Fenton History Center Museum & Research Center

67 Washington St.
Jamestown, NY 14701- Map It
(716) 664-6256

AAA Editor Notes

Fenton History Center Museum & Research Center is at 67 Washington St. (SR 60), just s. of Washington St. bridge. The 1863 Italianate mansion of former New York Gov. Reuben E. Fenton features a restored Renaissance Revival drawing room, rooms depicting the Victorian and settlement periods of Jamestown, changing topical exhibits and a reference/genealogy research center. Also of interest are the Chautauqua Lake, Lucy, Chautauqua County Underground Railroad and Swedish Heritage rooms. An annual holiday exhibit highlights historic and ethnic observances and celebrations. Guided tours are available by appointment. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$8; $4 (ages 5-12); $20 (family, two adults and three children).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-4, year-round (also Sun. 1-4, Thanksgiving-Jan. 31). Closed Jan. 1, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.