Explore the history, art, and scientific innovation of those who called Cayuga County home!
Cayuga Museum Introduction
Many thanks to Black Cub Productions for producing this brief introduction!
Samples of Case Research Lab Test Films
View some of the earliest sound films ever created, all created right here!
$10 – General Admission
$8 – Seniors & Military
$5 – Students (with valid ID)
Free – Children 12 and under
$12 – Cayuga Museum/ Schweinfurth Art Center Joint Pass *(get access to two museums in one!)*
Museum Members – Free Join today
203 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021
[Corner of Genesee and Washington Streets]
Museum Hours and Operations
Your Museum experience includes a tour of the Case Research Lab at:
11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM
If you are arriving at a time when the Lab is open, make sure to meet your guide at the Lab first before entering the museum. The Case Lab is located behind the main museum building. If you do not pre-purchase your reservation, you may make your payments at the Laboratory.
To improve your experience, Museum reservations are highly encouraged! You can make your reservation and purchase your admission online by clicking on the button below:
You may also make your reservation by calling ahead at 315-253-8051 or by emailing email@example.com
Visitors who use wheelchairs/and or walkers may enter through the entrance at the side of the house, beside the Case Research Lab. This door is secure, so please ring the doorbell and someone will assist you. All three levels of the building can be accessed by elevator.
Free parking is available on Genesee Street in front of the mansion, and there is a parking lot behind the building off of Washington Street. Tour buses must park on Genesee Street or offsite.
Telephone – (315) 253-8051
Kirsten Wise- firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Development and Outreach
Geoffrey Starks – email@example.com
Karyn Radcliffe – firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal Protective Equipment and Hygiene
> All staff and visitors are required to wear face coverings that cover both mouth and nose upon arrival to the Museum and throughout their visit.
> Disposable masks are available for free to anyone who needs one.
> Hand sanitizer is available for guests at multiple points around the Museum.
Employee and Visitor Health
> All employees complete a health screening prior to starting their shift.
> Employees who are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 or believe they have been in contact with someone who may have been exposed are required to work for home for ten days.
> Potential visitors who are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 or believe to have been in contact with someone who may have been exposed should not plan a visit to the Museum.
> A clear acrylic shield is installed at our front desk where social distancing may be difficult.
> The Cayuga Museum and Case Research Laboratory are not climate controlled (though both do have active heating for spring and winter months). In summer months, fans will be placed in galleries to ensure consistent air flow, but the galleries will be hot. For the safety of visitors and staff, if indoor temperatures are expected to exceed 90° Fahrenheit the Museum will close to the public for that day.
> Door handles and all high-touch surfaces are sanitized regularly, and the entire Museum is deep cleaned prior to opening each day.