Local Attractions in Geneva, New York

The historic Dove Building is pictured here under renovation in downtown Geneva, NY. The great American painter Arthur Dove created many of his most important works here, in his top floor studio overlooking Seneca Lake. Photo by: Neil Sjoblom

Local Attractions

Located in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region of New York, Geneva On The Lake offers the perfect starting point for exploring local attractions–from sparkling lakes, waterfalls and wine trails to museums of history, technology and play.

Visit The Glenn H. Curtiss Aviation Museum in Hammondsport, New York, open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., featuring Snoopy and the Red Baron on exhibit through September. The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York, is open and requires advance admission tickets available for purchase through November 1, 2020. Admission for kids 17 and under is free! Make an appointment to visit the Ithaca Sciencenter, or purchase a Timed Ticket for admission online for The Strong Museum of Play in Rochester. Take a drive to Auburn, New York, to see the Seward House Museum, the historic home of William Henry Seward and his family. Reserve a guided tour of the home or of the gardens, grounds, and architecture. Seward served as a New York State Senator, Governor of New York, a U.S. Senator, and as Secretary of State in the Lincoln and Johnson administrations, and his wife, Frances, fought to make a more equitable society, and used their 19th-century home as a stop on the underground railroad.