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Shining a Light on Auburn, NY

Equal Rights Heritage Center
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Seward House Museum
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Harriet Tubman National Historical Park
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The Willard Memorial Chapel
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Schweinfurth Art Center
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Case Research Lab
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Cayuga Museum of History and Art
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Auburn Public Theater
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Seymour Library
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More Than Just a Welcome Center

Auburn’s Welcome Center features a state-of-the-art exhibition titled “Seeing Equal Rights in NYS” where New York State’s progressive history supporting equality comes to life through interactive displays. Experience the creative ways New Yorkers organized to stand for justice, and learn about the key contributors from the 1800s to modern day.

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  • Free Wifi
  • Public Restrooms
  • Taste NY Market

Plan Your Visit

You will not be short of things to see and do within a 2-mile radius of downtown Auburn.

See where iconic American heroes Harriet Tubman and William H. Seward lived while helping lead enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad. View outstanding examples of Tiffany glass at the Willard Memorial Chapel, Cayuga Museum of History & Art and Westminster Presbyterian Church. Visit the birthplace of talking films at the Case Research Lab and take in a contemporary art exhibit or quilt show at the Schweinfurth Art Center. Top off your day with a comedy act, play or even a dance performance at Auburn Public Theater.

COVID-19 Statement

A special message from the Equal Rights Heritage Center/Auburn NY Visitor Center

The NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center and Taste NY Market are open to the public.

HOURS OF OPERATION ARE:
Tuesday–Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 12 to 4 p.m.
Closed Monday

Our local historic and cultural sites are all preparing to welcome visitors again. We are happy to report the following sites are open and providing tours:  

Cafe 108 at Auburn Public Theater  
https://www.cafe108.org/s/order

Cayuga Museum of History & Art/Case Research Lab
http://cayugamuseum.org/re-opening-information

Schweinfurth Art Center
https://schweinfurthartcenter.org/visit/

Seward House Museum 
http://www.sewardhouse.org/visit/general-information

Seymour Public Library 
https://seymourlibrary.org/reopening/

Willard Memorial Chapel 
https://www.willard-chapel.org/VisitorsandTours.html

Some of our community’s sites and attractions are not yet prepared to reopen. Our visitor specialists are here to assist you with the latest information on all our sites. If you have any questions, please contact Courtney Kasper at courtney@auburndowntown.org and follow our social media channels for the latest news and updates regarding Auburn’s historic and cultural sites

Things To Do

  • History
  • Art
  • Other Tourist Info