedule a tour.

No food, drink, or gum chewing allowed in the museum.  

To schedule a guided tour in advance, email or call us at (315) 946-4943


For information and a complete list of available kits and programs, click here.


20th Century DECADES PARTY

August, 28th 2021

2 PM - 7 PM

We're sending off our Fabulous '50s Exhibit in style - by celebrating the decades! Guests are invited to spend an afternoon at the Museum filled with hits from the 20th Century (that's right, think childhood board games, vinyl after vinyl and JELLO to go around). 

Come dressed in your favorite garb from 1900-1999, and the best dressed might just shake, rattle, and roll home with a prize!


General Admission/

At The Door - $25

Member Admission - $20

Kids - $5

(Each ticket includes one free drink for guests 21+, and a free ice cream soda for those not quite 21)

WCHS Annual Dinner, 2021

September 2021 -

Time TBD

For time and location, along with other important information, keep watching this page. Details to come!

Image by Alina Kacharho

Lilacs for Larry Ann - Planting Day

September 25th -

10 AM

Thanks to the overwhelming support from our community, we're excited to share we can break ground on our Lilacs for LA campaign. Literally! Join the WCHS in breaking ground and planting a row of beautiful lilac trees at the Museum.

Saturday, Sept. 25th, 10 AM.

Image by R.D. Smith


OCTOBER 9TH, 2021 - Time TBD

We're teaming up with our friends at Soul Searchers, LLC to put on an event like no other!

On October 9th, ticket holders will learn firsthand from the experts how to conduct a paranormal investigation - and then try it themselves. 

Come explore the depths of the old Wayne County Jail and Sheriff's Residence and see for yourself what still lurks behind the bars. 

Presale tickets only,

NO tickets sold at the door.

Tickets will go on sale 9/1/2021