The 1890 House Museum

Built for late 19th-century inventor & industrialist Chester F. Wickwire…

We invite you to explore the 1890 House Museum. Creating countless patents, distributing mass quantities of woven wire goods throughout the United States and the world, Chester Wickwire also served as a philanthropist to his community and create this remarkable home.

37 Tompkins Street

Cortland, NY 13045

607 756 7551

SUMMER (May – September)

Thursdays to Saturdays 11 am – 5 pm

Sundays 11 am -3 pm

WINTER (October-April)

Thursdays to Saturdays Noon – 4 pm