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Get ready to unearth some delightful historical treasures.

We have museums that showcase our heritage, from the Victorian splendor of the 1890 House Museum to the Cortland County Historical Society located in the Italianate home of inventor James Suggett. Spend an entire day at the CNY Living History Museum which houses three museums in one.

The 1890 House Museum

Built for late 19th-century inventor and industrialist Chester Wickwire, the 1890 House Museum offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore the floors where the Wickwire family lived along with their servants.
37 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045

Cortland Rural Cemetery

Established in 1853, this open-air museum is a beautiful 19th-century Victorian garden cemetery is 50 acres and is the final resting place for 18,000 people. Walk the cemetery yourself with an interactive cemetrail tour and admire the beauty of the headstones and the impressive diverse species of trees to discover those who helped shaped Cortland history.
110 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045
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