Explore the Collection

The collection of the Cayuga Museum includes a wide variety of three-dimensional objects, photographs, and archival records dating from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century, and is Cayuga County’s largest repository of cultural artifacts. Objects include paintings, clothing and textiles, tools, household items, decorative objects, toys, militaria, medical and scientific equipment, and Native American artifacts. Our archives consist of documents, maps, ledgers, scrapbooks, correspondence, and photographs.

Collections Highlights

Photography Collection

Case Research Lab Collection

George Michaels Collection

Auburn Correctional Facility Collection

Columbian Rope Company Collection

Cayuga County Historical Society Collection

Clothing Collection

Painting Collection